We want to thank all of you who supported The Kirby Band and our affiliate Ain't Misbehavin', both physically and financially, throughout the year 2022. Our summer concert series at Kirby Park in Nichols, NY was  presented on the first four Mondays of August.   Concerts were of one hour duration with no intermission or refreshment availability.  The concerts were very successful and well received. The first concert of the August concert series was presented by our affiliate band, Ain't Misbehavin'. The Kirby Band is believed to be the oldest continuously performing community band in the United States, having performed annualy since 1876.

The Kirby Band completed the 2022 season with 7 parades and 6 concerts, beginning with Memorial Day parades in Elmira, and Elmira Heights, NY. Other parades included Candor, NY; Spencer, NY; Owego, NY; Athens. PA; Sayre, PA; and Endwell, NY.  Concerts were performed in Nichols, NY; Sayre, PA and Athens, PA.

Ain't Misbehavin', a band with jazz ensemble instrumentation, and affiliated with the Kirby Band, performed 12 programs in 2022 starting in Nichols, NY with other venues in Binghamton, Johnson City, Endicott, Endwell, Newark Valley, and Windsor, NY as well as Athens and Sayre, PA.  Visit their page on the website for information and schedule or at

New Members
The Kirby Band welcomes all the new members who have recently joined.  Come and be part of the Kirby family.  Rehearsal is held every Monday night at the Kirby Band Hall and rehearsal facility formerly known as the "Old Asbury Church" on West River Road, Nichols, NY, approximately 1 mile west of Tioga Downs.   

Booking the Band
Contact our Business Manager, Jon Allen, (570) 886-0229, email, or via postal mail to:  The Kirby Band, P.O. Box 105, Nichols, NY 13812.

The Kirby Band is supported, in part, with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts' Decentralization Program administered by The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes, and also by The Town of Nichols, NY.

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