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Celebrate Independence Day with the Concord Band

CONCORD, MA June 23, 2005 — Celebrate America's 229th birthday with the Concord Band. The band will perform two concerts that will include popular patriotic marches, a musical salute to the Armed Forces, and traditional American music. On Monday, July 4 at 3:00 PM, the Concord Band will perform a free concert at Picnic in the Park at Emerson Field in Concord, MA. On Thursday, July 7 at 7:30 PM the band will perform at Fruitlands Museum in Harvard. 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 5,000 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

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