The 53rd Annual Carbon County Band Festival will take place at 7 p.m., on Thursday, Feb. 21, at Weatherly Area Middle School Gymnasium.

This festival will showcase 123 student musicians representing Jim Thorpe, Palmerton, Panther Valley, Pleasant Valley, Lehighton, and Weatherly high schools and will feature guest vocalist, Becky McFadden, of Becky and the Beasts.

The concert program will include marches, movie music, patriotic tunes, chorales, dramatic folk compositions, and contemporary works, conducted by the directors of each respective school.

Tickets may be purchased at the door and cost $5 for adults and $3 for students/senior citizens.

For more information or for questions, contact host director, Shannon Shughart at shugharts@weatherlysd.org [1].