The St. Johns River City Band is a dynamic band of top professional musicians. St. Johns River City Band is Jacksonville's official band and the official band of the State of Florida.
They have appeared at Carnegie Hall, Disney World's EPCOT Center, Ruth Eckerd Hall and Jacksonville's Metropolitan Park.
15.049 Official state band--The St. Johns River City Band is hereby designated and declared as an official Florida state band.
History.--s. 1, ch. 90-146.
------- from the 2000 Florida Statutes, Chapter 15
Ten years prior to the band's recognition as an official state band, the St. Johns River City Band was designated as an official band of the City of Jacksonville by a Resoluton of the City Council in part "in recognition of the many delightful free concerts it performs for the entertainment of appreciative audiences throughout Jacksonville, the First Coast, Florida, and the United States..."
The following information was excerpted from the 2015 Florida Statutes, Title 4, Chapter 15, Section 15.049.
TITLE IV EXECUTIVE BRANCH
cHAPTER 15 SECRETARY OF STATE
15.049 Official state band.
15.049 Official state band. ?The St. Johns River City Band is hereby designated and declared as an official Florida state band.
History.?s. 1, ch. 90-146.
"The 2015 Florida Statutes." Online Sunshine. ,The Florida State Legislature. Web. 28 Nov. 2015.
Shankle, George Earlie. State Names, Flags, Seals, Songs, Birds, Flowers, and Other Symbols. Irvine, Calif.: Reprint Services Corp, Revised edition, 1971.