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The Concord Band Celebrates Its 20th Season at Fruitlands with Season Pass

CONCORD, MA June 4, 2005 — One of the harbingers of summer is the annual Concord Band concert series at Fruitlands Museum in Harvard, Massachusetts. The Concord Band is celebrating its 20th season at Fruitlands by offering a 20th Anniversary Season Parking Permit valid for all six Concord Band summer concerts. The $50 season pass offers a savings 30 percent off the regular per-car parking fee. There are three ways to buy the season pass before the concert series begins on June 23. Passes are available for purchase at the Fruitlands Museum Store, through email at H McDonald, or by calling the Museum Store at (978) 456-3924 x235.

The summer concert season opens Thursday, June 23 at 7:30 PM with the Concord Band performing selected music from the Band's fall and winter concerts. The series continues on Thursday nights through July 28. The Fruitlands Museum gates open at 5:00 PM. Bring a picnic supper or purchase grilled items and snacks on site. Parking is $12.00 per car, $10.00 for Museum Members.

The Concord Band, founded in 1959, is one of the leading community concert bands in the United States. It is well known for its innovative programming and the exceptional quality of its commissioned pieces. It presents both formal and Pops concerts throughout the year. Its summer concerts at Fruitlands Museum in Harvard, Massachusetts, are attended by more than 10,000 people each year. The band's Music Director is Dr. William G. McManus.

For additional information, contact Yvonne Dailey, Concord Band Publicity. Visit our website at www.concordband.org.


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