2023 Season Concert Schedule

Sunday, June 4 @ 7:00 p.m. in Glen Oak Park

It’s Opening Night  and you will hear Voices for All! as the Morton Civic Chorus, under the direction of Denise Adams, joins the band for several special selections. Let summer begin in the beautiful Glen Oak Park Amphitheater.

Wednesday, June 7 @ 7:00 p.m. in the Warehouse District

Downtown on the Corner of State and Water Street

Come out in the evening for a cooling Summer Breeze.  Jennifer Rosa is our featured vocalist and the trumpet section will be recognized.  Special thanks to our host for all our Wednesday evening performances – Kelleher’s Irish Pub & Eatery.

Sunday, June 11 @ 7:00 p.m. in Glen Oak Park

Pull on your boots and grab your cowboy hat as our theme is The Duke!  Jennifer Rosa returns to sing for us and we may even let the trumpets play their featured selection one more time.

Wednesday, June 14 @ 7:00 p.m. in the Warehouse District

You won’t need a life preserver for this concert but much of the music will be Underwater including our Bubbling Woodwinds.  The very talented Courtney Huffman Frye is our featured vocalist.

Sunday, June 18 @ 7:00 p.m. in Glen Oak Park

It’s Father’s Day and we will celebrate them – but we will also remember Mother’s Day as well.  Bring your own bubbles tonight and participate with our Bubbling Woodwinds.  Courtney Huffman Frye will also return to sing for all of us.

Wednesday, June 21 @ 7:00 p.m. in the Warehouse District

Downtown on the Corner of State and Water Street

Youth on Parade takes center stage as our Kamarer Youth Soloist Award Winner, Samantha Schweizer from Washington, performs.  In addition, Aria Main makes her debut performance with the band.

Friday, June 23 @ 7:00 p.m. at St. Philomena Church

1000 W. Albany Avenue, Peoria

This is almost a tradition!  St. Philomena is an outstanding host for the band and for the audience.  Bring a lawn chair and come enjoy an hour of great music.  Aria Main will be there to sing.

Sunday, June 25 @ 7:00 p.m. in Glen Oak Park

Golfers, birdie or bogey?  You might need a score card but there are still no green fees for this free concert. Aria Main will sing and our celebrity emcee is Amber Krycka. 

Wednesday, June 28 @ 7:00 p.m. in the Warehouse District

United We Stand!  This is a red, white and blue week for America.  We have two vocalists for the price of one – Lee Wenger and Katie McLuckie will entertain and Bugler’s Holiday is on tap.

Monday, July 3 @ 7:00 p.m. in Glen Oak Park

Yes, the fireworks tradition returns to the park and we hope you will come Celebrate America with the band and our vocalists, Lee Wenger and Katie McLuckie.  Thanks to the Peoria Park District for the great post-concert fireworks show!

Friday, July 7 @ 7:00 p.m. in the Warehouse District

Yes – FRIDAY – experience a little Movie Magic on a special Friday evening performance.  Karen Stewart returns for her second time to sing with the band.

Sunday, July 9 @ 7:00 p.m. in Glen Oak Park

Big Band Sounds will fill the amphitheater this evening.  You can dance if you like – just be in time.  Karen Stewart will be there to sing for all of us and Dr. Sheila Quirk-Bailey is our guest emcee.

Wednesday, July 12 @ 7:00 p.m. in the Warehouse District

You won’t sit still for this one – lots of Toe Tappers are planned.  Newcomer Christiana Kolosvary is going to make her vocal debut and extrordinary percussionist Jeremy Clark will solo.

Sunday, July 16 @ 7:00 p.m. in Glen Oak Park

Christiana Kolosvary returns to sing on an evening where we explore the Power of Nature.  Be ready for anything this evening.  Jeremy Clark, percussionist, will amaze you with the speed of his hands.

Wednesday, July 19 @ 7:00 p.m. in the Warehouse District

Sit back with us and enjoy a little Star Gazing this evening. Our vocal soloist has been gone for a while but returns to Peoria with a doctorate in vocal performance – come enjoy Dr. Katie Burnham.  Also on the program is our own Dixieland Band.

Sunday, July 23 @ 7:00 p.m. in Glen Oak Park

The Metamora Civil War Dancers will be at the concert this evening along with our own Peoria Municipal Dixieland Band.  Dr. Burnham will be singing and Sounds from the Land of Lincoln will be heard.

Wednesday, July 26 @ 7:00 p.m. in the Warehouse District

Steve Williams will be singing with us for the first time as the band will be Marching On.  Carl Anderson brings his trombone from the back of the band to the front and wait until you see what happens.

Friday, July 28 @ 7:00 p.m. at United Presbyterian Church

2400 W. Northmoor Road, Peoria

A one hour program performed by the PMB mini-band.  Big music from a smaller group with convenient parking for you.  Join us and our vocalist Steve Williams.  Bring a lawn chair!

Sunday, July 30 @ 7:00 p.m. in Glen Oak Park

Lord of the Rings (LOTR) will play in the park this evening. Steve Williams returns to sing and Carl Anderson is featured as our instrumental soloist once again.

Wednesday, August 2 @ 7:00 p.m. in the Warehouse District

It will be a River Fantasy this evening so prepare to do a little traveling.  Alison Meuth returns this week to sing with the band and the entire trombone section is featured.

Sunday, August 6 @ 7:00 p.m. in Glen Oak Park

Oh boy, visit the basement or the attic and bring decorations because Santa is Early. The trombones will slide out to perform a special number and Alison Meuth will be at  the concert to sing. JD Dalfonso is our celebrity emcee this evening!

Wednesday, August 9 @ 7:00 p.m. in Warehouse District

The traditional College Fight Song Salute happens this evening and Mollie Krueger returns to Central Illinois to sing with the band.  Wear your school colors for this one and cheer extra loud for the horn section.

Sunday, August 13 @ 7:00 p.m. in Glen Oak Park

Tonight we will say That’s A Wrap and thank everyone for their support throughout the summer.  Mollie Krueger will be our featured vocal soloist and yes, the horns will be featured! Former Band Commission Chair Mary Jo Papich will narrate.