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Aurora American Legion Band’s 80th Season

July 1, 2017 @ 10:45 am - 12:00 pm

The Roosevelt-Aurora Post No. 84 American Legion Band is celebrating its 80th season this summer under the direction of Dr. Rodney C. Schueller, Conductor and Gregory Hensel, Associate Conductor. This historic staple of the community will celebrate with a special season-closing anniversary concert on Sunday, July 30, 2017, at 2:00 pm at the West Aurora High School Auditorium, 1201 West New York Street, Aurora, IL 60506. Admission is free, however, donations to the band are always appreciated. Former members are encouraged to contact the band to be a part of the anniversary celebration.

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80th Anniversary Season Performances

Saturday, July 1, 2017, 10:45 am
Pleasant Hill Cemetery Patriotism & Family Day Concert
Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Geneva Road & Coventry Street, Wheaton, IL 60187

Monday, July 3, 2017, 6:00 pm
Warrenville’s Independence Day Parade
Judges’ Stand at Curtis & Forestview, Warrenville, IL 60555

Tuesday, July 4, 2017, 10:00 am
Aurora’s Independence Day Parade
Reviewing Stand in front of Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena, Aurora, IL 60505

Tuesday, July 4, 2017, 6:15 pm
Aurora’s Independence Day Concert
RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway, Aurora, IL 60505

Thursday, July 27, 2017, 7:30 pm
Fox Valley Park District Concert
McCullough Park, W. Illinois Ave., Aurora, IL 60506

Sunday, July 30, 2017, 2:00 pm
80th Anniversary Concert
West Aurora High School, 1201 W. New York St., Aurora, IL 60506


About the Band

The Roosevelt-Aurora Post No. 84 American Legion Band is a group of patriotic musicians who have a common goal — to make good music together, and have fun doing it. Since 1937, the band has enabled musicians in Chicago’s western suburbs to continue their music education by performing challenging music in a relaxed setting. One of the band’s strengths is its diversity, boasting military veterans, student musicians, former high school and college players, music educators, and retirees among its membership. The band performs in concerts and marches in parades throughout Northern Illinois.



July 1, 2017

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