August 6th, 2019

The Wisconsin Rapids City Band, under the direction of conductor Keith Olson, will present its final weekly concert at the Performing Arts Center in Wisconsin Rapids on Tuesday, August 6th at 7:15 PM. The Swing Doctors will assist by playing for the latter half of the concert, and both bands will feature dance tunes in their respective programs.

Please Note: Because of the recent storm in the Wisconsin Rapids area, the location of the final City Band concert on Tuesday, August 6th will take place at the Performing Arts Center; Robinson Park is still in the process of clean up. Please refer to Facebook for the latest updates (click the button below).

The City Band's program will be chosen from the following:

Beer Barrel Polka, by Lew Brown and Jaromir Vejvoda, arr. by A. Grill

Blue Tango, by Leroy Anderson

The Witch's Waltz (from "Hansel and Gretel"), by Engelbert Humperdinck, arr. by Albert Oliver Davis

Papa, Won't You Dance With Me?, music by Jule Styne

The Chicken Dance (a.k.a. Dance Little Bird), words and music by Terry Rendall and Werner Thomas, arr. by George Vincent

This year the Wisconsin Rapids City Band celebrates its 156th year!

Thank you backers for your donations, support, and attendance in 2018.

The band will continue in 2019 to thrill the audience with waltzes, polkas, marches, and Broadway hits. We will also have outstanding guest artists appearing.

The Wisconsin Rapids City Band is a nonprofit, self-governing organization. We are inviting you to support the band this season with your presence at the summer concerts. So join us for an evening of fun and music. Bring the whole family to Robinson Park in Wisconsin Rapids. There is a play area for children.