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So far, concert still on…

We are keeping a close watch on this evening’s weather. It looks like there might be some rain around 6pm but it’s supposed to move through quickly and we believe that the concert will still take place at 7:30 as scheduled. We’ll post again closer to the event.

The Heritage Community Band Welcomes The Flamingo Brass for our July 15 Concert!!

The Flamingo Brass

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Tomorrow, July 15 at 7:30pm, the Heritage Community Band will have its third outdoor concert of the Staunton season. For this concert the band will host the very entertaining Flamingo Brass a brass quintet from SIUE. The Flamingo Brass will play both Classical and Pop arrangements as well as a great piece for band and brass quintet, arranged and recorded by the world famous Canadian Brass. In addition, the Heritage band will play exciting music including the Olympic Fanfare by John Williams. Don’t miss this concert, which will be at the bandstand behind the Staunton Public Library.

Also, band will have our annual special Children’s Concert on July 22 and our final season concert on July 29. All concerts are free to attend and for the whole family. Bring blankets or lawn chairs and feel free to bring a picnic supper.


The band will also perform at the Ice Cream Social at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Mount Olive on Sunday, July 18 at 6 PM.

Concert in Staunton this evening!

Our first Staunton series concert of 2021 will be this evening at 7:30 PM behind the Staunton Public Library. According to forecasts, the rain should have all moved through by then so we hope to see you there. Please share this on Social Media!

Concert is on for tonight!

The grounds are in good shape and no further rain is expected in Mt. Olive this evening. Please come to our concert. 7:00 pm at the Old bandstand main st in Mt. Olive. Please share on social media!

Update 4:32pm

While it currently looks like it will clear up for a concert, the time for that predicted clearing has been inching ever later. We will post a definitive announcement between 5:15 and 5:20.

Tonight’s Concert 6/24/21

Greetings all. We are closely monitoring the weather situation regarding tonight’s scheduled concert in Mt. Olive. As of 3:00 pm, the concert is still on but please check again later as the rain system is currently evolving. One might even say the situation is fluid…

Concert in Mt. Olive tonight and see our featured soloist! Special link included…

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Come and see us at the old Main Street bandstand in Mt. Olive, Il tonight at 7:00 pm. We will feature our lead Euphonist (baritone player) John Fassero playing Spanish Dance #5 by Enrique Granados. Also, we’ll be featuring a guest announcer tonight, Keith Baker.

In addition to many fine tunes, tonight our director has pulled a blast from the past out of our band archives , Lonely Eyes foxtrot from 1926. Here’s a YouTube link to a genuine 1920s performance of this song. Enjoy and see you tonight!