Salem Band announces 2023 Holiday Concerts, Down-Home Christmas: Free concerts in Clemmons, Winston-Salem

Published 12:00 am Thursday, November 16, 2023


The Salem Band recently announced dates for its annual holiday concert, “Down-Home Christmas.”

A performance will be held at Clemmons First Baptist Church on Dec. 19 at 7:30 p.m.

Musical selections for reminiscing include “American Christmas Folk Suite,” “When St. Nick Comes Marching In,” “Home for the Holidays,” “Laughing All the Way,” and appropriate for Salem Band, Christmas on the Town Square. Hear your favorite traditional songs and carols: “Ode to Greensleeves,” “Silent Night,” “The Holly & the Ivy,” Amy Grant’s “Breath of Heaven,” and more.

The soloist this year is Salem Band’s own principal trumpeter Ken Kline, performing “A Trumpeter’s Lullaby” with the band.

Another concert will be held New Philadelphia Moravian Church on Dec. 14 at 7:30 p.m.

Donations are accepted for the band’s charity partner, Sunnyside Ministry.

All concerts are free and open to the public.

Contact for more info.

Clemmons First Baptist Church is located at 3530 Clemmons Road, Clemmons.

About Salem Band

Established in 1771, Salem Band is the oldest, continuous mixed wind ensemble in the nation, celebrating 250 years in 2021-2022. Eileen Young, Music Director. More information at