Gulley Park Concert Series concludes Thursday with U.S. Navy Band Cruisers


The final Gulley Park Summer Concert event is set for this Thursday, Aug. 17 with a performance by the U.S. Navy Band Cruisers.

According to city officials, Fayetteville is one of 14 cities in four states hosting a performance by the the band during its 2017 tour.

From the release:

As the U.S. Navy’s premier popular music group, the Cruisers feature eight of the Navy’s most dynamic performers. Their versatility provides them the capability to play multiple genres of music – ranging from rhythm and blues, pop, classic rock, adult contemporary, and jazz standards – as well as original material. This elite group has engaged and excited audiences of all ages throughout the U.S. and abroad with world-class musicianship and high-energy, fun-filled performances.

The Gulley Park Concert Series is organized by the city’s Parks & Recreation Department, and takes place at the gazebo stage near the center of Gulley Park in east Fayetteville.

Attendees are encouraged to bring picnic blankets and lawn chairs. Coolers are welcome for those who’d like to pack snacks or dinner, but food vendors are also usually set up around the park. Music starts at 7 p.m.