2018 Concert Schedule

The current concert schedule is shown below. Occasionally, it is necessary to cancel a concert due to weather. We cancel only to protect our players, crew, and audience. Concert will usually be attempted rather than cancelled for rain. Cancellations for rain will not be made before 5:30 PM. Concerts are cancelled immediately if lightning is seen. Announcements will be done through social media and the KMRY Weather Line at 393-0500.

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All concerts start at 7:30 PM unless otherwise noted.

Date Site
Wed Jun 6 Greene Square with the Cedar Rapids Youth Wind Ensemble at 6:30
Sun Jun 10 Bever Park with the New Horizons Band at 6:15
Wed Jun 13 Lowe Park in Marion, special concert with the Marion Band starting at 7:00 and CRMB playing at 8:00
Sun Jun 17 Ellis Park near the river with CR Jazz at 6:15
Thu Jun 21 McGrath Amphitheater for the opening ceremonies of the 30th Annual BBQ Roundup! Downbeat at 8:15 PM, with fireworks after.
Sun Jun 24 Bever Park
Wed Jun 27 Johnson STEAM Academy
Sun Jul 1 Noelridge Park near the new playground! Bring the kids!
Wed Jul 4 Guthridge Park in Hiawatha to celebrate our nation’s independence
Sun Jul 8 Bever Park
Wed Jul 11 Bowman Woods
Sun Jul 15 McGrath Amphitheater with the Coe Youth Flute Ensemble at 6:30
Wed Jul 18 Cleveland School , 2200 First Ave NW
Sun Jul 22 Bever Park
Wed Jul 25 Noelridge Park
Sun Jul 29 Ellis Park
Wed Aug 1 McGrath Amphitheater
Sun Aug 5 Bever Park with special guests the Coe College Touring Bands at 6:00

Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a City program, service, or activity, should contact the Municipal Band Business Manager at  319-431-9649 or email business AT crmuniband.org as soon as possible but no  later than 48 hours before the event.

You have plans Sunday night at Bever Park- it’s the last Municipal Band Concert of the summer!

We’ve packed in the favorites for our final week!   We have a little something for everyone: music from the hit musical Hamilton, a medley of music from Pixar films including Toy Story, Up, The Incredibles, Cars,  and Ratatouille, and a fantastic clarinet solo from University of Iowa clarinet professor Jorge Montilla.  Gather your family and friends, a picnic, and join us at …

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Catch us in our last week of the season Wednesday at the McGrath Amphitheater!

It’s the last week of our season, so if you haven’t made it to a municipal band concert yet this summer, this is the week to check us out!  We have a fantastic program this week with a little something for everyone: music from the hit musical Hamilton, a medley of music from Pixar films …

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Concert Sunday night at Ellis Park!

We have some amazing special guests this week!  Kentucky Derby bugler (and Cedar Rapids native) Steve Buttleman will amaze you with a simply gorgeous rendition of Puccini’s Nessun Dorma and invite two outstanding high school trumpeters to join him on Leroy Anderson’s Bugler’s Holiday.  Ninth grade Hannah Langley will also impress on Carnival of Venice …

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CR Municipal Band Concert Wednesday at Noelridge!

We have some amazing special guests this week!  Kentucky Derby bugler (and Cedar Rapids native) Steve Buttleman will amaze you with a simply gorgeous rendition of Puccini’s Nessun Dorma and invite two outstanding high school trumpeters to join him on Leroy Anderson’s Bugler’s Holiday.  Ninth grade Hannah Langley will also impress on Carnival of Venice …

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