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1 June 2007

Music at McClellan Concert Series
Star Wars Concert - June 2

"The Orchestra Strikes Back"

Star Wars 30th Anniversary
Music from the Star Wars Saga

The 2007 concert season will feature Saturday concerts of the ASO performing classical and light “Pop” favorites under the stars in a beautiful, outdoor setting. Hear the best music that Alabama has to offer and make memories by enjoying this family friendly and festive atmosphere. Supporters of the "Longleaf Series" hope that this summer's concerts will continue to attract the arts to this beautiful, family-friendly location.

Star Wars Concert - June 2, 2007
The Orchestra Strikes Back

Date:     Saturday - June 2, 2007 

 The Longleaf Park (also known as Duck Pond Park) at the former Fort McClellan in Anniston, Alabama. Plan to relax on the grass with a picnic that you've ordered ahead or packed at home. Bring a chair or blanket and of course – bring friends!

 Grounds open at 6:00 p.m., and concerts start at 8:00 p.m. at Longleaf Park, McClellan. or e-mail

Tickets can be purchased on campus at the TMB bookstore.

A celebration of the 30th anniversary of Star Wars. The orchestra will perform several popular favorites from the Star Wars epic. Patrons are encouraged to dress as their favorite character, so don't be surprised to see Chewbacca or Darth Vader relaxing on the lawn nearby.

Get out your Darth Vader, Chewbacca, Luke Skywalker costumes and light sabers, the ASO will perform selections from the Star Wars movies. And we're not kidding about the costumes, the ASO is asking folks to dress as their favorite. Members of the 501 Legion, a group of Star Wars re-enactors, also will be wandering about in full regalia. See related article "Star Wars Smiles: Making Kids Happy One Reason for Dressing Up" pertaining to members of the 501 Legion.

Jacksonville State University is a primary sponsor of this event and encourages participation.

Please go to the exciting new web site to hear the orchestra and learn more about this nationally acclaimed outdoor concert series. Check the Concerts page for details.

May 26th - Maestro's Choice
                  with Maestro Justin Brown

June 2nd - The Orchestra Strikes Back
                Star Wars 30th Anniversary

June 9th - Bravo Broadway
                  featuring Susan Egan & Sal Viviano

June 16th - Classics Under The Stars
                  with the 1812 overture cannons

For more information contact Pete Conroy by calling 782-8010 or e-mail

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