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Melbourne Municipal Band Presents “Land of the Free” Concerts November 8 and 9
25th Oct 2017 Melbourne Municipal Band Presents “Land of the Free” Concerts November 8 and 9
Includes Pre-show Entertainment by Adagio Sax Quartet

MELBOURNE, Fla., October 23, 20176 –
The Melbourne Municipal Band (MMB) will celebrate our nation and its veterans with two performances of “Land of the Free” on November 8 and 9, beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the Melbourne Auditorium, 625 E. Hibiscus Blvd. There is no charge and tickets are not required. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

“This concert features music that pays tribute to our country, our veterans, and those who are currently serving in the U.S. military,” said Conductor Staci Cleveland. “Selections will include Liberty Fanfare, John Williams In Concert, and A Tribute to Stephen Foster, to name just a few.``

The Adagio Sax Quartet will provide pre-show entertainment.

The MMB is one of only 10 bands in the country selected by the Association of Concert Bands to perform at the organization’s annual convention May 2017 in Ft. Lauderdale.

Call 724-0555 or visit www.melbournemunicipalband.org for more information.

About the Melbourne Municipal Band
The mission of the Melbourne Municipal Band (MMB), established in 1965, is to bring free concerts to area residents and visitors, to promote music appreciation and education – particularly among young people – and to provide members of the band with an avenue for music performance and development. One-third of the band`s 80-plus members are professional musicians. In a typical year, the band serves 20,000 attendees, and its members give 27,000 hours of community service in the form of rehearsals and performance time.