The Garnett Area Community Band will be presenting their Annual Spring Concert on Sunday, May 6, 2018 beginning at 3:00 p.m. in the Auditorium at Anderson County Junior Senior High School in Garnett.
Under the direction of Jeff Russell, the Community Band will perform some favorites, “Shake, Rattle & Roll,” “Four Seasons,” “Jazz Waltz” plus a wide variety of music featuring the hymn “They Led My Lord Away,” to Sousa’s “Washington Post.” Vocalist Penny Russell will join the band to sing, “You’ll Never Walk Alone.” from the second musical of Rodgers & Hammerstein, Carousel. The Garnett Area Musicians will be joined by musicians from LaCygne, Richmond, Princeton, Lawrence, Paola, Ottawa, Osawatomie, Burlington and Westphalia.
As in years’ past, refreshments (free-will donation) will be served immediately following the concert in the Commons Area. Everyone is invited to come, enjoy the entertaining music and visit with friends, family & neighbors.
Thursday, July 30, the band will be riding on a float in the parade and invite you to attend!
Saturday, June 30, join the City of Garnett in celebration of Independence Day during the Libertyfest. The band will perform a variety of patriotic songs, followed by the community fireworks display at sunset (approx. 9:30 p.m.).
Thursday, June 21 - Bring your lawn chair and your appetite for the most delightful and delicious band concert of the year! It's the Friends of the Library Ice Cream Social and the band's playin'! Home made ice cream and cake served (freewill donation).
In case of inclement weather for an outdoor concert this summer, the First United Methodist Church, 205 S. Oak Street, Garnett, will be the alternate site for the scheduled concert. If it is raining or the band is not on the courthouse lawn, please come to the church. The band appreciates the availability of this location. It is good to know that even if it rains, the band will play on.
For more information, please call Beth McCord (785) 448-3795. New members are always welcome. All band concerts are free. Bring a chair. Bring a guest!
Talented musicians from Anderson County, Kansas and the surrounding area under the direction of John Bechen (summer) and Jeff Russell (winter).
Bring your own chair (recommended).