Vermont’s own 40th Army Band is going on summer tour, including stops in Jeffersonville, Greensboro and Montpelier. The concert band and musical performance team programs will feature traditional patriotic American tunes, as well as contemporary musical favorites. All concerts are free and open to the public. Members of the 40th Army Band serve one weekend a month and two weeks of annual training each year in the Vermont Army National Guard. They’re civilians the rest of the year.
The 40th Army Band schedule:
• Monday, July 1, at 7 p.m., 40th Unplugged performs at the Ethan Allen Homestead in Burlington.
• Tuesday, July 2, at 7 p.m., Center Mass Brass will perform at Bombardier Park, 20 Park Place, Milton.
• Wednesday, July 3, the band performs in a parade at 6 p.m. and during the fireworks at 9:30 PM on the steps of the Statehouse, 115 State St., Montpelier.
• Thursday, July 4, at 8 p.m. on the Village Green at Smugglers’ Notch Resort in Jeffersonville. In what has become a musical tradition, Vermont’s Own 40th Army Band will perform a concert sponsored by Smugglers’ Notch Resort as part of the Jeffersonville community’s Fourth of July celebration. The finale will feature Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture,” followed by a fireworks display.
• Saturday, July 6, at 10 a.m., Funky Fourth of July Parade on the Town Green in Greensboro.