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Band to Perform ???Keynotes??? concerts at the CAC

The West Virginia University Marching Band, under the direction of John Hendricks, Jay Drury and Don Wilcox will present its annual ???Keynotes Concerts??? at the Creative Arts Center on Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 29-30.

The concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Lyell B. Clay Concert Theatre and will feature the band???s full complement of brass, woodwinds, percussion, flags and feature twirlers. They will perform musical highlights from the 2004 football season, including favorite pre-game and halftime music.

According to Hendricks, the pre-game selections will feature WVU fight songs, as well as ???Mountain Dew,??? ???Simple Gifts??? and ???Country Roads.???

The halftime music includes: ???Birdland,??? a popular jazz selection; the theme from ???Back to the Future???; ???Malaguena,??? a fiery Latin tune; and the classic rock tune ???Love Shack.???

In addition, the audience will hear ???The Magnificent Seven,??? reminiscent of the Old West; ???House of the Rising Sun,??? a powerful sultry number, and the classical favorite ???The 1812 Overture.???

For tickets and information, call the WVU Box Office at (304) 293-SHOW.

from the WVU Newsroom