For Immediate Release: September 7, 2011
City of Alexandria to Host the U. S. Navy Band “Cruisers” on Friday, September 9
The City of Alexandria will host the “Navy Band Cruisers,” the U.S. Navy’s premiere contemporary entertainment ensemble, 6 p.m., at Market Square, 301 King Street, Alexandria. Admission is free, and attendees are welcome to bring chairs or sit around the bench seating in front of City Hall.
The Cruisers feature eight of the Navy's most dynamic performers and takes its name from the Navy's versatile and flexible ship – the Cruiser. The band plays many genres of music ranging from jazz & standards, rhythm & blues, classic rock, adult contemporary and pop as well as original material. The group plays across the United States as well as abroad entertaining audiences with their world-class musicianship and high energy, fun-filled performances. For additional information on the U. S. Navy Band Cruisers, visit navyband.navy.mil/cruisers.shtml.
Visitors to the historic district are encouraged to take the Metro Yellow or Blue lines to the King Street Metro Station in Old Town, ride the free King Street Trolley, or take DASH or Metrobus, or park in one of the convenient parking garages or lots. For a parking map, contact the Alexandria Convention and Visitors Association at 703.746.3300. For DASH schedule information, call 703.746.DASH or visit dashbus.com. For Metrobus schedule information, call 202.637.7000 or visit wmata.com.
The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request a reasonable accommodation or to request materials in an alternative format, call Maureen Sturgill at 703.746.5418 (TTY 703.838.4902) or e-mail Maureen.firstname.lastname@example.org.
For additional information on the City’s concert schedule, call the City’s Special Events Hotline at 703.746.5592 or visit alexandriava.gov/concerts.