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Gettysburg Music Muster takes place August 9 and 10

A Civil War band plays for a group of visitors under a large white tent.
The 46th PA Regiment Band plays for a crowd of visitors during the Gettysburg Music Muster.

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News Release Date: July 31, 2019

Contact: Jason Martz, 717-338-4423

Free musical performances will reveal and express the feelings Americans held during the Civil War at Gettysburg National Military Park’s 24th annual Gettysburg Music Muster on August 9 and 10.

Throughout both days, park visitors can hear ballads, folk songs, field music, and marches that were popular during the Civil War era. On Saturday, Civil War dance will also be featured by the Victorian Dance Ensemble.
 
Performers this year include: Libby Prison Minstrels, Susquehanna Travellers; Hudson and Clark; Fort Delaware Cornet Band; Steve and Lisa Ball; Jeff Greenawalt; Camptown Shakers, and the 46th Pennsylvania Band.

Music will begin Friday, August 9, at noon, under the tents behind the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center. Friday’s schedule is:

Tents behind Museum and Visitor Center (Aug. 9)
12:00 - 12:45 pm Jeff Greenawalt
1:00 - 1:45 pm Libby Prison Minstrels
2:00 - 2:45 pm Steve and Lisa Ball
3:00 - 3:45 pm Hudson and Clark
4:00 - 4:45 pm Camptown Shakers

 
Saturday performances begin at 10:00 am and take place at various locations. Saturday’s schedule is:

Tents behind Museum and Visitor Center (Aug. 10)
10:00 am - 10:45 am Libby Prison Minstrels
11:00 am - 11:45 am 46th Pennsylvania
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm Susquehanna Travellers
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm Steve and Lisa Ball
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm Hudson and Clark
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm Jeff Greenawalt
4:15 pm - 5:00 pm Ft. Delaware Cornet Band
5:00 pm - 5:45 pm Camptown Shakers
 
Group Lobby at Museum and Visitor Center (Aug. 10)
10:00 am - 10:45 am Steve and Lisa Ball
11:00 am - 11:45 am Jeff Greenawalt
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm Camptown Shakers
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm Ft. Delaware Cornet Band
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm Victorian Dance & Susquehanna Travellers
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm Libby Prison Minstrels
4:15 pm - 5:00 pm Hudson and Clark

Dobbin House Courtyard, 89 Steinwehr Ave., Gettysburg (Aug. 10)
10:00 am - 10:45 am Victorian Dance & Susquehanna Travellers
11:00 am - 11:45 am Hudson and Clark
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm Libby Prison Minstrels
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm Jeff Greenawalt
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm 46th Pennsylvania
3:00 pm - 3:45 pm Camptown Shakers
4:15 pm - 5:00 pm Steve and Lisa Ball

Pennsylvania Memorial (Aug. 10)
Hancock Avenue, Tour Stop #12
6:30 pm - 7:15 pm – 46th Pennsylvania Band
7:30 pm - 8:15 pm – Fort Delaware Cornet Band
 
For more information, email Matt Atkinson or call 717-338-4428. The Music Muster is part of the final weekend of the Gettysburg National Military Park summer programs season, which offered more than 115 programs a week. Fall programs begin August 12.

Gettysburg National Military Park preserves, protects and interprets for this and future generations the resources associated with the 1863 Battle of Gettysburg, during the American Civil War, the Soldiers' National Cemetery, and their commemorations. Learn more at www.nps.gov/gett



Last updated: July 31, 2019

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