The Capitol Pops Concert Band will kick off its 23nd season with a free, open to the public concert at 7 p.m. Friday, March 22, 2019, at the California Automobile Museum, 2200 Front Street in Sacramento.
Under the baton of Director Judith Steinle, the CPCB will perform a fresh program of pops tunes, reflecting the band's "Take Me Away" theme -- a musical journey designed to please a wide variety of listener tastes. This will be the band's seventh annual performance at the downtown Sacramento venue. The two-hour concert includes a 20-minute intermission.
The concert is being sponsored by THE NIELLO COMPANY, based in Sacramento.
The California Automobile Museum will open to the public at 6 p.m. at no charge on March 22. Visitors are welcome to tour the museum, get detailed information from museum docents and visit the gift shop before attending the free CPCB concert -- 7 to 9 p.m. with a 20-minute intermission. Liquid refreshments will be available for purchase on-site.
Started in 1997, the CPCB has performed a diverse portfolio of high-quality, well-prepared music heard by thousands of concert-goers throughout Northern California. The Citrus Heights-based, self-supporting, nonprofit community band of about 50 musicians represents a wide cross-section of the Sacramento area. More information can be found on the band's Facebook page or at www.capitolpops.org.
The Niello Company oversees more than a dozen motor vehicle dealerships in the Sacramento area, including stores that offer new, high-end models exclusively to the Sacramento regional market. The family-owned firm's roots date back to 1921, making The Niello Company one of the area's oldest and most respected business operations. The website is www.niello.com.