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Canton Leisure Services Division

Posted on: June 10, 2015

[ARCHIVED] U.S. Army Rock Band The Volunteers to Perform Free Concert in Canton, MI

“It’s our exciting privilege to host these talented musicians right here in Canton,” said Canton Supervisor Phil LaJoy. “A dynamic concert of this type coupled with an outstanding display of patriotic feeling will have Canton residents talking about it for days.”

This special outdoor concert is totally free to attend and will take place at the Heritage Park Amphitheater, located in Heritage Park just west of Canton Center Road between Summit Parkway and Cherry Hill. No tickets are required to attend the event and it is open to the public. Concert-goers are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating.

“This accomplished group plays a variety of music that appeals to a broad cross section of musical tastes,” said Recreation Coordinator Jennifer Provenzano. “The Volunteers have been delighting audiences of all ages wherever they go with their energetic sound that is very family friendly.”

Since its inception in 1981, ‘The Volunteers’ band has been telling the U.S. Army story through rock, pop, country, and patriotic music. Its members have performed over 1,000 shows for millions of listeners in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Canada, Mexico, Kuwait, and Iraq.

The Volunteers tour more than 100 days each year, bringing a powerful message of patriotism and support to communities large and small. Its members are passionate about representing their fellow Soldiers through music. For more information about ‘The Volunteers,’ visit

For more information on this and other Canton events and recreation programs, call 734/394-5460.

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