On the march, cab

Townsville Bulletin - - DEFENDERS - EMMA CHADWICK

T O WN S V I L L E ’ S p o p u l a r 1RAR Band will glam it up when it goes Broad­way for one show at River­way arts cen­tre next month.

The band will feature three singers and 10 of its best mu­si­cians to per­form a se­lec­tion of hit mu­si­cals in an in­ti­mate cabaret set­ting at River­way arts cen­tre.

Of­fi­cer com­mand­ing mu­sic di­rec­tor for 1RAR Band Ma­jor Glenn Rogers said the per­for­mance ‘ March­ing Down Broad­way’ was be­ing held to show what they could do and to raise money for Cootharinga.

“Our role is to en­hance the Army’s pub­lic im­age and the ben­e­fit is that we are able to bring a char­ity on board and they get aware­ness for their char­ity and some fi­nan­cial ben­e­fit.

“We have cho­sen Cootharinga North Queens­land which as­sists peo­ple with dis­abil­ity in Townsville.

“This is a lit­tle bit dif­fer­ent than you would ex­pect from 1RAR Band,” Maj Rogers said.

“It is a cabaret- style show with ta­bles of eight, and it is all about Broad­way,

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