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087/2012 - Military bands to entertain crowds at London 2012 venues

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Military musicians from the Royal Marines, Army and Royal Air Force will be providing musical entertainment at London 2012 venues. More than 400 musicians from 16 bands will feature at nine Olympic and five Paralympic venues throughout the Games period, including on The Mall in support of the marathon, and at Eton Dorney for the rowing, adding a quintessentially British flavour to proceedings.