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The Air National Guard Band to play Hagerstown Community College

June 21, 2013

The Hagerstown Community College Alumni Association will host the Air National Guard Band of the Mid-Atlantic as part of its annual Red, White and Blue Summer Concert Series on Monday, July 1, at 6:15 p.m. in HCC’s Alumni Amphitheater.

The band was originally formed in 1942 as the 53rd Army Air Forces Band and underwent a series a name changes before it was given its current name in 2000.

A traditional Air National Guard squadron, the band consists of 36 National Guard members with civilian careers who meet one weekend a month to rehearse and perform.

The HCC performance will feature a blend of patriotic and classical music, as well as swing favorites and show tunes.

Co-sponsored by the Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau, the concert is free and open to the public. Concessions will be available for purchase. No outside food is permitted on the amphitheater grounds.

For more information about the music series, call 240-500-2346, or go to www.hagerstowncc.edu/alumni-friends.

To learn more about the band, go to www.bandofthemidatlantic.ang.af.mil.

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