The Peoria Municipal Band, under the direction of Dr. David Vroman, will begin their 85th season of summer concerts on Sunday, June 5th at 7:00 p.m. in the Glen Oak Park Amphitheater in Peoria, Illinois and follow up in the Peoria Warehouse District on Wednesday, June 8th. The 2022 Peoria Municipal Band Summer Season will consist of 24 performances by a band of 50 musicians. All concerts are free of charge and parking is adjacent to the performing venues. Weekly updates about the concerts can be found online at peoriamunicipalband.com.
Opening night is Sunday, June 5th at 7:00 pm in the Glen Oak Park Amphitheater. The concert will feature vocal soloist Jennifer Rosa along with music by George Gershwin, Eric Whitacre, John Philp Sousa and others. All Sunday evening concerts return to Glen Oak Park this summer on June 5, 12, 19, 26, July 3 (fireworks!), 10, 17, 24, 31, August 7 and 14.
Wednesday evening performances are presented at the corner of Water and State Street each Wednesday evening at 7:00 p.m. These performances will be June 8, 15, 22, 29, July 6, 13, 20, 27, August 3 and 10.
Two special Friday evening performances will be given this season. The first is at St. Philomena’s Church and School on Friday June 24th at 7:00 p.m. Then on Friday July 29th the band will perform at United Presbyterian Church, also at 7:00 p.m.