The Ashland City Band performs a free concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Butler Bandshell at Lithia Park off Winburn Way in Ashland.

Bring a picnic and settle in for a musical tradition that traces its roots back to 1876, when the Ashland Brass Band was founded. Come early, around 6:30 p.m., for a preshow performance by other local musicians.

Look for details at www.ashland.or.us/lithiahappenings, or call 541-488-5340.