Municipal Band Concerts

Founded in 1919, the Sterling Municipal Band has been a community staple since that time. 2024 marks the 95th Season of Music Under the Stars!

Free Concerts Every Wednesday Evening, June through August, at 7:30 PM at the Grandon Civic Center, Central Memorial Park, Sterling

Preshow entertainment begins at 6:15 PM each concert night. Concessions available for purchase. Bring a lawn chair or blanket, or sit in the bench seating in the park.

For more information on the Sterling Municipal Band, please visit their website or follow them on Facebook.

2023 Music Under the Stars Schedule

May 31
Opening Concert
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June 7
Guest TBA
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June 14
Guest Conductor, Scott Stich, Director of Bands at Highland Community College, Freeport and retired director, Lena-Winslow HS, Lena, IL
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June 21
Guest Conductor, Dr. Rodney Schueller, Aurora University, Aurora, IL
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June 28
GUEST TBA
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July 5
INDEPENDANCE DAY CELEBRATION!
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July 12
Kidz Koncert
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July 19
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July 26
Randall Standridge, composer, Jonesboro, Arkansas
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August 2
Season Finale
♫ TBA

Special Saturday Evening Concerts

Saturday, June 24, 2023 | 7:30 PM

Josh Duffee Orchestra

Saturday, July 15, 2023 | 7:30 PM

The Big River Brass Band

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