City of Springfield, Illinois

James O. Langfelder - Mayor

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Springfield Municipal Band



Twenty-sixteen marks the Springfield Municipal Band’s 80th anniversary, a significant milestone of providing free music in the parks for residents and visitors.  The 2016 band is directed by Tom Philbrick and includes approximately fifty musicians who alternate on the various performances. This year the band includes four talented young music students who are part of the Municipal Band’s internship program.  The free outdoor concerts are held in rotation at Douglas Park, Southwind Park, Lincoln Park, Washington Park in addition to performances at various events and festivals across the community.

To keep up-to-date on concert times and weather changes, please “Like” the Band’s Facebook page or visit the City of Springfield events calendar.

For more information or questions, please contact Brian Barstead at 217.652.4371 or bribaraxp@yahoo.com.