1812 Overture Concert

Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 8 PM
Summerall Field, Fort Myer, VA

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The U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own” brings this fun, family-friendly concert back to Arlington, more specifically to Summerall Field, on historic Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall! In the event of inclement weather, the concert will be relocated across the street to Conmy Hall.

The evening’s music will culminate with Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture complete with live cannon fire supplied by the Presidential Salute Battery of the 3rd Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard). Also featured on the program: The U.S. Army Herald Trumpets, The U.S. Army Chorus, and The U.S. Army Voices.

Getting to Fort Myer

This event is FREE and open to the public; no advance tickets are required. Vehicles and pedestrians may enter JBM-HH via Hatfield Gate (off Washington Blvd and 2nd St). The Henry Gate (off Rte 50) will be open for pedestrians ONLY from 6-10:30 PM. Cyclists are welcome to enter at either gate. Valid photo ID is required for patrons 18+.

Bleacher seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis and there will be a big grass area for low chairs and blankets. Note: Bags will be searched. Food is permitted; however, no coolers, alcohol, or glass containers will be allowed.

A great family fun/date night! Like ALL Army Band events, it’s FREE! No advance tickets are required.