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Sunday, March 12

Centenary Celebration of the Pearse and Connolly Fife and Drum Band

Sunday, March 12, 2:00pm-4:00pm
Location: Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Public Library, 100 Larkin Street, San Francisco
Free event.

Discover the remarkable history of the Pearse and Connolly Fife and Drum Band and be entertained by a rousing performance of this respected centerpiece of the San Francisco Irish community!

The Pearse and Connolly Fife and Drum Band, an important cultural institution of the San Francisco Irish community, was founded in Butte, Montana in 1917 and moved to SF in the 1920s (shown above in 1936). The public is invited to learn about its founding and history as well as to enjoy a memorable performance.

Please bring photos and memorabilia associated with the Band to this event to showcase in a display.

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