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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.
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