Independence Day Concert At Hayes Presidential

WGTE To Record And Air Free Independence Day Concert At Hayes Presidential

hayes centerThe concert will air on WGTE FM 91 on Friday, July 8 and WGTE HD on Sunday, July 10 

Toledo, Ohio (June 30, 2022) — WGTE Public Media will be recording and broadcasting the Independence Day concert at the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums. This concert, performed by the Toledo Concert Band, will feature members of the Toledo Symphony Orchestra on the verandah of the historic Hayes Home. The Hayes Presidential Library & Museums’ annual Independence Day Concert is on Monday, July 4 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Admission is free to the public.

WGTE will broadcast the concert on FM 91 at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 8, and on WGTE HD (30.1) at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, July 10. Viewers can listen on both dates at and on the WGTE app.

Bruce Moss of the Toledo Concert Band is the conductor, and WGTE’s Brad Cresswell, host of Afternoon Classics and Toledo Symphony Lab, is the emcee. The Toledo Concert Band will perform a variety of songs, including Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture” while Civil War reenactors fire cannons in sync with the music.

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