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August 15, 2009
Oregon National Guard's "Oregon's Own" Band to Perfom Summer Concerts
 
SALEM, Ore. -- The Oregon National Guard's "Oregon's own" 234th Army Band is scheduled to perform a series of concerts this summer throughout Oregon. The concerts will consist of mostly inspirational and patriotic music, and will be open to the public.

The schedule for the concerts is:

August 17th Hermiston H.S. Auditorium 7:00 PM: for tickets contact Chamber of Commerce 541-567-6151 or Banner Bank 541-567-2291

August 18th Vert Theater Pendleton, OR 7:00 PM

August 19th 4 Rivers Cultural Center Ontario, OR 7:30 PM for tickets the Four Rivers Cultural Center is the Concert Site and
they will be distributing all tickets.

August 20th Eastern Oregon University McKenzie Theater 7:00 PM for tickets contact Chamber of Commerce 541-963-8588 or Sunflower Books 541-963-5242 or
Eastern Oregon Univ. Book Store 541-962-3691 or LaGrande Stereo & Music 541-963-5933

August 23rd Redmond High School 4:00 PM for tickets contact Chamber of Commerce 541-923-5191 or Paulina Springs Books 541-526-1491

August 25th Sisters High School 7:00 PM for tickets contact Chamber of Commerce 541-549-0251 or Paulina Springs Books 541-549-0866

"Oregon's own" is also scheduled to perform in the "Oregon! Oregon!" concert series with the band "Pink Martini," on August 28th at the Oregon State Fair in Salem, August 29th at the Les Schwab Amphitheater in Bend, August 30th at the Vert Theater in Jacksonville and September 5th at the Oregon Zoo in Portland.

The Oregon National Guard's 234th Army Band's Jazz band is also scheduled to perform several concerts:

August 21st Jazz Band Concert in the Park, Baker City 6 pm

August 22nd "Crossing the Blues" Festival, LaGrande, 12pm

August 26th Jazz Band Concert in the Park, Prineville 6pm

The band currently has openings for guitar, bass guitar, trumpet, piano and percussion. Those interested in becoming a member of Oregon's Own may call 503-335-4822.