A community band has been part of the Coos Bay area since the days of Louis Simpson. The Bay Area Concert Band has opened every Oregon Coast Music Festival since the festival began in 1978! Be a part of the summer tradition of music in the park. Join us for wonderful music performed by distinguished local musicians. Stephen Simpkins is the current director of the band, that consists of approximately 40 musicians from in and around the Bay Area including Myrtle Point, Coquille, and Bandon.. The band is a recognized non-profit organization by the state of Oregon and the IRS. Some of the selections to be played include: The Star Wars Epic Part two, composed by John Williams; Music from Airforce One, composed by Jerry Goldsmith; Hollywood Moods, composed by Alfred Newman; Disney at the Movies arranged by John Higgins; and Music for a Darkened Theatre various themes by composer Danny Elfman.