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.

Join us for a full season of concerts in 2024: June 12th through August 14th, Wednesdays from 8:00 - 9:00pm at Winona's historic bandshell in Lake Park.

Program for July 17, 2024

Star Spangled Bannerarr. Bowles
Americans WeHenry Fillmore
AriosoBach arr. Hill
Fantasy on American Sailing SongsClare Grundman
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the RingShore arr. Ford
Instant ConcertHarold Walters
Jungle MagicHarold Walters
Easter Monday on the White House LawnSousa edt. Rogers
Selections from South PacificRodgers and Hammerstein arr. Leidzen
America the BeautifulWard arr. Dragon

Photo by Mary Farrell, 2024. Please stay tuned to Facebook and the City of Winona website for more updates:

News & Events


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…

June 17th Centennial Season Concert

June 13, 2015

Welcome to week two of our Centennial Concert Season! The program for the June 17, 2015 concert is:   The Star Spangled Banner Traditional Under One Flag Jay Bocook If Thou Be Near J.S. Bach (arr. Moehlmann) English Folk Song Suite Ralph Vaughan Williams The Saints’ Hallelujah Calvin Custer (arr. Henderson) Little Brown Jug Del…

Band History: 1915-1925

June 11, 2015

Did you miss our June 10, 2015 concert? We visited the earliest years of the Winona Municipal Band and shared some interesting history: Week 1, June 10, 2015 (Written by Ruth Bures, read by Dan Barr) Winona had a long tradition of band music in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s with the Winona City…