Patriotic Performers

Musical groups, musicians, actors and reenactors contributing their 

talent and patriotic spirit to LMHA ceremonies and parades.

The New York Crimson Kings Drum, 

Fife & Bugle Corps

The New York Crimson Kings Drum, Fife & Bugle Corps, established in the 1950s, is the oldest and most honored Asian-American drum corps on the east coast dedicated to youth development through music and performing arts education. The Corps has been dedicated to preserving rich musical traditions and the ideals of community service as a non-profit youth arts organization based in the heart of New York’s Chinatown.

Richmond County Pipes and Drums

The Richmond County Pipes and Drums is family orientated, community band based in Staten Island. Founded in 1976, the Richmond County Pipes and Drums most important principle is to further and encourage the study and practice in the arts of piping and drumming, its proper execution and its rituals and traditions. Secondary to this guiding principle is to foster a spirit of mutual respect, friendship and camaraderie among band, its respective members, friends and supporters.

The Hudson River Ramblers

The Hudson River Ramblers, comprised of master storyteller Jonathan Kruk (“Best Storyteller in the Hudson Valley") and folk balladeer Rich Bala, perform authentic stories and traditional songs from The Revolutionary War.

Linda Russell Music

From the boisterous ballads of the 18th Century to the sentimental melodies of the Victorian age, Linda Russell recreates a lost national treasure. While performing on guitar, mountain and hammered dulcimers, penny whistle and limberjack, Linda's rich singing voice illuminates our American heritage through patriotic anthems, broadsides, hymns and dance tunes.

The Fifes & Drums of the Old Barracks

The Fifes & Drums of the Old Barracks are a group of musicians who perform late 18th-century music that would have been performed by a military corps of music during the Revolutionary War. Beyond their well-researched repertoire of colonial music, their uniforms are those that would have been worn by the musicians of the 2nd New Jersey Regiment. Four of the eight companies of this regiment were raised at the Trenton barracks in December of 1775. The Fife & Drum Corps made their debut at the Old Barracks Association’s 2004 Capital Ball.

Kyle Jenks

Kyle Jenks is a First Person Interpreter of President James Madison who also portrays New York Governor DeWitt Clinton, his 18th century alter ego Douglas McKenna and even New York City Loyalist James Ackerman. He is the writer, producer and director of: Drums Along the Mohawk Outdoor Drama in Mohawk, NY.

Jacques & Marie

Jacques & Marie join together to form a unique Franco-American team which finds its inspiration in the panache of French Cabaret spiced with the sensuality of American Swing.

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