Step back in time to the age of the big bands when the Johnson City Community Concert Band takes the stage at Northeast State Community College in Blountville on July 29. The performance wraps up the “Hot Nights, Cool Music” summer concert series.
The concert begins at 7:00 p.m. in the Wellmont Regional Center for the Performing Arts Theater on the College’s Blountville campus next to Tri-Cities Regional Airport. The concert is free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Founded in 1983 by faculty members from East Tennessee State University, the Johnson City Community Band is made up of more than 50 members and associate members who have diverse backgrounds in music. Over the years the band has had several directors, assistant directors and has rehearsed in several locations in the Johnson City area.
The Johnson City Community Concert Band is an all-volunteer, non-profit, concert band whose members are from all over the region. Band members range from professional band directors to music professionals of all ages that want to continue the joy of playing music and performing. The band also features several associate members who taken up playing challenging music.