Civic Band Concerts
Celebrating 75 Years of Music
in the Park
- Pre-Concert Activities, 7:00-7:45 pm
- Concert, 8:00-9:00 pm
- Thursdays, Mid-June - Mid-August
- Les Paul Performance Center
321 Wisconsin Avenue
Waukesha, WI 53188
June 20 - Enjoy seated yoga stretch as you take in the natural beauty of the park.
Music: Tuba Solo with selections from Les Miserables
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June 27 – It’s patriotic night! Bring the kiddos and enjoy the Half Notes program by making a patriotic pin and creating a ribbon wand to help “conduct” the band. Get your free flag too. All items while supplies last.
Music: Patriotic tunes, Trumpet Solo, and selections from Victory at Sea
July 11 – It’s Family Night! Bring the kiddos to the Half Notes program to enjoy a Marry Poppins party! Design a kite to fly (while they last) and learn line dances to perform to Mary Poppins music.
Music: Selections from Mary Poppins, Tubby the Tuba, and The Lion King
July 18 – Come celebrate 75 year of music in the park with the Civic Band Anniversary Concert. We’ll plant a tree to honor the Civic Band and Patrons, share Shining Moments of the band’s 75 year history, and enjoy a free cup cake (while supplies last).
Music: Music Through the Decades, Vocal Solo, and selections from The Wizard of Oz
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July 25 – Ready for a little oom pa-pa? Come listen to a professional yodeler, learn a few tips and tricks and try and yodel yourself. You can try your hand at Nagelschlagen too as well preview summer beer garden fun.
Music: German Band, Clarinet Solo, and selections from Porgy and Bess
August 1 – It’s Trivia Night at the Civic Band Concert! Join us for an informal, fun trivia night and see who has the greatest knowledge of Civic Band history.
Music: Dixie Band and selections from My Fair Lady
August 8 – Wine & Cheese Fundraising Night at the Jazz Express Concert. Join the Sunrise Rotary to help raise funds for the band to play on! We’d like the strong tradition of music in the park to continue in Cutler Park and your participation in the Wine & Cheese Fundraising Event will help. Come and enjoy will listening to the smooth sounds of Jazz Express as we close out the season. Please note: carry in of alcohol is prohibited.
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We’re celebrating 75 years of the Civic Band performing in Waukesha. What are your favorite memories? Tell us your favorite stories about coming as a child, with your children, what the music means to you and more. Two winners will be randomly selected from the entries received. Submit your stories to WPRF, Attn: Civic Band Memories, 1900 Aviation Dr., Waukesha, WI 53188. Stories may be posted on the City Facebook page. Entries due July 12, 2019. Winners announced and stories read at the July 18th concert.