Staff Report

The Eastern Hillsborough Community Band (EHCB) will perform a patriotic concert on Thursday, June 30 at 7 p.m. in the Kings Point Veterans Theater, located at 1900 Clubhouse Dr. in Sun City Center.

The yearly patriotic concert series is the band’s most popular series and attracts large crowds. The group performs marches and patriotic music during the performance, and veterans from all services will be recognized. Almost a full quarter of the band is comprised of veterans.

This year, EHCB will perform music by Aaron Copland and John Philip Sousa.

Each reserved seat is $9. The admission charge includes the concert, one chocolate éclair and coffee service.

Tickets can be purchased in advance in the King’s Point Box Office in the North Clubhouse at 1900 Clubhouse Dr. from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Tickets will be sold at the door the night of the performance starting at 6:15 p.m.

Individuals who are not residents of Kings Point who would like to purchase tickets in advance, tell the gate guard you are headed to the Box Office to purchase tickets when you enter Kings Point.

EHCB is comprised of volunteers of all ages and from all walks of life. The band, which formed seven years ago, performs throughout the Tampa Bay area. Ken Watts, principal conductor, is an accomplished musician with more than 40 years of experience as a conductor and performer. Anne Marie Dresser, an accomplished trombone player, is the band’s assistant conductor.

For more information about the band, call 569-1771, email or visit For more information about Kings Point, call 387-3481.

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