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Municipal Band Concert - 8.14.18

Time: 8:00 PM

Location: Hopkins Park Band Shell

Conductor: Kirk Lundbeck

Vocal Soloist: Denny Vaupel

History: The DeKalb Municipal Band is a tradition that goes back to 1854, when a small group of musicians fresh from the California Gold Rush formed the Silver Cornet Band. Since then, a City Band in DeKalb has existed for over 160 years, uninterrupted by wars, and a depression. With such a record, DeKalb claims to be the city with the oldest continuous band in Illinois.

Cost: All concerts throughout the summer are FREE

When: Every Tuesday throughout the summer.

Where: Concerts are at the Band shell in Hopkins Park 1403 Sycamore Road (Route 23), DeKalb

What to bring: Family and Friends

To fully enjoy the evening people are encouraged to come early and bring a picnic dinner

Please join the City of DeKalb and DeKalb Park District for an enjoyable evening at these concerts and special programs.

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