Summer Concert Series begins Saturday
August 2, 2012
FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. (Aug. 2, 2012) -- The U.S. Army Field Band Concert Band and Soldiers' Chorus will perform Aug. 4 at 7 p.m. at Constitution Park.
The Concert Band's 65-member instrumental ensemble and 29-member Soldiers' Chorus will perform show tunes, opera, Americana and classical works.
The free concert is the first in this year's annual Summer Concert Series presented by the U.S. Army Field Band.
The gate at Llewellyn Avenue and Maryland Route 175 will open at 4:30 p.m. each Saturday before the concert. A valid driver's license or state or federal ID must be presented at the gate. All vehicles are subject to inspection.
* Aug. 11: Jazz Ambassadors will perform a mix of big band swing, bebop, Latin, contemporary jazz, jazz standards, Dixieland and patriotic selections.
* Aug. 18: The Volunteers will perform a blend of popular American music, including rock 'n' roll, pop and country.
* Aug. 25: Finale: "1812 Overture," combined concert featuring all four performing components
In the event of inclement weather, the first three concerts will be canceled and not rescheduled. The final concert will be performed at McGill Training Center and will feature a variety of selections from The Volunteers.
For more information or up-to-date inclement weather information, visit ArmyFieldBand.com