CHARLESTON, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Gov. Justice announced that, at the request of the West Virginia Bandmasters, who oversee all the public school bands across the state, all band festivals scheduled for this coming spring have been canceled.
The Governor also announced the cancellation of all concert band festivals for the rest of this year.
“The Bandmasters made this recommendation to the state Board of Education and to me and we all agreed that it’s the right thing to do,” Gov. Justice said.