Dearest Home Band Brings Civil War Music to Seminary Ridge June 29th

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Music, Gettysburg! presents the five-member Dearest Home Band outdoor in concert Sunday evening, June 29th at 6pm in the Schmucker grove near Seminary Ridge and Springs Avenue.

Dearest Home has been “the soundtrack” of the festivities surrounding the opening of the Seminary Ridge Museum in the 150th anniversary season.

The concert, which will take place on the Hill-Unger Performance Platform between Valentine Hall and the Schmucker House, is free and open to the public. Those attending are invited to bring chairs, blankets and picnic on the lawn during the approximately two hour concert.

The concert will take place during four days of living history on the Seminary Ridge campus, provided by the American Living History Education Society, led by Kirk Davis. Living history demonstrations will be open to the public beginning at 9am Saturday and Sunday, with skirmishes scheduled for 2pm each day. The Seminary Ridge Museum is open to the public between 10am and 5pm seven days a week. Scholars and historians are presenting lectures in the chapel or on the outdoor platform in the Schmucker Grove, with a full schedule at

Dearest Home’s music is featured in an installation of the Seminary Ridge Museum (Civil War, “Faith and Freedom”). Since forming in 2011, Dearest Home has played for venues including the Grand Opening of the Seminary Ridge Museum, Appalachian Studies Association Conference, Greenwood Furnace Folk Gathering, Common Ground on Seminary Ridge, Heart of the Arts Festival, Music Gettysburg!, Waterford Fair, St. Michael’s Soiree, Seminary Ridge Civil War Symposium, the Midtown Scholar, Hauser Estate Winery, Songs and Stories of a Civil War Hospital, Gettysburg College Library, The Occupation of Mechanicsburg/Skirmish at Sporting Hill and other Civil War events, and at other concert series in MD, NY, PA and VA.

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Music, Gettyburg! is a premier free concert series featuring the finest regional, national and international musicians hosted by the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg. The seminary chapel is located at 147 Seminary Ridge on the west edge of Gettysburg. For more information about this and other concerts remaining in the Music, Gettysburg! schedule, please call 717-338-3000 ext 2197 or email or visit the web site at .  


Posted: 6/23/2014 5:11:58 PM by Katy Giebenhain | with 0 comments

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