Bonner City Band prepares for summer concerts
The Bonner Springs City Band will kick off its annual season with a rehearsal and picnic for members at 7 p.m. June 5 in the Bonner Springs High School Band Room. The first concert of the season will be held at 8:30 p.m. on June 12 at the bandstand in Kelly Murphy Park, Second and Elm streets.
As per tradition, the band will have a concert every Thursday in June and July, except for July 3. That concert is moving to Saturday, June 28, to coincide with the Bonner Blast fireworks.
Membership is in the band is open to anyone who plays a band instrument and has completed the seventh grade in their local band program. The band has members ranging in age from 13 to 83 and from cities across the Kansas City metro. Musicians interested in playing with the City Band can attend the organizational rehearsal or may contact Bill Turley at 913-687-8248.