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|Atlanta Freedom Bands to send marchers to D.C. for Presidential Inaugural Parade|
|Written by Ryan Watkins|
|Tuesday, 18 December 2012 21:21|
Seven members from the Atlanta Freedom Bands will head to Washington, D.C., next month to march alongside members of the Lesbian & Gay Band Association in the 57th Presidential Inaugural Parade, held to commemorate President Barack Obama's swearing-in ceremony.
Two of Atlanta Freedom Bands' marchers will be section leaders, group President Cliff Norris said.
More than 30 different gay and lesbian music organizations will send marchers to the parade from cities across the country. The combined band will number around 230 participants.
The group performed during pre-inaugural festivities from 1993 to 1997 and was first invited to perform at the parade in 2009.
Also invited to perform was the Georgia State Marching Band alongside the Lesbian & Gay Band Association and 22 other groups.
The inaugural parade will take place Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. For more information about the inuguaration and the parade, please visit www.2013pic.org.
Top photo: The Atlanta Freedom Bands (courtesy photo)
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