BOSTON (AP) — Downtown Boston had a tuba takeover on Saturday.

More than 150 tuba players lugged their instruments to Faneuil Hall Marketplace for this weekend’s 32nd annual Boston Tuba Christmas Concert.

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The 32nd annual Boston Tuba Christmas Concert at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. (WBZ-TV)

Saturday afternoon’s free concert was held at the west end of the sprawling marketplace.

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A tuba player during the 32nd annual Boston Tuba Christmas Concert at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. (WBZ-TV)

The event was sponsored by the Harvey Phillips Foundation, a nonprofit foundation dedicated to developing, expanding and preserving music.

Organizers say the offbeat concert is meant to be a celebration of “the beloved, respected and joyous tuba culture that exists today.”

(© Copyright 2017 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

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