People enjoying the bank concert in City Park in Houston, Texas.
(1901). "Band concert in City Park (postcard)." http://hdl.handle.net/1911/36917.
The central bandstand was built in 1901. One hundred benches were placed around the bandstand to provide seating for the concert audiences. The city offered free band concerts twice a week. According to a March 28, 1937 article in the Houston Post, 4,000 people routinely came for Sunday evening band concerts.
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