On September 11th, 2011, the Ives Concert Park will host a musical tribute marking the 10 year anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy by paying homage to its victims, rescue workers and surviving loved ones.
The event will be held between 2pm and 4pm at the Ives Concert Park, 43 Lake Avenue (WCSU Westside Campus), Danbury CT 06811.
The event is Free. Parking is Free.
We encourage families and friends to please join us for this special afternoon.
The Danbury Drum Corp will perform, and many other performers will be part of the day, including the Western Connecticut State Band. Music for the day will include the National Anthem, American the Beautiful, An American Elegy, Armed Forces Salute, Taps, and Stars and Stripes Forever.
The Danbury Police Department, Danbury Fire Department, and other City Agencies will be represented. Mayor Mark Boughton of the City of Danbury, and Dr. James Schmotter of WCSU will participate, and the Danbury Common Council and other local dignitaries will be in attendance.
Any business or individual wishing to help underwrite this community event can contact us at http://www.ivesconcertpark.com/contact-us.html or please call Phyllis Cortese, Executive Director at 203-837-9227. We plan to have a Memorial Prayer Garden and donations collected will go to Danbury First Responders.
Interested performers looking to participate or those who have question, please email us at http://www.ivesconcertpark.com/contact-us.html with information on how you can add to the event. There will be also be a tent featuring Art inspired by 9/11, Poetry readings, writings inspired by the day. Those looking to participate, please also send us an email.
For more information on the Ives Concert Park, please go to www.ivesconcertpark.com, or on Facebook @ Ives Concert Park, or 203-837-9227.