Dixon Municipal Band Petunia Festival Parade
The Dixon Municipal Band

Welcome to the Dixon Municipal Band Home Site

The Dixon Municipal Band (DMB)
used to play a 10 week summer concert series
in the Page Park Band Shell in Dixon, IL.
This has been changed to an 8 week summer series since the City of Dixon made
the decision to reallocate $10,000 from our budget. However, the show must go

Current schedule plan (Rehearsals in white print, performances in yellow):

May 22-First rehearsal (DHS Band Room-7 p.m.)
May 29-Memorial Day Parade 10:00 a.m. (8:30 a.m. percussion 9 a.m. all others
DHS Band Room)
June 5-rehearsal 7 p.m.  (Shell or DHS Band Room TBD)
June 8-concert 7:30 p.m.
June 12-rehearsal 7 p.m.
June 15-concert 7:30 p.m.
June 19-rehearsal 7 p.m.
June 22-concert 7:30 p.m.
June 26-rehearsal 7 p.m. (DHS or Reagan Band Room TBD)
June 30-concert 7 p.m.  Lee County Courthouse Lawn
July 2-parade 1 p.m. (11:30 a.m. percussion at DHS, 12:15 p.m. all others at
catholic school)
July 8-Fundraising Cookout at Oliver’s  (TBD)
July 10-rehearsal 7 p.m. shell
July 13-concert 7:30 p.m.
July 17-rehearsal 7 p.m.
July 20-concert 7:30 p.m.
July 24-rehearsal 7 p.m.
July 27-concert 7:30 p.m.
July 31-rehearsal 7 p.m.
August 3-concert 7:30 p.m.

July 6 service has been cut due to budget
August 10 service has been cut due to budget
Schedule includes eight concerts and two parades

We are always looking for qualified Musicians
If you are interested, in performing with us, please contact
Cathy James-Manager
Include in your Email
Name & contact information you wish to share
Your Main Instrument
Others you play proficiently
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[ We add players on a need
basis - you will receive a response to your inquiry and
if we do not have a current opening, your information will be saved ]
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[The Band Shell is located just North off of the  Peoria Ave. Bridge, past the Dixon High School on Lincoln Statue Drive]

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We proudly march every year in Dixon's Memorial Day Parade,
to honor our nation's vetrans. After the 10am parade, we join in an outdoor service
at Oakwood Cemetery along with hundreds of community members, notable
speakers, dignitaries, and representatives
from all branches of the military.
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The Dixon Municipal Band heads up the Annual Petunia Festival Parade by
playing Patriotic marching songs all along the parade route. Thousands of visitors
come to Dixon each year to watch the parade, enjoy the carnival and to partake of
the three stages of entertainment and the large variety of food and drinks along
the Rock River in Page Park. The Festival runs each year around the
1st week of July over the fourth of July Holiday.

Dixon Petunia Festival
Patriotic Court House Lawn Concert, Dixon, Illinois
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Dixon Historic Theatre
Location of our
Annual Christmas Concert
Reagan Trails Days' Concert
114 S. Galena Ave.
Dixon, IL. 61021
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Brian Bowman
Ronald Reagan-David Holsinger
The Dixon Municipal Band will continue
to accept donations at our concerts.
Checks can be made payable to:

The Dixon Municipal Band
Mail checks c/o:
Cathy James - Mgr.
404 W. 9th St.
Sterling, IL. 61081

You will receive a card in the mail for
tax purposes.