The 40th season for the Hopelands Summer Concert Series continues with the Fort Gordon Concert Band on Monday.


The performance will take place on the Roland H. Windham Performing Arts Stage at Hopelands Gardens and will begin at 7 p.m., lasting one hour. This performance is presented by Hearing Associates of South Carolina.


The U.S. Army Signal Corps Band, also known as the 434th Army Band, is comprised of approximately 40 musicians from across the United States. It was first organized at Fort Devens, Massachusetts as the 4th Engineer Amphibian Brigade Band on Feb. 1, 1943.


The Signal Corps Band continues to perform its duties of promoting morale and esprit de corps by providing music for military ceremonies, formal concerts, and official events at Fort Gordon and throughout the CSRA.


The Hopelands Summer Concert Series will continue throughout the summer, each Monday night until the end of the month. All concerts will begin at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted and will be held at Hopelands Gardens on the Windham Performing Arts Stage.


The event is free of charge. Food is allowed, but alcohol is not. Well-behaved pets on leashes are also allowed. Bicycles are not allowed inside Hopelands Gardens.


Public parking is available at the Green Boundary Club on Whiskey Road across from Hopelands Gardens. Handicap parking is available at the Hopelands Gardens parking lot on 135 Dupree Place.


In the case of inclement weather, call the rainout hot line at 803-643-4661 or the H. Odell Weeks Activities Center at 803-642-7631.