Next Friday's concert could be its last, as city officials try to close a multi-million dollar budget gap. The city says the $480,000 spent on the 40-member band is too much.
A budget hearing next week could mean the end with smaller music acts taking over.
So after 100 years, a band that's been around longer than the L.A. Philharmonic may be history.
Residents say it would be a terrible loss.