Expect selections to rev up at the Paris Municipal Band’s final concert of the year tonight from the Peristyle at Bywaters Park.

Local musician and former Paris Police Chief Karl Louis joins the band with his electric guitar as he plays and sings some Stevie Ray Vaughan.

“Karl is an excellent musician and should be a popular attraction for this final concert of the summer,” band director Joe Watson said.

As is tradition, the evening’s performance will begin at 8:30 p.m. with “The Star Spangled Banner” and end an hour later with Cole Porter’s “I Love Paris.” A mixture of John Philip Sousa and other marches is expected as is a hymn, patriot music, perhaps a musical selection or one from a motion picture, and as the case tonight, an occasional pop or rock tune.

Mary Madewell is a staff writer for The Paris News. She can be reached at 903-785-6976 or at mary.madewell@theparisnews.com.

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Judith Malone

I am glad to see Judge Bell is working to finalize the efforts on the 271-82 corridors which was pushed by former Judge Superville for 15 years. Since Bell is an honest Christian man, Im sure he will give credit where credit is due since his efforts will only be a sign off on the 15 years of effort Superville put into the project. So good that a fine Judge will put a job well done on the Superville corridor project. Thanks Judge Bell

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