Parris Island Marine Band Lowcountry Holiday Concert

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U.S. Marines with the Parris Island Marine Band, Headquarters Company, Headquarters and Service Battalion, Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, perform as part of the Beafort Christmas Parade in Beafort, S.C., Dec. 8, 2013. The Parris Island Marine Band played while marching through the streets of Beaufort. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by LCpl. Kouns, MCRD […]

Parris Island Marine Band Lowcountry Holiday Concert

The Parris Island Marine Band Lowcountry Holiday Concert, scheduled for Dec. 18, 2016, will be conducted at the Beaufort High School Performing Arts Auditorium.

There will be performances at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. They are both free and open to the public. Doors open 30 minutes before each performance.

The Parris Island Marine Band’s primary mission is to provide musical support for recruit graduations and other military ceremonies and events. In addition to playing at approximately 40 recruit graduations each year, the band also performs concerts and parades across the United States.

For more information on the band, visit

Interview requests should be directed to the Parris Island Public Affairs Office no later than Friday, Dec. 16, 2016. The points of contact for interview requests is Capt. Carroll ( or Staff Sgt. Thomas (

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