The U.S. Navy Band to Perform Free Concert Friday in Downtown Bryan

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The United States Navy Band will perform a free concert by Country Current – Country & Bluegrass, Friday, September 14, beginning at 7pm at the Palace Theatre in Downtown Bryan. The Navy Band has been entertaining audeinces and supporting the Navy with some of the best musicians in throu country. Country Current is the first military band to perform at the South by Southwest Music Festival.

 The United States Navy Band’s “Country Current” country-bluegrass group is the Navy’s premier country music ensemble. The seven-member group was formed in 1973 and quickly established itself in all aspects of country and bluegrass music. The group is under the direction of banjoist Senior Chief Musician Keith M. Arneson. 

Touring the country each year in support of Navy Recruiting, they have performed with such artists as Boots Randolph, Charlie Daniels, Vince Gill and David Ball. Country Current performed at the “Branson Cares–Help Start the Healing” tribute to the citizens of Oklahoma City and at the Glen Campbell Goodtime Theatre in Branson, Mo., on Memorial Day in 1995. Other credits include the Grand Ole Opry, Wheeling Jamboree and the Academy of Country Music Awards show.


For more information about the Country Current Navy Band, visit