The Memorial Concert Band of Colonie will kick-off its 19th season with a concert themed An American Tribute. The music will vary from the traditional, selections from the “Suite of Old American Dances” by Robert Russell Bennett and “Second American Folk Rhapsody” by Clare Grundman, to the modern “Variations on America” by Charles Ives. The country will be traversed by “From Sea to Shining Sea” (by Warren Barker), starting at the Statue of Liberty (“Lamp of Liberty” by Frank Bencriscutto). This free concert will be at the Mark Cornell Auditorium of Colonie Central High School off Sand Creek Road in Colonie on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 7:30 PM. Sponsorship is by the Town of Colonie, Department of Parks & Recreation.