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

2020 Summer Concert Series – UPDATE The traditional summer concert series will not occur as normal this year. The Board is working diligently to find a safe way to provide entertainment under current social distancing guidance for the summer season….


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


If you tried to reach the Marquette City Band website in the last several days and noticed some problems, fear not! We had to make some behind the scenes changes, and our hosting platform didn’t take too kindly. All should…

Future dates

Winter, Spring, and UP Community Band Festival dates have been determined by the MCB Board last night. Please stay tuned for formal announcements!