Granite City Community Band

Granite City Community Concert & Swing Band

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  • Join us for our upcoming practice for the New Season!

    Aug 28, 2019 • NewsComments Off on Join us for our upcoming practice for the New Season!

    The first rehearsal for this season will be on September 5, 2019 but it will be in a different location then last year!  The basement of the church has flood damage and we will not be able to use it this year.  The first rehearsal will be at:
    The Granite City Township Hall

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  • Stay tuned as we find a new practice venue

    Aug 22, 2019 • NewsComments Off on Stay tuned as we find a new practice venue

    The church where we have been practicing at for the past several years has suffered severe flood damage from recent storms and will need renovations this year.  We are currently looking for a new practice venue, so stay tuned to receive a new updated practice location!

  • Free September Swing Band Dance/ Concert

    Aug 17, 2019 • NewsComments Off on Free September Swing Band Dance/ Concert

    Put on your Dancing Shoes…

    Join us for fun and entertainment!

    Click Here for Upcoming Dance info

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  • Friday Live Music and Fish Fry – Come Out and Enjoy!

    Aug 11, 2019 • NewsComments Off on Friday Live Music and Fish Fry – Come Out and Enjoy!

    Free music provided by the Granite City Community Swing Band every 3rd Friday of the month from May – September

    American Legion Post 365 Fish Fry

    Next outdoor concert:  Friday, August 16 6:00pm-8:00pm

    1022 Vandalia St. Collinsville, IL 62234

    For information on the Fish Fry call: 618-345-2508

     

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  • Season 2019-2020 Kickoff

    Aug 4, 2019 • NewsComments Off on Season 2019-2020 Kickoff

    It’s that time of year again…..a time of new beginnings and plans for the upcoming 2019-2020 Concert Season!  The first rehearsal for the Granite City Concert Band will be Thursday, September 5, 2019, starting at 7 pm at a place yet to be determined.  Our practice venue suffered flood damage, so stay tuned while we find a new practice venue.  We are in particular need of percussionists, trumpet, clarinet and french horn players.  If you play an instrument, or know someone who does, come join us!  There are no auditions required and everyone is welcome— we love seeing new faces!  The first concert of the season will be October 18 at the Southwest Illinois College in Granite City.  Feel free to contact us if you have any questions at board@graniteband.com….we’d LOVE to have you join us!!!

     

    Tentative Concert Dates are:

    Friday, October 18 7pm at SWIC, Granite City Campus

    Friday, November 8 7pm at Grace Baptist Church, Granite City

    Friday, December 13 7pm at GC First Assembly of God Church, Granite City

    Friday, February 21 7pm at SWIC, Granite City Campus

    Friday, March 20 7pm at Grace Baptist Church, Granite City

    Friday, May 8 7 pm at SWIC, Granite City Campus