Sunday July 7nd, 2024


CRYSTAL LAKE INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE
CRYSTAL LAKE FIREWORKS CONCERT
SUNDAY, JULY 7, 2024 SCHEDULE


CONCERT (CL Main Beach Bandstage)

5:00 p.m. Stage set-up. (1-2 people from each section)

6:15 p.m. Arrive and prepare for band warm-up.

7:00 p.m. Begin Set #1 of concert.

7:45 p.m. Break. Quickly & orderly exit stage. Voices in Harmony will enter stage and perform during our break. (You can rest quietly behind band stage during break or sit in audience and enjoy Choir’s performance.

8:20 p.m. Quickly enter stage.

8:30 p.m. Begin set #2 of concert. (starting with Combined Choir songs)

9:30 p.m. Fireworks (approximate time)

9:45 p.m. Take Down following fireworks.


ATTIRE: Black pants, skirts, shorts, white band shirts. If you do not have a white band shirt, you may wear any short sleeved white shirt. (Remember to bring your sunglasses, sun hat, mosquito repellant, rain gear and plenty of water!) Since we will be playing after dark, please bring battery stand light if you have one. Stage lighting will not reach all sections.

PARKING: Concert parking is available at Park District Main Beach lot (which is expected to be full by evening). Overflow parking will be available near Lakeside Festival site, or near South Grade School and Lundahl Middle School. Allow plenty of time to walk from parking area to band stage!!! (Also parking across Rt 14 where available and walking down McHenry or Dole Ave to Main Beach is another option). Dole Ave. should have pedestrian sidewalk open on one side of street.

PARK ENTRANCE WRISTBANDS: Each Band member and their family members will need a park entrance wristband to present to Main Beach gate personnel in order to receive free entrance. If you do not have a wristband it will cost $5.00 each to enter park. Wristbands will be distributed to each band member at rehearsal on 7/02/24. If you do not receive your wristband on 7/02/24, contact your Section Coordinator or Susan Sijersen prior to July 7th to arrange pick up.

WEATHER: In case of inclement weather, please call the band phone 815- 679-BAND (2263) after 4:30 p.m., or check your email, text, CLCB Facebook or CLCB website. clcb.org. We will update information as available.