Rob Cline

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Guthridge and Kirkwood and Bever! Oh my!

You have three chances to hear the Municipal Band this week: Tuesday, July 4: Guthridge Park in Hiawatha — It’s our patriotic program featuring a wonderful performance by Young Artist Competition winner Jenna Scherrman, John Williams’ marches for the Star Wars series, the Cedar Rapids Concert Chorale, and of course plenty of music celebrating America! …

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Patriotic performances! Wed, 6/28 NOW AT KENNEDY HIGH SCHOOL & Tue, 7/4 at Guthridge

It is time for one of the Municipal Band’s most anticipated concerts of the summer! Celebrate America with us on Wednesday, June 28, at Kennedy High School Auditorium (venue changed due to wildfire air quality issues) in Cedar Rapids and TUESDAY, July 4, at Guthridge Park in Hiawatha. Both performances will stream live on the …

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Week 3: Dr. Shanley returns for concerts at Johnson and Ellis

Join the Muncipal Band for concerts at Johnson STEAM Academy and Ellis Park this week. Dr. Steve Shanley takes to the podium for the first time this season! The Wednesday night concert starts at 6:30 p.m. with a prelude concert featuring the young students from the Harmony School of Music. The Muni Band takes the …

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Week 2: Cleveland Elementary School (not park!) & McGrath Amphitheatre

Join the Muni Band at Cleveland Elementary School and the McGrath Amphitheatre for performances featuring Blake Shaw!

The 2023 season starts this week!

The Municipal Band season begins with concerts at The History Center (6/7) and Bever Park (6/11).

It’s the final week of the season!

Hard to believe, but we have arrived at the end of the 2022 season. This week, join us at Noelridge Park on Wednesday, August 3 and at Bever Park on Sunday, August 7. The Muni Band takes the stage at 7:30 pm. On Sunday night, arrive early for a 6:30 pm concert by the Eastside …

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Brass vs. Woodwinds!

This week, the band divides for an epic battle…wait…er…epic concert! Join us Wednesday, July 27 at Bowman Woods Elementary and Sunday, July 31 at Ellis Park. Concert time is 7:30 pm and you can watch the concerts live on our Facebook page or listen to the Sunday evening concert on KMRY radio. Brass Choir Program …

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Week 7 — Kirkwood CC and McGrath Amphitheatre

Join the Muni Band this week at Kirkwood Community College on Wednesday, July 20, and at McGrath Amphitheatre on Sunday, July 24. Concert time is 7:30 pm. You can watch the performances live on Facebook and hear the Sunday concert on KMRY radio. Now, you may have heard a certain conductor (we shall not name …

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Juggle Your Schedule for the Wed. Night Concert!

This week, the Wednesday night performance will include a juggling performance by Benjamin Domask-Ruh as Cedar Rapids welcomes the 75th Annual International Jugglers Convention to town! Join us on July 13 at The History Center to catch (see what we did there?) this special event. If you can’t attend in person, you can tune in …

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Week 5: Around the world…and to a galaxy far, far away

The band celebrated America in during week four. For week five, we travel around the globe and beyond. Way beyond. Join us this week at Cleveland School on Wednesday, July 6 and in Bever Park on Sunday, July 10. Concerts can also be viewed live on the band’s Facebook page and the Sunday evening performance …

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