The Alton Municipal Band will perform at the Liberty Bank Alton Amphitheater for a portion of the upcoming season. Due to planned renovations at Riverview Park, the band will move many of its Thursday night performances to Riverfront Park for the 2015 season.
Despite state budget cutbacks, a federal Scenic Byways grant will still be used to upgrade some of Riverview Park, so the Muny Band concerts needed a new home on Thursday nights. Alton Mayor Brant Walker tells the Big Z the Amphitheater Commission approved the dates this week:
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The Alton Muny Band will still hold its Sunday concerts at Haskell Park on Henry Street, beginning in early June.