Friday, August 12-Saturday, August 13 Annual Civil War Music Muster

Held in various locales, including Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, the Dobbin House, and the Pennsylvania Memorial.  Free to the public.  Call 717-338-1243 for more information.

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  1. william gent says:

    would like a schedule of the music muster 12-13th times and places thank you

    • bonnie says:

      21st Annual Civil War Music Muster

      The sounds of authentic 19th-century American music will fill the air in Gettysburg for the 21st Annual Gettysburg Music Muster. The free events features ballads, folk songs, popular songs of the day, field music and marches, along dances popular during the Civil War era.

      Gettysburg Music Muster performers this year are the Fort Delaware Cornet Band, the Irish Volunteer David Kincaid, Steve and Lisa Ball, the Libby Prison Minstrels, the 77th New York Regimental Balladeers, the Susquehanna Travellers, the 46th Pennsylvania Regiment Band (Logan’s Guards), and the Victorian Dance Ensemble.

      The music will begin on Friday afternoon, August 12, underneath the tent on the front lawn of the Gettysburg National Military Park Visitor Center with the Libby Prison Minstrels at 1 p.m., Steve & Lisa Ball at 2 p.m., and David Kincaid at 3 p.m.

      Performances continue on Saturday, August 13, both inside and outside the Museum & Visitor Center, at the courtyard of the Dobbin House, located at 89 Steinwehr Ave., and the Pennsylvania Memorial, Tour Stop #12 on the park map. Saturday’s schedule is:

      Visitor Center Flagpole Plaza

      10:00-10:45 – The Libby Prison Minstrels

      Visitor Center Front Lawn

      10:00-10:45 – 77th New York Regimental Balladeers
      11:00-11:45 – David Kincaid
      12:00-12:45 – Steve & Lisa Ball
      1:00-1:45 – The Fort Delaware Cornet Band
      2:00-2:45 – The Libby Prison Minstrels
      3:00-3:45 – The 46th Pennsylvania Regiment Band (Logan’s Guard)
      4:15-5:00 – The Susquehanna Travellers

      Visitor Center Group Lobby

      10:00-10:45 – Steve and Lisa Ball
      12:00-12:45 – David Kincaid
      1:00-1:45 – The Susquehanna Travellers
      2:00-2:45 – The Victorian Dance Ensemble (accompanied by the Susquehanna Travellers)
      3:00-3:45 – The Libby Prison Minstrels

      The Dobbin House Courtyard

      10:00-10:45 – The Victorian Dance Ensemble (accompanied by The Susquehanna Travellers)
      11:00-11:45 – The 46th Pennsylvania Regiment Band (Logan’s Guard)
      12:00-12:45 – The Libby Prison Minstrels
      1:00-1:45 – The 77th New York Regimental Balladeers
      2:00-2:45 – The Fort Delaware Cornet Band
      3:00-3:45 – David Kincaid
      4:15-5:00 – Steve and Lisa Ball

      Pennsylvania Memorial

      5:00-5:45 p.m. – The Fort Delaware Cornet Band
      6:00-6:45 p.m. – The 46th Pennsylvania Regiment Band (Logan’s Guards)
      7:00-7:45 p.m. – The 77th New York Regimental Balladeers
      The Music Muster will end Gettysburg National Military Park’s summer programs season, which offered more than 130 programs a week. Fall programs will begin August 14.

      For more information contact: John Nicholas, john_nicholas@nps.gov, 717-338-4431.

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