||Great American Brass Band Festival comes to Centre's campus
RELEASED: June 4, 2009
DANVILLE, KY—Centre College is preparing to host the 20th anniversary of the Great American Brass Band Festival June 11 – 14. The highlights of this year’s activities include a hot air balloon race, a Chautauqua tea, a parade, and of course, continuous music by brass bands from around the country.
The nation’s foremost festival of brass band music, the GABBF regularly attracts 40 – 50, 000 visitors from around the world. Bands perform on three stages throughout the four-day festival, with the main stage located on Centre’s campus.
More information, a schedule of events and links to mobile alerts are available at www.gabbf.org.
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