1812 Overture Concert

Saturday, August 13, 2016 at 7:30 pm
Sylvan Theater, Washington Monument Grounds, Washington, DC

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The U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own” will continue its annual tradition with the end-of-summer music spectacular: The 1812 Overture Concert at Sylvan Theater (base of the Washington Monument) on Saturday, August 13 at 7:30 p.m. (rain date is Sunday, August 14 at 7:30 p.m.; weather call will be made at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday).

Bring a picnic (no alcohol or glass), a low chair, and a blanket and enjoy this evening of music under the stars (and stripes)! The evening’s music will culminate with Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture complete with live cannon fire supplied by the Presidential Salute Battery of the 3d 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.

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