The Winona Municipal Band in Winona, Minnesota celebrated its centennial year in 2015! It is the oldest continually performing city band west of the Mississippi River. Visit the Centennial section of this website to learn more about the celebration.

The City of Winona will celebrate the centennial of our Historic Winona Lake Park Bandshell in 2024. Renovations to the structure will begin following the 2023 Winona Municipal Band season.

Join us for a full season of concerts in 2023: June 14th through August 16th, Wednesdays from 8:00 - 9:00pm at Winona's historic bandshell in Lake Park. If the weather is questionable, call 507-457-8220 to find out if the performance has been canceled.

Program for August 16, 2023 - Final Concert of the Season!

Star Spangled BannerArr. Bowles
The Standard of St. GeorgeKenneth Alford
When Jesus WeptSchuman arr. Billings
Four Scottish DancesArnold arr. Paynter
You're WelcomeMiranda arr. Conaway
Tuba Tiger RagHenderson arr. Marshall
King Cotton MarchJohn Philip Sousa
Porgy and Bess MedleyArr. Bob Lowden
America The BeautifulWard arr. Dragon

Please stay tuned to Facebook and the City of Winona website for more updates:

News & Events

June 24th Centennial Season Concert

June 22, 2015

Welcome to week three of our Centennial Concert Season! The program for the June 24, 2015 concert is:   The Star Spangled Banner Traditional Fanfare and Flourishes: For a Festive Occasion James Curnow Salvation Is Created Tschesnokoff, arr. Houseknecht Chorale and Alleluia Howard Hanson Historical Interlude: Presented by Dr. Dan Barr, Written by Ruth Bures…

Band History: 1925-1935

June 19, 2015

Our June 17, 2015 concert was moved to Somsen Hall at WSU due to the inclement weather. If you missed it, we visited the second decade of the Winona Municipal Band’s history. Here’s what we learned: Week 2, June 17, 2015 (Written by Ruth Bures, read by Dan Barr) The Winona Municipal Band director for…


June 17, 2015

Due to the anticipated weather, the June 17th Centennial Concert has officially been moved to our Rain Venue, Somsen Hall on the Winona State University campus (135 W Sanborn/8th Street). Please join us for our Community Time from 7:30-8:00pm. Pre-concert treats from Bloedow’s Bakery will be served by our Concert Sponsor, Winona National Bank. Chat…