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2019 Concert Schedule

Date Day Time
Details Vocal Soloist
June 11th Tues 8pm Opening Night! Maureen Christine
June 18th Tues 8pm
Mike Williamson
June 25th Tues 8pm
Gavin Wilson
July 4th Thurs 8pm A Star Spangled Spectacular! Karen Manley-Kahler
July 9th Tues 8pm A Tribute to Broadway & Silver Screen Jill McCormick
July 16th Tues 8pm
Denny Vaupel
July 23rd Tues 8pm Terri Goodman
July 30th
Tues 8pm Special Children's Concert
Zach Harris
August 4th
Sun 2:30pm Summer Festival @ Ellwood House Jill McCormick
August 6th Tues 8pm
Gregor King
August 13th Tues 8pm A Musical Trip Around the World Christine Monterio
August 20th Tues 8pm Closing Night Deanna Tausch
*All Vocal soloists are subject to change

Recognized throughout the country as one of the Midwest's most historic musical organizations, the

DeKalb Municipal Band will hold the 2019 concert season at the Hopkins Park Band Shell, 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb. Performances include soloists each week and a special "Pops Concert" and fireworks show on the Fourth of July as well as other special featured events.

Conductor: Kirk Lundbeck

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: See schedule above

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.