CUMBERLAND — The city Parks and Recreation Department will host the 229th Army Band July 6 at 7:30 p.m. at the Constitution Park amphitheater as part of its annual summer concert series, according to Diane Johnson, parks and rec director.
The 229th Army Band has been a part of the Maryland National Guard since 1917. The 229th is one of the few Army bands to have received battle honors, participating in the D-Day invasion of Normandy during World War II.
The concert will feature a variety patriotic and popular selections of music performed by the ensembles of the 229th; Concert Band, Brass Quintet, Brass and Ammo, Live Fire Rock Band and the Jazz Exchange.
The event is free and open to the public. Concerts are subject to change by the U.S. military.
For more information about the summer concert series, call 301-759-6636, or visit www.cumberlandmd.gov/225/Constitution-Park.
To learn more about the 229th Army Band, visit https://229tharmyband.com/.