The Marquette City Band

In the latter half of the 1800’s, immigrant bands were a popular form of cultural entertainment throughout the Upper Peninsula. Formed within this milieu, the Marquette City Band has been preserving that tradition since 1887.

Financial Support

YOU TOO CAN HELP to support the Marquette City Band. What you give will help us to provide you with more great concerts!

Upcoming Performances

Thursday, June 10th @ 7:30 : MCB Concert #1, Presque Isle Park Thursday, June 24th @ 7:30 : MCB Concert #2, Presque Isle Park Sunday, July 4th @ 7:30 : MCB 4th of July Performance, Presque Isle or Lower Harbor…


Correction to Mining Journal article

There was an error published in the Mining Journal concerning the concert for tomorrow, July 4th. The concert will be at 2 pm. The information listed previously on this site is accurate.

Marquette City Band Announces Limited Summer Concert Season

“Concerts for Socially Distanced Audiences” The Marquette City Band is making plans to present concerts this summer, while implementing procedures to follow appropriate guidelines pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please Click on Learn More under Upcoming Performances for full details.

Update on Performances in 2020

Although several decisions are left to be made concerning summer+ performances, the biggest change thus far is the postponement of the UP Community Band Festival until 2021. Please see the letter from the MCB President, Lantz Whitfield