Photo by Susan Krysiak/Courtesy of MAC
The 29th Annual Cape May Music Festival will kick off Sunday, May 27 at 7 p.m. during Memorial Day Weekend with a free concert featuring the award-winning Atlantic Brass Band outdoors at the Rotary Park Bandstand, Lafayette Street at Decatur Street (400-498 Lafayette St.), Cape May. Rain site is Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave.
The 35-piece Atlantic Brass Band, based at Rowan University in Glassboro, N.J., is an authentic British-style brass band and has won national and international competitions and entertained countless audiences throughout the Delaware Valley since 1984. The band just won both the 2017 U.S. Open, and the North American Brass Band Association competitions, making them three-time national champions. A longtime Cape May favorite, the band is comprised of professional musicians, professors, educators and community members. The Atlantic Brass Band will present a rousing concert of American music, perfect for a Memorial Day weekend celebration.
Co-sponsored by the City of Cape May and presented by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC) with funding by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. The annual Cape May Music Festival will also feature world-class orchestral and chamber music, jazz, a capella vocal and American folk music. For a full schedule of events, visit capemaymac.org.