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
    Cutler Park
    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

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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

Sponsored by Ford Construction and Waukesha Iron & Metal

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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

Sponsored by Band Patrons and Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s Anthony & Andrea Bryant Family Fund

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

Sponsored by Randy Hopf, Gene Stevens, and Waukesha State Bank

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 while listening to the smooth sounds of Jazz Express as we close out the season. Please note: carry in of alcohol is prohibited.

Please note, the Wine & Cheese event will start at 6pm. The concert is from 7:30-9pm. 

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Shining Moments:

Share your Civic Band Shining Moments with us! Tell us about your favorite memory and you may be chosen to win a prize and have your Shining Moment read at the July 18th concert.

Submit your stories by:

  • Mailing to WPRF, Attn: Civic Band Memories, 1900 Aviation Dr., Waukesha, WI  53188.
  • Posting on the City Facebook page
  • E-mailing

Entries are due July 12, 2019.