Musical Salute to Veterans

A Musical Salute to Veterans
The 144th Army Band, 1 p.m.
Horizon U.S. Navy Ensemble, 2:15 p.m.
The 85th Army Band, 3:15 p.m.
Saturday, July 8th
Municipal Pool Grounds

Come enjoy the sounds of some of Illinois' finest professional and amateur musicians as you take in the talents of the 144th Army Band, Horizon and the 85th Army Band.

It's all part of Oglesby's Musical Salute to Veterans on Saturday, July 9th, beginning at 1 p.m., sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary Post 237 and Mertel Gravel.

The 144th Army band is a five-star brass ensemble representing the Illinois Army National Guard and will perform all sorts of favorites beginning at 1 p.m.

The U.S. Navy's seven-piece contemporary music ensemble Horizon will play current Top 40 hits, classic rock, Motown, country, funk and jazz at 2:15 p.m.

The 85th Army Band will round out the patriotic fun at 3:15 p.m.

Bring your blankets and lawn chairs, grab a bite to eat from some of our many and varied vendors, and make an afternoon of it with all Summer Fun Fest has to offer!

A special thanks to our general sponsors:
American Legion Auxiliary Post 237
Mertel Gravel