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Come out and play! New members eagerly welcomed; click here to get started.

FM Flash BandVolunteers from Store to Door and shoppers at the Hollywood Fred Meyer in Portland, OR, were stunned when The Beat Goes On surprised them one morning in honor of National Older American's Month. Click here for the video!

The Spring Showcase multi-band was terrific! If you missed it (or just want to see it again), you can watch all four band via this link. TBGO appears in the last 30 minutes. Huge thanks to Tim Gauthier for a fabulous job on the video!

Jess Wishon just completed a short documentary that captures the flavor of the band. Check it out right here!

Wanna know what the Shanghai trip was like? Check out the slideshow at left and then a short summary of the trip. There's plenty more in our Press & Media section, and Sound & Video page including coverage on the Suzhou evening news. And catch our interview with Community Hotline with more pix and video.

Parade coverage from Shanghai (TBGO appears briefly at around 1:05)

See TV coverage on ABC 6 from our July 2014 trip to Bristol, Rhode Island.

covered our appearance with the Hillsboro Hops under the baton of Maestro Carlos Kalmar.

Lots more coverage on our Press & Video pages.



Did you play in a high school or college marching band? Remember how much fun that was? Have you ever found yourself wishing you could relive those days? Well, dream no longer, my musical friend ...
The Beat Goes On!

The Beat Goes On is an all-adult marching band committed to delighting Northwest and National audiences while reliving the best parts of the marching band experience. The band is known for its feel-good attitude, emphasis on audience interaction, and spontaneity on the street and on stage. Though our musical tastes are eclectic, TBGO features a high-energy, brassy, rock and roll style — we may be a marching band, but we're more likely to play Lady Gaga than John Phillip Sousa! Band members hail primarily from the Pacific Northwest but come from as far away as Ohio, Florida, Arizona, and California for special events. If you are over the age of 18 and play (or used to play) a band instrument ... Come Out and Play With Us!


Meet The Beat! Take the nickel tour with this video

SPONSORS & PARTNERS
A HUGE thank you to the United States Embassy in Beijing for a major grant supporting Cultural Programming in China. We'll make you proud!

We're grateful that the Intel Involved Matching Grant Program is a long-standing supporter of TBGO . Thank you Intel Foundation!

TBGO sends a VERY special thank you to Mrs. Arlene Schnitzer for her generous support.

A generous donation from Moda Health is helping us get to Shanghai. You rock!

Thank you to the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources for a generous donation.

MEMBER UPDATES

Troutdale and Lents have been officially designated Minor Participation Events. See the Event Information page if you are interested in sponsoring a participating child.

Orders for Winter Jackets are being accepted through August 9.

Bus signups for Astoria are open.

Travel information and signups for San Antonio are available on the Event Information page. Signup deadline is June 22.




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