1812 Overture Concert

Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 8 PM
Location Summerall Field on JBM-HH (Conmy Hall in case of rain)

The U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own” presents this fun, family-friendly concert!

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 starting at 6 PM 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.

Portable public toilet facilities are on site.

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