202nd Army Band performs at the Great American Brass Band Festival

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Story Staff Sgt. Stephen Baker, 202nd Army Band UPAHR

The Kentucky National Guard's 202nd Army Band performs at the Great American Brass Festival in Danville, Ky., June 11. (photo by Retired 1st Sgt. Ron Baker, 202nd Army Band)

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DANVILLE, Ky. (June 22, 2011) — The Kentucky Army National Guard’s 202nd Army Band performed at the Great American Brass Band Festival in Danville, Ky., June 11. The band has been an annual participant in this spectacular event since 1996.

“We always look forward to this event and we receive great support from the Danville community and Center College,” said Sgt. Russell Moody, 202nd Army Band percussionist. “Playing the brass band festival is always a great gig and opportunity to showcase the talents of the 202nd Army Band, and to also see the talents of other musical groups and musicians.”

The band played a variety of musical genres including Broadway, big band, military and patriotic selections during its performance.

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