The Kingsburg City Band begins its 131st year of music with the opening concert of the 2017 "Summer Band Concerts Under the Stars" series. Musical Director Dale Engstrom, who has been at the podium for 40 years, leads the 70-piece band through a program of timeless marches, classical favorites, and dazzling show tunes. Joining the band for this "Trombones Rule" theme night, is guest soloist Jay Crone. He is featured on "Ballad for Trombone" and is joined by Les Nunes and Barb Shinaver for "Holiday for Trombones." The instrument is also prominently featured in "76 Trombones" and "Lassus Trombone." As always, the band concludes the Memorial Park concert with Sousa's "Stars and Stripes Forever."