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City band doubles down for Wednesday, as well as July 4

Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center is alternate site in case of inclement weather.

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A crowd looks on Monday, May 31, 2021 as the "Amazing" Worthington City Band closes the Memorial Day program with "The Star Spangled Banner." (Ryan McGaughey/The Globe)

WORTHINGTON — Audiences have two chances to hear the "Amazing" Worthington City Band, with concerts scheduled for 7:30 p.m. both Wednesday and on July 4.

First up, the band plays an eclectic program Wednesday with selections including the 1970s hit "If," the ever-popular "YMCA," the country-themed "Sourwood Hoedown," the nostalgic "Andy's Theme" from the Andy Griffith Show and John Philip Sousa's "The Liberty Bell March."

This evening's emcee is Pastor Anne Hokenstad, while Elizabeth Bushard and Carolyn Beerman will provide intermission entertainment.

At 7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 4, the band entertains with a patriotic program featuring "Tunes of Glory," "This is My Country," the "American Patrol March, "Marches of the Armed Forces" and "The Stars and Stripes Forever," among other numbers.

Justice Gordon Moore will be the July 4th emcee, with Davis Moore offering intermission entertainment.

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Mike Peterson conducts the band. Both performances will take place at Centennial Park, with Memorial Auditorium Performing Arts Center the alternate site in case of inclement weather.

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