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.

Click on a concert location to bring up a map showing where it is!

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
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.

Young Artist Competition 2018 Winner: Gus Brown!

CRMB is proud to announce that Gus Brown has won the 2018 Young Artist Competition. A junior at Xavier High School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, he began drum set lessons at age 4 with Gabe Brown of American Idol and Helforstout fame. Shortly after, snare and drum set instructor Ryan Hoagland took him on as …

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Commission Meeting 23 March

The City Band Commission will meet at the Washington High School band room at 4:45 PM on Friday, 23 March. This meeting will discuss the 2018 budget amendments, if any. Immediately after, the Commission will hold auditions. The meeting is open to the public, the auditions are open only to the Commission and the auditioners.

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2018 Young Artist Competition

The 2018 Young Artist Competition will be held Wednesday, 18 April, at Washington High School in Cedar Rapids — the eighth annual event! The competition is open to woodwind, brass, and percussion students in grades 9-12 who live or attend school in Linn County and participate in a school band program. The winner will be …

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CRMB Auditions 23 and 25 March

[insert_php] // Hide Email from Spam Bots using a short code place this in your functions file function HideMail($atts , $content = null ){ if ( ! is_email ($content) ) return; return ”.antispambot($content).”; } add_shortcode( ’email’,’HideMail’); [/insert_php] The City Band Commission will conduct auditions for the Municipal Band on 23 and 25 March 2018. Auditions …

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