The 70-piece Ashland City Band, under the direction of Don Bieghler, will present free hour-long concerts Thursdays through Aug. 14 at the Butler Band Shell in Lithia Park, Ashland.




This week's performance on Thursday, July 31, will feature pre-concert entertainment by the Southern Oregon University Brass Quintet at 6:40 p.m.




The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. and will include:




"Strike Up The Band" by George and Ira Gershwin; arranged by Wayne Pegram




"The Star Spangled Banner" arranged by John Philip Sousa; Jenetta Plankenhorn, vocalist




"The Purple Pageant" by Karl King




"A Festive Overture" by Alfred Reed




"Someone To Watch Over Me" by George and Ira Gershwin; arranged by Warren Barker




"Stardust" by Hoagy Carmichael and Mitchell Parish; arranged by Warren Barker; Diane Hedges, vocal soloist




"Hits of the '20s" by Marty Gold




"Fiddle, Faddle" by Leroy Anderson




"First Suite in Eb for Military Band" by Gustav Holst




"My Fair Lady" by Alan Lerner and Frederick Loewe; arranged by Robert Russell Bennett




"U.S. Field Artillery" by John Philip Sousa