Two bands battle on the Lexington State Historic Site on July 14.

Starting at 7 pm, this Civil War battle will not be against two armies but against two bands.

Perry Beam and the Franklin Hole Band and the Bucket Band will each play for an hour to convince the audience to cheer for their side. The amount of cheering will determine the victor of the battle. The victor will be declared at 9 pm.

Audience members are asked to bring their own chairs for seating.

Battle of Lexington State Historic Site is located at: 1101 Delaware St., Lexington, MO 64067

For more information about the event, call the site at (660) 259 - 4654, or visit

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