The Redlands Fourth-of-July Band - Contact Us
The Redlands Fourth-of-July Band - Founded in 1981 by Curtiss Allen Sr.
 
 
 
Our Inspiration and Hero


                             John Philip Sousa
                                                                   Read His Bio on Wikipedia
    Suggested Reading
"John Philip Sousa - American Phenomenon"
by
Paul E. Bierley
                          



Contact Us
 
    For Information About the Band or to Leave a Comment, Reply to:      Michael Shea at [email protected]

                                         
 
                                                        
                                                                                (Submitted by Brenda Bennett)
 
                                                                         
 
 
 
               Sousa's Band on their World Tour, 1910 -1911.
 
 
 

 
                                                                                                                    
 
                                        The Redlands Band in 1897 -- Franklin F. Pierce (leader)      
 
"The band was organized in July, 1887, by R. J. Water.  Pierce (center, back row) arrived in the fall and was soon chosen leader, a position he held until 1898.  At the Southern California band contest in Redondo, August 22, 1895, Redlands won first prize."
From:  'REDLANDS YESTERDAYS'  A Photo Album.......1870 - 1920, by William G. Moore, p. 147.
 
 
                                                                                                                       
                                                                              
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