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Great American Brass Band Festival
early June – Danville, Kentucky
A grand event for anyone who loves music, music, music, the Great American Brass Band Festival is in early June.
Bring you blanket or lawn chair and plan to slip back in time when parasols and lemonade were the norm for a warm summer day.
Hosted by Danville’s hometown band – the Advocate Brass Band – the event is free and open to the public.
There are plenty of activities over the four-day period so make sure you check the website and plan your day/days to enjoy as many as possible.
Enjoy a long weekend of free music and events featuring the world's best brass musicians. From the Brass Symposium to the New Orleans Street party, Bayou & Brass, there is something for everyone. Enjoy the People's Parade marching down Main Street and support the Festival during the Festival’s Saturday night picnic. Sunday morning there is an outdoor ecumenical worship service, accompanied by inspirational brass band music.
While visiting Danville for the Brass Band Festival, take time to explore the city. With a historic background, there are many antebellum homes that have been designated historic landmarks. Main Street houses a number of original buildings in a variety of architectural styles. At Constitution Square, 10 conventions were held to separate Kentucky from its mother state, Virginia. Also just a short drive away is Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site and Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill - a restored Shaker community which offers lodging and fine dining.
For more event and festival information visit the Great American Brass Band Festival website at http://www.gabbf.org
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