Municipal Band Concerts

Founded in 1919, the Sterling Municipal Band has been a community staple since that time.
2022 marks the 93rd Season of Music Under the Stars!

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

Preshow entertainment ♫ begins at 6:15 PM each night.   Concessions available for purchase.
Bring a lawn chair or blanket, or sit in the bench seating in the park.

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


2022 Music Under the Stars Schedule

June 1 – Opening Concert
♫ Finding Home

June 8 – Guest Soloist – Madeline Geil
♫ Mariachi Camprianos

June 15 – “Night on Broadway”
♫ Truman’s Ridge

June 22 – Guest Conductor – Jonathan Lauff, Neuqua Valley High School, Naperville, IL
♫ Who Drank all the Tequila

June 29 – “Annual 4th of July Celebration” 
♫ String-Alongs

July 6 – “Conductors Night Out”
♫ Hitz City

July 13 – Guest Conductor – Dr. Charles Menghini, Director Emeritus, Vandercook College of Music
♫ Robbie LeBlanc and the Real Live Show

July 20 – Guest Conductor – Dr. Anthony Marinello, Illinois State University
♫ Chameleon

July 27 – Kidz Koncert
♫ Spontaneous Combustion

August 3 – An Evening of Frank Sinatra Hits with guests Jason Richard, soloist, and the Josh Duffee Quintet
♫ Monarch

Special Saturday Evening Concerts

Saturday, June 25, 2022 | 7:30 PM

Josh Duffee Orchestra


Saturday, July 16, 2022 | 7:30 PM

The Illinois Brass Band