July 09, 2019

Contact: Amy Poos

Bands will battle on the battlefield July 26 at Battle of Lexington State Historic Site

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, JULY 9, 2019 – Two bands will replace soldiers from the North and South during the “Battle of the Bands on the Battlefield” Friday, July 26 at Battle of Lexington State Historic Site in Lexington. The battle will begin at 7 p.m. and the victor will be declared at 9 p.m.

Beam and the Eads from Lexington, and Mojo Dogs from Higginsville will each play for an hour to convince the audience to cheer for their side. Cheers will determine the victor of the battle. The historic site will have food trucks stationed in the sutler area to keep you well stocked with provisions during the battle. Bring chairs, insect repellent and your enthusiasm, your side is counting on you!

The Battle of Lexington State Historic Site is located at 1101 Delaware St. in Lexington. For  more information about the event, call the site at 660-259-4654.

For more information about Missouri State Parks and Historic Sites, visit the web at Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.