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The Tar River Community Band

Park concerts mark 40th year


The Daily Reflector

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Forty years ago, Stuart Aronson noticed a need for summertime entertainment in Greenville.

So the playwright and former ECU professor organized some bands, found a stage and Sunday in the Park was born in 1973. The concert series opens for the season on Sunday with the Tar River Community Band. Guests are invited to pack chairs or a blanket to sit on, pack a picnic and enjoy free live entertainment at the Town Common.

The event’s viability was questionable at its inception due to a small budget and skepticism from the community and the bands Aronson attempted to book.

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