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Ben Ali Shrine Band to Present Free Concert at California Automobile Museum

Apr 03, 2024 10:10AM ● By Ben Ali Shrine Band News Release

SACRAMENTO, CA (MPG) - The Ben Ali Shrine Band will perform a free, family-friendly, open to the public concert at 7 p.m. Friday, April 19, at the California Automobile Museum at 2200 Front Street in Sacramento.

Under the baton of Director Jerry Lopes, the band will perform a variety of popular tunes, including a sprinkling of automotive-themed favorites.

Donation envelopes in support of the extraordinary work done by doctors and staff of the Shriners Hospitals for Children -- Northern California, 2425 Stockton Blvd. in Sacramento, will be available on-site.  Donations are strictly voluntary.

Ben Ali's history dates back to 1922, highlighted by positive community outreach and support of the Shriners Hospitals for Children.  The Ben Ali Shrine Temple is located at 3262 Marysville Blvd., in Sacramento.

Shriners Hospitals for Children -- Northern California treats children with complex medical conditions, providing care to families throughout Northern California, the western United States and portions of Mexico and Canada. The free care provided by the local hospital -- and Shriners hospitals throughout the United States -- promotes healing that otherwise would represent an enormous economic burden to affected families.

The California Automobile Museum houses one of the nation's most diverse collections of motor vehicles produced over many decades.  Its extensive docent program is nationally recognized.  For more information on the museum or to become a member, call 916-442-6802 or visit