PLEASANTON -- A fun musical tradition is set to return Saturday to Pleasanton.

Foothill High School's annual Band Review will be held Saturday, when more than 50 high school bands will compete for awards.

The Band Review is expected to start along Main Street, where a downtown parade featuring the competing schools is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Parade admission is free.

At the same time, a free band concert will be held at Amador High School, at 1155 Santa Rita Road in Pleasanton.

In the afternoon, the event will shift to Foothill High School, at 4375 Foothill Road. There, parade awards will be handed out at 3 p.m.

A field show, where dozens of bands are expected to perform, is slated from 4 to 10 p.m. General admission to the field show is $10. All events are open to the public.

Foothill High has been hosting the Band Review competition since 1974.

Contact Chris De Benedetti at 510-353-7011. Follow him at Twitter.com/cdebenedetti.



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