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June 16, 2014

Fort Donelson, Paris Landing welcome 129th Army Band

DOVER, TN: Fort Donelson National Battlefield and Paris Landing State Park are pleased to be welcoming the 129th Army  Band for a special free performance at Paris Landing on Wednesday, July 2. Their concert will be held at Paris Landing’s amphitheater, and will begin at 6:30 p.m..

Since its inception, the 129th Army Band has represented the state of Tennessee and the Tennessee Army National Guard proudly. From playing at two World’s Fairs to marching in a Presidential Inaugural Parade, the 129th Army Band has been called on to perform countless times across the globe. On two occasions they played for the US Ambassador of Columbia, South America. Additionally, they performed in Izmir, Turkey in support of NATO and have relieved numerous active duty bands at such places as Ft. Monroe, Virginia, the United States Military Academy at West Point, and Schofield Barrack, Hawaii. Also, the 129th Army Band was one of two reserve bands called to active duty in support of Operation Desert Storm.

For this free performance, visitors are invited to bring a lawn chair or blanket, water, and some friends. In case of inclement weather the concert will he held inside Paris Landing’s Conference Center.

For other unique events being offered at Fort Donelson, please consult the park’s website at For more information, contact: 931-232-5706.

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