WASHINGTON, June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau:
THURSDAY, JUNE 7: BRASS BAND FESTIVAL
Profile America — Thursday, June 7th. One of the small town summer joys of the past is being recreated this weekend in Danville, Kentucky. Some 40,000 people are expected to enjoy performances at the annual Great American Brass Band Festival. Concerts featuring world famous brass bands will be held on the lawn at Centre College, in the bandstand by the courthouse, and other locations in town. In addition to concerts of patriotic tunes and popular songs, the festival also includes a hot air balloon event, a 5K run, and a pancake breakfast. Listening to live music is popular all around the U.S. Nearly 26.5 million people attend a musical concert featuring other than country and rock music at least once a year. Profile America is in its 16th year as a public service of the U.S. Census Bureau.
Sources: Chase's Calendar of Events 2012, p. 208, 209
Statistical Abstract of United States 2012, t. 75
Profile America is produced by the Public Information Office of the U.S. Census Bureau. These daily features are available as produced segments, ready to air, on a monthly CD or on the Internet at http://www.census.gov (look for "Multimedia Gallery" by the "Newsroom" button).
SOURCE U.S. Census Bureau