MCB Fall Concert: SHOWTIME!

SHOWTIME concert posterThe McKinney Community Band will fill the Courtyard Theater with the sounds of Broadway and the silver screen.
This family-friendly concert will also feature our annual instrument petting zoo for the kids, to allow them to see up close the various instruments that make up a band!

Big Band Royalty – McKinney Dance Band Free Concert

Please join us for a salute to Big Band Royalty in the historic McKinney Performing Arts Center. We are very pleased to be performing music from two of the most well-known Band leaders.

As always the concert is free to attend and we do not require reservations or tickets for this event.

Band Bonanza! Spring Concert

The McKinney Community Band presents an eclectic mix of concert band literature showcasing pieces from area band programs. As always, admission to our concerts is free and perfect for any age. Families are welcome! 

As always the concert is free to attend and we do not require reservations or tickets for this event.

Land of Liberty: Annual Patriotic Concert

McKinney Band July 1 concert posterThe McKinney Community Band salutes our beloved Land of Liberty at our annual patriotic concert that celebrates all things American – our military, our flag, our founding fathers and our freedom! As always our concerts are free and open to the public. Bring the whole family (our concerts are always-kid friendly!) and enjoy an afternoon on McKinney’s quaint historic downtown square either for lunch before the concert or dinner and dessert after the concert.

FREE TICKETS AVAILABLE/RESERVATIONS SUGGESTED: Due to growing audiences (we LOVE that and thank you!), we’ve been asked by the venue to provide our concert guests with free tickets. We ask that you order one ticket for each person in our party. This will help us better track attendance, which the McKinney Arts Commission appreciates, too, and it allows those with tickets to choose their seats beginning at 3:30 p.m. Those without tickets may enter the theater starting at 3:50 p.m.

Reserve general seating at this LINK.
(You will be taken to a different website, Eventbrite, to complete the transaction.)

If you need assistance or have questions/concerns about accessibility at the concert venue, please email or call the Booking and Patron Services Manager at the McKinney Performing Arts Center, Lara Marsh, at 214-544-4630.

Please enjoy the following YouTube recording of the MCB’s performance Sousa’s Stars and Stripes Forever at our March concert.

Thrills at the Theater: Free Family Concert

The McKinney Community Band presents a FREE family concert full of thrilling, spooky favorites from movies and stage … music to put you in the Halloween spirit. In fact, costumes are encouraged! The instrument petting zoo was so popular with young guests last year, the band will again provide kids the opportunity to see and hold real band instruments.

The concert is free, but with the venue’s limited seating, concertgoers are encouraged to secure a free ticket through Event Brite. Ticket holders will be seated beginning at 3:30 p.m. and those without a ticket may begin seating around 3:45 p.m. Concert starts at 4 p.m. on Sunday, October 14 at the McKinney Performing Arts Center in downtown McKinney.

The concert venue is in the heart of beautiful historic downtown McKinney, providing great opportunities for lunch prior to the concert or dinner after, as well as some pre-concert shopping!
The McKinney Community Band concert is made possible by a grant from the McKinney Arts Commission and other donations made by band supporters.
Click HERE to reserve your free ticket today!

Red, White & BIG BAND! Free Concert

Click the above image for a sneak peek at the great music you can expect at our free Veterans Day Concert

The McKinney Dance Band once again pays tribute to our veterans in a rousing and fun evening of music from days gone by. Bring your dancing shoes in case the spirit . As always we’ll be performing patriotic favorites and some great big band music. We will also feature the vocal group Swazzy Singers again this year.

Our concerts are made possible in part thanks to grant funds from the City of McKinney Arts Commission. We ask that you reserve free tickets in advance for these concerts to help us track headcounts. We look forward to seeing you!

Click HERE to reserve your tickets.


Best of the Big Band Crooners – FREE Concert

Grab your dancing shoes (in case you are inspired to dance) and head to MPAC for a concert of jazz classics by the best crooners of their times – Frank Sinatra, Michael Buble, Nat King Cole, Julie London, Joe Williams, Peggy Lee and more.

FREE! Complimentary tickets are available online (for audience size tracking purposes) from EventBrite.

Get Reservations Here