November 3, 2005
firstname.lastname@example.org Tri-State blues musicians are finding that what's good for kids is good for the blues. On Sunday, Nov. 6, six blues bands will convene at the Hagerstown Elks Lodge No. 378 on Robinwood Drive. They will all perform for a common cause: a better Christmas for underprivileged kids. It is the third annual Blues for Tots benefit concert, kicking off at 2 p.m. All concertgoers must bring a donation of a new and unwrapped toy for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program.
November 17, 2003
email@example.com GREENCASTLE, Pa. - Greencastle-Antrim High School's Blue Devils field marching band recently completed a banner year, winning seven of eight competitions, and placing second in the eighth. According to drum major Alison Ervin, 17, of Greencastle, the band has improved a lot since last year, when it had three competitive wins. "The band's attitude made it possible," she said. "They listen more. They have more respect. It makes band fun, more like a family.
May 11, 2000
The Williamsport High School Blue Band, directed by Ray Chaney, arrived back in Williamsport Tuesday evening, loaded down with trophies from a visit to Florida for band competitions. The buses got off Interstate 81 and proceeded to the Osborne Funeral Home where the senior band members placed the trophies on top of a waiting Williamsport fire truck. With a Maryland State Police escort, the fire truck carried them through town to the high school. While at the Heritage Festival in Orlando, Fla., the band received an outstanding overall rating.
August 25, 1999
By KATE COLEMAN / Staff Writer photo: MARLA BROSE / staff photographer A military bluegrass band? Playing bluegrass and country music is exactly what Country Current does and will do tonight at 6:30 in the band shell at Byron Memorial Park in Williamsport. The concert kicks off C&O Canal Days, which continues through Sunday. [cont. from lifestyle ] Williamsport native Patrick J. White will be on stage playing down-home music on his fiddle.
September 4, 1998
WILLIAMSPORT - The Williamsport High Blue Band will debut its new uniforms at halftime of a home football game at the school on Friday, Sept. 11. Williamsport will play Catoctin in a game that begins at 7:30 p.m. Williamsport High School Band Boosters are inviting individual and corporate sponsors to the game to see the uniforms, which keep the military style and a more modern look, and to be honored for their donations. A spokeswoman for the Band Boosters said the uniforms cost $53,000.