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The Concord Band Performs Free Concert at Belmont's Payson Park

Concord, Mass., June 17, 2008 — The Concord Band will perform a free concert at Payson Park in Belmont on Wednesday, June 25, at 6:45 P.M. Music Director Dr. William G. McManus, former Director of Fine and Performing Arts for the Belmont Public Schools, will lead the Band in a program that has something for everyone in the family. Highlights will include patriotic marches, medleys from My Fair Lady and other Broadway musicals, and movie soundtracks including Pirates of the Caribbean. Band member Gerry Kriedberg will be the featured saxophone soloist on Embraceable You. Bring the whole family to Payson Park for a summer evening of musical entertainment! For concert updates in case of questionable weather (there is no rain date), call the Concord Band phone line at (978) 897-9969 or visit

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. Thousands attend its summer concerts at Fruitlands Museum in Harvard, Massachusetts, each year. This year the Band will perform at Fruitlands each Thursday evening in July.

For additional information, contact Peter Norton, Concord Band Publicity. 978-263-4180 Concord Band website: Payson Park Music Festival:

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