Salem Band, established in 1771, is the oldest,
continuous mixed wind ensemble in the nation.

2017 Summer Concert Series “Salem Shining Stars”

Join us for our free outdoor concerts in Salem Square.

Best of Salem Band

A special performance as part of the Moravian Music Foundation Festival

Tuesday, July 25 at 7:30 pm
Salem Square (rain location Home Moravian Church)

American Salute • South Pacific • Polkas
Salem Band euphonium soloist Jeff Whitsett performing the NC premier of “Vignettes”

Past Concerts


Tuesday, May 16 at 7:30 pm (rain date May 17)
Salem Square

StarTrek • Star Wars • Morning Star
Salem Band trumpet soloist David Teague performing “Stardust”

Francis Florentine Hagen, composer of “Morning Star”
Hoagy Carmichael
Sarah Flower Adams, author of “Nearer, my God, to Thee”
Because we’re Star Wars enthusiasts…


Tuesday, May 30 at 7:30 pm (rain date May 31)
Salem Square

“Cats” • Elton John • Led Zepplin
Salem Band vocal soloist Mignon Dobbins performing “Wind Beneath My Wings”

Learn More About the Music in Our Concert

Enjoy Grace Jones’ disco version of “Tomorrow”
A fun and brief guided tour of Jupiter as a planet and as an orchestral work
“Be Thou My Vision” sung in Irish
Learn more about Cole Porter’s musicals and his connections with other famous artists at the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame

Swinging on a Star

Tuesday, June 13 at 7:30 pm (rain date June 14)
Salem Square

Benny Goodman • Carole King • Broadway
Salem Band trombone soloist Lieryn Barnett performing “Swing Lo, Sweet Chariot”

Original Disney animated version by Robin Williams of “Friend Like Me”

Carole King’s incredible musical career

Ella Fitzgerald scats for over 4 minutes straight!

Stars and Stripes

Tuesday, July 4 at 7:30 pm (rain date July 5)
Salem Square

Big Bands • Battle Hymn • Armed Forces • Stars & Stripes Forever
Salem Band piccolo soloist Trisha Tuttle performing “Through the Air”

Salem Swing Band

Sunday, July 9 at 6:00 pm

“Music on the Hill” Free Summer Concert Series
Burkhead United Methodist Church
5250 Silas Creek Parkway

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