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Air Force Band of Liberty at Lynn City Hall Feb. 5

LYNN ? The United States Air Force Band of Liberty is scheduled to perform at Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Lynn City Hall on Feb. 5 at 7 p.m.The event, co-sponsored by the Lynn Department of Veterans Services, Mayor Edward ?Chip’ Clancy and the Lynn City Council, is free and open to the public, but seats are limited.Tickets are available on a first-come first-serve basis and are available by calling the Department of Veterans Services at 781-586-6917 or picked up in person at Lynn City Hall in Room 301.Director of Veterans Services Michael Sweeney said the community response has been good and people are excited about the upcoming performance.?It’s great to see the Lynn Veterans Memorial Auditorium hosting this free patriotic concert,” he said. ” We’ve been hoping to get shows like the Air Force Band of Liberty here for some time. Not only is this great for veterans and their families, but it’s good for the community to see a great show like this one for free. I’m hoping that if the turnout is good so we can have more events like this one in the future.”Jamie Marsh, chief of staff for Mayor Edward Clancy, said the concert is a way for the city to thank veterans.?Having hosted a variety of acts of the past two years, we are happy to host this special free event for all our veterans,” he said. “The Veterans Memorial Auditorium is, of course, their auditorium, and we are happy to show our appreciation for the sacrifices they have made for all of us.”The band is stationed at Hanscom Air Force Base and it is one of 10 Air Force Bands nationwide. It is made up of 60 musicians and has been entertaining audiences throughout the New England since 1978.The program highlights America’s musical diversity and cultural heritage. Expect an exciting musical program with selections ranging from traditions of Duke Ellington, Glenn Miller and Count Basie, to contemporary jazz selections.

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