Celebrate America's Independence early with free concert
The "Gate City Brass Ensemble" will perform a free pre-Independence Day concert July 3 at noon, and the public is invited to attend and show your patriotism and support for America's armed forces.
About the band
- 116th Army Band was founded March 28, 1859 in Atlanta's "Gate City Guard" Georgia Volunteers, Company F
- Oldest military national guard or reserve band
- Served in Civil War in the Confederate Army from 1861-1862, Mexican Expedition, World War I with 121st Infantry Division Band, World War II with 170th Field Artillery Band and 48th Armor Division.
- Became independent organization known as 116th Army Band Jan. 1, 1968
More info: Marietta's Parks and Recreation Department, 770-794-5601
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