(Release: June 16, 2014)— The Hagerstown Community College Alumni Association will host the 229th Army Band as part of its annual Red, White and Blue Summer Concert Series, on Sunday, June 29, 2014, at 6:15 p.m., in HCC’s Alumni Amphitheater.
A traditional military band that features five ensembles, the 229th U.S. Army Band has been part of the Maryland National Guard for most of the 20th century and is one of the few military bands to have received battle honors. HCC’s performance will feature the concert band ensemble.
Co-sponsored by the Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau, this concert is free and is open to the public. Concessions will be available for purchase. Please note that no outside food is permitted on the amphitheater grounds. For more information about the Red, White and Blue Summer Concert Series, call 240-500-2346, or go to www.hagerstowncc.edu/alumni-foundation. To learn more about the 229th Army Band, go to http://229thArmyBand.army.mil.