Ann Arbor Civic Band announces Wednesday night concerts at West Park
The Ann Arbor Civic Band, founded in 1935 as an extension of the University of Michigan's School of Music, has announced its summer series of Wednesday evening concerts, happening at 8 p.m. at the West Park Band Shell, off Seventh Street north of Huron in Ann Arbor. Admission to these shows is free.
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June 19: "It’s Summertime" Pack a picnic and join the Ann Arbor Civic Band as it kicks off the summer concert series.
June 26: "Purely Michigan" The Civic Band features the music of Michigan composers and music dedicated to the Great Lakes State.
July 3: "Tribute to the U.S.A." The band presents its annual Fourth of July celebration with patriotic selections.
July 10: "Children’s Concert" This is one of the band’s most popular concerts for children young and the young at heart. Don’t forget to bring along your teddy bear for the teddy bear parade.
July 17: "Sousa Style" The band presents a concert in the tradition of the Sousa Band featuring overtures, soloists and, of course, marches.
July 24: "Music Legends" The last concert of the season features the music of music legends including the Beatles, Frank Sinatra, Gershwin, Andrew Lloyd Weber, and others.