March 18, 2024

Escanaba City Band enjoys 100 years of community performance

Members of the Escanaba City Band are getting ready to celebrate its 100th anniversary this year with special events, recognition and performances. The city band held its first organizational meeting on March 18, 1924, at the Escanaba City Hall. They have been playing ever since. Band Director Bruce Cassell, Business Manager Andrea Sullivan and Centennial Celebration Chair Amy Chown talk about the celebration. John Chown, 93, talks about continuing to play trumpet in the band.

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