We are fortunate to have the support of the Marion community, which allows us to maintain the presence of local live music performances. Below are the sponsors for the 2018 Concert in the Park series.
Ray & Charlotte Baldauf Trust
The Marion Community Foundation
American Legion Porter Snyder Post #605
Barney and Mike's Barber Shop
Paul & Ann Biekelman
BK Tree Service
Charles & Betsey Blankenship
Bill and Debbie Bowers
Jim and Marsha Carroll
Chester Arbor of Gleaner Life Insurance Society
Jesse and Patricia Lee Forry
Del Gittinger Memorial
ITL Machinery Services
John and Carolyn Heimlich
Johnston Supply, Inc.
Junior Service Guild
Kingston Residence of Marion
Marion Auto Sales
Allen and Jean Merritt
Morral Companies, LLC
Marion Convention and Visitors Bureau
Marion Parks and Recreation Department
Promo Costumes, Inc.
Jay & Joyce Roberts
Rivers Edge Embroidery
John and Barbara Simmermon
Waldo Animal Clinic
Snyder Funeral Homes
Henry A. True Trust
WMRN, Jeff Ruth and Paul James
Clair & Karen Zimmerman
Zucker and Associates Insurance
*** Note: For those persons contemplating a sponsorship, the time limit has passed to donate and get your name or your company name on the flyer for 2018. From this point on additional sponsors will be recognized on this page, and will be added to the list for the 2019 season. Sponsor information is listed at the bottom of this page.
Various groups performed at McKinley Park in Marion each Sunday evening at 7pm during the summer months. Attendance at the concerts is free, although donations are accepted to offset expenses of the scheduled performers. The exception is the Marion Concert Band, which donates its time and energy for the project. The 2018 schedule was:
June 17 The Marion Concert Band
June 24 The Palace Theatre Big Band
July 1 Geeze Cats
July 8 The Marion Concert Band
July 15 Aly Ryerson, Jazz Flutist with Trombones Plus
July 22 West Central Ohio Concert Band
July 29 The Marionaires
Aug 5 The Dixie Krauts
Aug 12 The Marion Concert Band
Aug 19 Del Gittinger - School of Rock and Pop
*** Note: All performances started at 7pm.
If you are considering a donation for the 2019 season, this is the perfect time to make that commitment. Donors are recognized in the printed program distributed at each concert, by announcement during the performance, and by mention here, at our web site. The Marion Concert Band is a registered 501 (C) (3) charity (#34-1492139), making contributions tax deductible.
Donations in any amount are appreciated. Checks should be made out to the Marion Concert Band, and sent either to our Director, Bill Swihart at 632 Bordeaux Avenue, Marion, Ohio 43302, or our Treasurer, Beth Cumbie, at 960 Villandry Drive, Marion, OH 43302. Questions can be directed to Bill Swihart at 740-360-2213.
Thanks to all of you who choose to support the performing arts in Marion.