WINONA LAKE — Crowds gathered across from the Boathouse on Park Avenue on Saturday, July 2, for the Patriotic Pops Concert, the second of six Village at Winona Festival of Music concerts this summer.
The concert featured patriotic-themed music performed by the concert band including the Lake Area Community Band, Grace College Wind Ensemble and other professional musicians.
Martin Becker, Festival of Music coordinator, directed the band, along with Joey Shepherd, Lake Area Community Band assistant director.
The band played Disney and Broadway tunes and patriotic tunes commemorating the holiday. Luke Becknell, a local hairstylist, sang Lee Greenwood’s, “God Bless the USA.