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 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.

Commission Meeting 28 June 2018

The City Band Commission will meet in formal session on Thursday, 28 June 2018, at 6:30 PM in the Children’s Room at the CR Public Library. This is the end-of-fiscal-year meeting, which will include an informal review of the year’s spending.

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The perfect way to spend father’s day: Cedar Rapids Municipal Band concert!

The dads and grand-dads in your life will love finishing their day with the Cedar Rapids Municipal band on Sunday at Ellis!  This week’s program features our own: Joe Perea on steel pans, Christine Bellomy on klezmer clarinet, and Caleb Lambert on trombone.  The kids will enjoy hearing a medley from “Frozen,” the slightly older …

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Cedar Rapids Municipal Band Concert Wednesday with the Marion Community Band!

Wednesday is a special joint concert with the Marion Community Band in Lowe Park!  This week’s program features our own: Joe Perea on steel pans, Christine Bellomy on klezmer clarinet, and Caleb Lambert on trombone.  The kids will enjoy hearing a medley from “Frozen,” the slightly older kids (and fun-loving adults) will enjoy music from …

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CR Municipal Band Concert Sunday at Bever!

We dodged the rain on Wednesday night and hoping for a beautiful night on Sunday so we can perform this fantastic program one more time!   Lynn Rothrock sings with the band this week on two children’s movie favorites, a D-Day tribute, and a favorite by Iowa’s own Karl King!  Gather your friends and family and join …

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