For Immediate Release: May 29, 2014
U.S. Navy’s Premiere Country-Bluegrass Ensemble to Open 2014 City of Alexandria Summer Concerts’ Series on Wednesday, June 4
The City of Alexandria is pleased to announce the opening of the 2014 Summer Concert Season at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 4 at Ben Brenman Park, 4800 Brenman Park Dr. featuring country music by the United States Navy Band Country Current. Admission is free.
Under the direction of Senior Chief Musician Keith Arneson, Country Current is nationally renowned for its versatility and “eye-popping” musicianship, performing a blend of modern country music and cutting-edge bluegrass. This seven member ensemble employs musicians from diverse backgrounds with extensive high-profile recording and touring experience in the music scenes of Nashville, New York, and New Orleans. They have performed at the Grand Ole Opry, for Presidents Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama, and overseas in Stockholm, Nova Scotia and Beijing. With a fun-filled and family-friendly stage show, Country Current has been delighting its fans for nearly 40 years with their musical virtuosity and humor.
Summer concerts highlight local talent and feature a wide range of music from flamenco to jazz and from pop rock to barbershop. All the performances are free and held outdoors featuring lawn seating, and attendees may bring lawn chairs and blankets. Please leave pets at home. For a complete list of Summer Concerts, visit www.alexandriava.gov/Concerts.
Concerts cancelled in the event of inclement weather. For up to date information, call the City’s Special Events Hotline at 703.746.5592.
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