The Other Music of Bakersfield

Bakersfield's other music from parks to pit orchestras.

Beale Park Band

from the 19th century

One of the longest running ensembles in Bakersfield history.

Union Music

Organized musicians and the venues they played.

In the pit

Music for theatre and silent movies and the players who made it happen.

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The Other Music of Bakersfield


Written by J.R. (Randy) Fendrick.

  • Hardcover
  • Illustrations by Iva Fendrick
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