Step back in time to the age of the big bands when the Johnson City Community Concert Band takes the stage for a free concert at Northeast State Community College on Saturday, July 9. The performance will be held in the Wellmont Regional Center for the Performing Arts Theater located on the Blountville campus next to Tri-Cities Regional Airport.
The band’s performance is part of the College’s “Hot Nights, Cool Music” summer concert series. Admission is free and open to the public. The performance begins at 7:00 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The performance celebrates Northeast State’s 50th Anniversary.
Founded in 1983 by faculty members from East Tennessee State University, the Johnson City Community Band is made up of more than 50 members and associate members who have diverse backgrounds in music.
The Johnson City Community Concert Band is an all-volunteer, non-profit, concert band whose members are from all over the region. Band members range from professional band directors to music professionals of all ages that want to continue the joy of playing music and performing. The band also features several associate members who taken up playing challenging music.