The U.S. Navy Band Country Current is the Navy’s premier country-bluegrass ensemble and has been entertaining the Navy and the nation since 1973. Country Current specializes in music from America’s heartland and is the oldest established country music ensemble of all the major service bands. The group consists of seven musicians and one audio engineer. Instrumentation includes banjo, fiddle, pedal steel guitar, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, electric bass and drums. Several members of the band perform as vocalists. Country Current is nationally renowned for its versatility and exceptional musicianship, performing a blend of modern country music, western swing and cutting-edge bluegrass. The seven-piece band has performed at the White House and the Grand Ole Opry. Concerts by the United States Navy Band Country Current are presented as a public service to the community and are free of charge to the general public.
Country Current will perform on Friday, September 14, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. at the Palace Theatre in historic downtown Bryan. The concert will last approximately 1.5 hours. The public is invited to attend this unique event. There is no admission fee for the event and tickets are not required in advance.