1890sThe Wäinö Band took up the brass band tradition in Lanesville.People and Communities, Arts and Culture, Music, Finnish History

Musicians of the Lanesville Wäinö Band, 1903. Courtesy of Cape Ann Museum Library & Archives, Photo 21021
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Most of the members of the band were Finnish immigrants and included Charles Glover, director, Jacob Soltti, Natt Nikola, Toivo Nikola, Oscar Tuikka, Isaac Ojantakanen, Andrew Jacobsen, Jacob Suutari, John Jacobson, and John Wallius. During the summers, the band rode in open trolley cars to play in all the neighborhoods around the Cape.

Erkkila, Barbara H. Village at Lane’s Cove. Ten Pound Island Book Co., 1989.
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