(Release: August 15, 2014)— The Hagerstown Community College Alumni Association will host the U.S. Navy Country Current as part of its annual Red, White and Blue Summer Concert Series, on Friday, August 29, 2014, at 6:15 p.m., in HCC’s Alumni Amphitheater.
The Country Current is a seven-member country-bluegrass ensemble originally formed in 1973 under the leadership of banjo player Bill Emerson. Currently, the group is under the direction of banjoist Senior Chief Musician Keith Arneson. In support of Navy recruiting, the Country Current tours the United States each year and has performed alongside a host of country artists including Brooks and Dunn, Charlie Daniels, Vince Gill, Toby Keith, Alison Krauss, Boots Randolph, the Statler Brothers, and others.
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 U.S. Navy Country Current, go to www.navyband.navy.mil/country_current.shtml.