Join us for our final event of the 51st South Carolina Festival of Flowers!
Open to the Public, FREE
This amazing Musical Salute to America by the 246 Army Band will be showcasing tunes you love and sharing their talents and love of music.
The 246 Army Band has been performing for more than 75 years. As the premier touring musical representative of the S.C. National Guard, this acclaimed organization travels hundreds of miles each year presenting a variety of music to enthusiastic audiences.
Through these performances, the 246 Army Band fosters the support of the American people for members of the armed forces and their efforts around the state.
More About the S.C. National Guard 246 Army Band
The 246 Army Band consists of 37 Soldiers/musicians who play in multiple ensembles to create the different touring groups. These groups offer varied repertoire but consist of a standard ensemble of music of pop, patriotic and show tunes.
The band was involved in multiple campaigns during WWII and has traveled overseas to areas such as Guam, the Dominican Republic, Hawaii, Key West, and Florida. In recent years, the band has played for the South Carolina Governors Inauguration, the “Bojangles 500” at Darlington Raceway, 75th Anniversary of the christening of the U.S.S. Yorktown, “Fall for Greenville” and the “Red, White and Blue” festivals in Greenville, S.C.