Rolla Town Band to perform free concerts

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On June 21, 2024

The Rolla Town Band at the Lions Club Carnival in 2021. Photo provided by Dr. David Samson.

The Rolla Town Band kicks off their summer concert series with Rolla’s Make Music Day concert at 7:30 p.m. this Friday, June 21, at the Downtown Band Shell in Rolla. The 399th Army Band Rough Riders will also perform at the concert.

The Rolla Town Band will have three more concerts on the following three Thursdays: June 27, July 4 and July 13, all beginning at 7:30 p.m. These concerts will be outdoors on the Castleman Hall Green, located at the corner of 10th and State streets on the Missouri S&T campus.

Each concert will include a variety of music, from traditional marches to music from film and TV. The June 27 concert will feature guest performers from the 135th Army Band. The July 4 concert will feature patriotic pieces.

For more information about the Rolla Town Band, please contact Dr. David Samson, director of the band and assistant professor of music at Missouri S&T, at 573-341-6837 or, or visit the band’s Facebook page at

About Missouri University of Science and Technology

Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) is a STEM-focused research university of over 7,000 students located in Rolla, Missouri. Part of the four-campus University of Missouri System, Missouri S&T offers over 100 degrees in 40 areas of study and is among the nation’s top public universities for salary impact, according to the Wall Street Journal. For more information about Missouri S&T, visit

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