Band History

Leichhardt City Band's Original Logo

Original Logo

The band was formed by Leichhardt Council in 1988. Mr Arthur Satchel approached the Council to form the band as a Bi-Centenary cultural initiative. Since then, the band has performed at a wide range of venues, and has toured extensively.

Performances & Tours

Some of the Band’s performances include:

  • Regular performances as Leichhardt Citizenship Ceremonies
  • Central Coast Entertainment Challenge (Tumbi Umbi)
  • Star City Casino
  • Carols with Sydney Youth Choir
  • Orange Grove Markets
  • Marrickville Markets
  • Rozelle Hospital Fete
  • Lions Club Fete

International Band tours include:

  • Hungary (2015)
  • Northern Italy (2012)
  • Ireland (2009)
  • United Kingdom (two tours – Devon, Cornwall – 1998)
  • Italy (two tours to Giovanazza, Leichhardt’s sister city)
  • Czech Republic (1995)

Locally, the band has visited many parts of Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland, including:

  • Cairns (2001)
  • Adelaide and Victor Harbour (2004)

Adelaide Tour 2004