June 26th

101st Army National Guard

101st Army National Guard

Sponsored by: The Rib House

The 101st Army Band, a unit of the Colorado Army National Guard that is now in its 78th year, consists of 50 citizen-soldiers whose occupations range from student to teacher and computer programmer to waiter. The Band members attend from as far away as Montrose and Greeley , Colorado to train intensively every month in Aurora . The mission of the 101st is to provide ceremonial music and musical entertainment on behalf of the State of Colorado and the United States Army. Colorado’s only Army band, the 101st features a variety of patriotic, jazz, popular, country, classical, rock, and dixieland music, performed by seven different ensembles.