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Due to current Kentucky guidelines, the Great American Brass Band Festival will be postponed until the weekend of September 11-12, 2020. The festival was initially postponed to July 24-25 due to COVID-19 from its original date in June. 

“We are currently working with our slated 2020 bands, and will reach out to key players in the next week as well,” shares a statement from the festival. “There are many moving parts to the festival, even a scaled-down version, so please be patient as we are working hard behind the scenes to bring you the best event that we can during this uncertain time.”

Those who can are encouraged to donate to the festival here or via mail to GABBF, PO BOX 429, Danville, KY 40423. 

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