The American Band performs Under the Elms

The American Band performs Under the Elms

PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Historical Society welcomes back The American Band to kick off its 2013 Concerts Under the Elms series at the John Brown House Museum, 52 Power St., on Thursday, June 27, at 6:30 p.m.¬?

Bring a picnic to enjoy on the beautiful grounds, or purchase food truck favorites from City Gyro and the Cupcakerie, accompanied by Granny Squibb's iced tea.

The American Band, comprised of more than 50 adult musicians, has a long and colorful history extending back to 1837, making it one of the oldest continuously active bands in the United States. The music they perform ranges from classical to popular, marches and operatic overtures to modern works for band.

The concerts are free for RIHS members and children under 12, and $10 for the general public.¬?Visit www.rihs.org .