The Alton Municipal Band is gearing up for its annual patriotic concerts this week. The band performs for free at 8pm today at Riverview Park and then again on Sunday at 7pm at Haskell Park. This is the 126th consecutive season for the group.
David Drillinger is a conductor and sometimes musician in the Muny Band and tells the Big Z members work hard each week to put on a good show and they enjoy seeing the crowds:
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Dr. Paul Varley will be the featured soloist for the shows tonight and Sunday. The Alton Muny Band season runs through August 7 in the parks, then on August 11 the final show will take place indoors at Lewis and Clark Community College.