Help celebrate the 100th season of the La Crosse Concert Band


Enjoy free outdoor Wednesday evening band concerts along the banks of the Mississippi, downtown La Crosse, WI, in Riverside Park (100 Block, State St.). Concerts take place June 7th – July 26th (not 7/5). NOTE: All rain dates begin at 7:30 PM.

Wednesday, June 7th, 7:30 pm
Conductor: Alex Vaver

Theme: “1916, 1917 & Beyond”

Wednesday, June 14th, 7:30 pm
Conductor: Harry Hindson
Theme: “Circus Days”
Assisted by participants in the 2017 Kenny Ahern La Crosse Clown Camp

Wednesday, June 21st, 7:30 pm
Conductor: Alex Vaver
Theme: “Potpourri”
Also: Wafer Food Drive

Wednesday, June 28th, 7:30
Conductor: Jeff Krauklis
Theme: “Old Favorites”

(NOTE – No concert 7/5)

Wednesday, July 12th, 7:30 pm
Conductor: Mark J. Lakmann
Theme: “Community”

Wednesday, July 19th, 7:30 pm
Conductor: Elissa Kinstler
Theme: “Groovy, Man! Pop Culture of the Past Century”

Wednesday, July 26th, 7:30 pm
Conductor: Ryan Waldhart
Theme: “Music of the Night”

FREE Shuttle Bus to and from all concerts! Avoid parking difficulties and ride the shuttle bus to and from our concerts. If it rains, shuttle goes to Central. It’s FREE – sponsored by the La Crosse Community Foundation’s Bob and Jean Marck Family Fund. Bus will make two trips beginning at 6:30 p.m.
• Shopko South,
• Eagle Crest South,
• K-Mart,
• Shopko North,
• Ardie’s Restaurant,
• Festival Foods Copeland Ave.

Rain site – Central High School
In the event of rain, concerts move to the rain site & begin at 7:30 pm
Weather conditions will be evaluated by 6:30 pm the day of the concert.

Contact: Abbie Leithold-Gerzema
e-mail: or
Call: 608-784-7555 (Leithold Music) or
Write: PO Box 2624 La Crosse, WI 54602-2624
Thank you for your support!

Michael Sigman, Member
La Crosse Concert Band Board of Directors