‘Songs of the Shamrock’ concert set for March 17 in Monroe

The Monroe Concert Band will perform a free St. Patrick’s Day concert, “Songs of the Shamrock,” starting at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 17 at Wagner Performing Arts Center, 639 W. Main Street, Monroe.

This concert will be the band’s first dedicated to traditional Irish music. Come hear old favorites like “Danny Boy” and “Irish Washerwoman,” and newer compositions such as “The Emerald Isle” and “Kirkpatrick’s Muse.”

Each audience member will receive a free ticket for a chance to win door prizes donated by the Monroe business community. Door prizes include dinner for four, movie passes, and a grocery gift card.