Eighth Regiment Band - February 10, 2013
The 8th Regiment Band, Georgia Volunteer Infantry of Rome Georgia, is the modern counterpart of the original band that served the Confederacy from 1st Manassas in 1861 to Appomattox in 1865. The band also dons Union Blue and performs as the Band of the 8th New York National Guard also. They use original band scores and authentically styled arrangements and perform on original mid-nineteenth century instruments. They have performed at re-enactments, balls, concerts, memorial services as well as several made for television movies.