2008-04-24 / About Town

Band to perform salute concert

The theme of the May 10 concert to be performed by the Lafayette Band is "An Armed Forces Salute- Past, Present and Future," and it will celebrate Armed Forces Day, which is May 17.

The Lafayette Band will perform a concert of American popular and patriotic music and the event will include military-related ceremonies to salute the Active Duty, Reserve and National Guard Members, Veterans and their families.

The Lafayette Band of North Kingstown is a nonprofit community concert band. Some 126 years old, it is one of the oldest bands in continuous existence in Rhode Island. The band's mission is to celebrate community through music.

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