The City of Fairfax Band Association and its ensembles remain the pride and joy of the City and the whole Fairfax community
— Scott Silverthorne, Mayor
City of Fairfax, VA
The City of Fairfax Band Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 1306
Fairfax, Virginia 22038-1306
The City of Fairfax Band Association
A Joint Benefit Concert—
"Tribute to the Greatest Generation"
Sit back and enjoy the sounds of a bygone era as the City of Fairfax Band presents music in honor of those who fought for our nation in World War II. Joining us in our production of the swing classics of the era will be swing band leader and trombonist Eric Felten, and the female vocal trio, The Swing Set.
The Pre-Concert Program
Meet Floyd Houston, author of Pillars of the Post, a book that "sheds light on local heroes and also helps fund a scholarship for veterans attending George Mason University," Fairfax Station Patch, February 22, 2012.
The Concert Program
Selections include musical memories:
Honor your Veterans!
A page (or pages, as needed) in the program will be dedicated to listing veterans who served in any war or era. If you wish to honor your veterans, submit a list of those you wish to "remember" (deceased) or "honor" (still living) to
Mahsa JavidUse the button below to pay online. A single $100 donation covers listing the names of all your favorite veterans. You may list veterans of any war or era.
About Post 177
The American Legion is a Congressionally chartered non-profit organization of war-time veterans. Learn more about the national organization at www.legion.org.
With over a thousand members, Fairfax Post 177 is one of the largest posts in the Department of Virginia. The Post has an active Auxiliary unit, Sons of the American Legion squadron, and American Legion Riders chapter and we all work for the care of our veterans and active duty military and their families, the improvement of our community, and the development of our youth.--from the American Legion Fairfax Post 177 Website
Who Benefits?Net proceeds will be shared by the American Legion Post 177, serving Veterans, their families, and the community, and the City of Fairfax Band Association, continuing to provide Fairfax with quality musical performances and music education opportunities.