Municipal Band Concerts

Founded in 1919, the Sterling Municipal Band has been a community staple since that time.
Please join them for their 91st Season of Music Under the Stars under the direction of Annette Hackbarth!

June 5th through August 7th @ 7:30 PM
Grandon Civic Center | Central Memorial Park, Sterling, Illinois

Preshow entertainment begins at 6:30 PM each night.   Concessions available for purchase.
Bring a lawn chair or blanket, or sit in the bench seating in the park.

The Sterling Municipal Band has a great line up of guest performers, directors and special recognition evenings planned for its Summer 2019 Season.

June 5
Summer Season Opener

June 12
Military Appreciation Night
celebrating area veterans and honoring Flag Day

June 19
Dr. Thomas Bough
Northern Illinois University

June 26
Dr. Gregory Cunningham
Oakland University

July 3
Independence Day Celebration
feat. The Chicago Mercantile Battery during the 1812  Overture

July 10
Mike McCoy
Sterling High School, retired

July 17
Featuring the Music of John Williams

July 24
Dr. Alicia Neal
Eastern Illinois University

July 31
Kids’ Koncert

August 7
Summer Season Finale

PLUS a Special Saturday Night Concert

July 6
The Josh Duffee Orchestra
celebrating Louis Bellson’s Birthday!

All performances begin at 7:30 p.m.  Come early and enjoy concessions from the Food Court provided by area non-profits.   Feel free to bring a lawn chair or blanket.   All ages are welcome for these FREE community performances.

For more information on the Sterling Municipal Band, please visit their website or follow them on Facebook.