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Gogebic Range Concert Band to remember COVID-19 victims


August 6, 2021

Zachary Marano/Daily Globe Band director Marie Eggleston leads the Gogebic Range Concert Band in a rehearsal at Longyear Park in Ironwood on Tuesday. The band was unable to perform last year because of COVID-19, but they resumed their weekly rehearsals in May. Their next concert will be at 7 p.m. on Aug. 10 in Longyear Park and it will be dedicated to those lost to the pandemic.

IRONWOOD - The Gogebic Range Concert Band will perform at 7 p.m. on Aug. 10 in Longyear Park in Ironwood. The concert will be dedicated to all those who the community has lost to the COVID-19 pandemic, band director Marie Eggleston said.

"We'll be playing 'Amazing Grace' and 'Be Still My Soul' to call attention to the fact that just about everybody has lost someone or knows someone who has lost someone." Eggleston said. "There hasn't been any memorial because it's an ongoing pandemic. So, we thought we could do that much; a dedication to those people."

Eggleston said that she hopes the conc...

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