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PM East Band earns Superior rating at band festival

East Band group photo from 1st Flag Over the United Colonies Band Festival

Pocono Mountain East Marching Band earned the only Superior rating of all eight bands in attendance of the First Flag Over the United Colonies band festival in Easton on Saturday, September 24.

The East Band also won awards for most outstanding music, most outstanding marching, and most outstanding visual effects at the 48th year of the band competition.

The music festival commemorates the first American flag, which had 13 stars and 13 stripes and was glowing on July 8, 1776 in Easton.