Kirksville Community Band performs on the Kirksville Square

Band music filled the night sky at Friday nights 'Summer on the Square' Concert in Kirksville.

Music lovers gathered on the Court House lawn to enjoy a performance by the Kirksville Community Band.

That band is made up of musicians that are high school students or older. Friday's performance included famous marches by John Phillip Sousa, as well as some patriotic favorites.

Band members practice during June and July and perform three to five concerts per season. This band allows members to share their love of music with the community.

The band is under the director of Brad Hudson, the Director of Bands with the Kirksville School District, and Dr. Jay Bulen, Music Department Chair at Truman State.

The 'Summer on the Square' Concert Series is held in partnership with the Kirksville Arts Association.