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Quantico Marine Corps Band Set To Perform Aug. 25

Provided by National Museum of the Marine Corps

The Quantico Marine Corps Band will perform a lively, patriotic and popular selection of music at the National Museum of the Marine Corps on Friday, August 25, the third performance in the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation’s eighth annual Summer Concert Series. One of the oldest bands in the U.S. Marine Corps, the 50-member Quantico Marine Corps Band is made up of a ceremonial band and concert band that provide musical performances under the direction of the Commandant of the Marine Corps and the Commander of the Marine Corps Base in Quantico, Virginia.

The concert will be held outdoors on the entry plaza to the Museum (18900 Jefferson Davis Highway, Triangle). Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or picnic blankets. Concessions will be available and the Museum gift store and Tun Tavern will remain open until the concerts begin at 7:00 p. m. Admission and parking are free. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be moved inside to the Museum’s Leatherneck Gallery.

The popular concert series concludes the season on Wednesday, August 30 with a performance by the U.S. Army Band’s Downrange. For more information on the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation’s Summer Concert Series and other summer programming at the National Museum of the Marine Corps, including Family Days, History in Your Hands and special exhibitions, visit marineheritage.org and usmcmuseum.com.

About the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation: Dedicated to the preservation and promulgation of Marine Corps history, the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation was established in 1979 as a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. The Foundation supports the historical programs of the Marine Corps in ways not possible through government funds. The Foundation provides grants and scholarships for research and the renovation, restoration, and commissioning of historical Marine Corps artifacts and landmarks. Having secured the necessary funding for the complete construction of the National Museum of the Marine Corps and Heritage Center, located in Triangle, Virginia, the Foundation’s current primary mission is to vigorously seek financial support to provide continued leadership, strategic direction and financial oversight in supporting and expanding programs at the National Museum of the Marine Corps and beyond its walls. For more information, visit MarineHeritage.org.

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