Festival Overture on The National Mall

Festival Overture on The National Mall

Join us on the National Mall for this end of summer concert featuring the music of America and including the cannons of The Old Guard Presidential Salute Battery. BYO water/chair/blanket. Register on Eventbrite to receive info/alerts. Rain date 8/7.

Sat / Aug 6 / 8 pm

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This performance is free and open to the public, but tickets are required.

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Near Smithsonian Castle and Metro / Washington, DC

12th Street Expressway, Washington, District of Columbia, 20013

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Carnival Overture
Antonin Dvořák
arr. Herbert L. Clarke

Hymn to New England
John Williams
arr. Paul Lavender and SSG Irving Ray

One Voice
Ruth Moody
arr. Arthur Stone

Suite for Jazz Saxophones
Dizzy Gillespie, Hoagy Carmichael, Ray Noble
arr. SGM (Ret.) Paul A. Murtha

They Say That in The Army
arr. LTC Scott McKenzie

Armed Forces Medley
arr. MSG (Ret.) Michael Brown and MSG (Ret.) James Kazik

America the Beautiful
Samuel A. Ward, Katherine Lee Bates
arr. Carmen Dragon

A New Day from Gilded Age
Harry Gregson-Williams and Rupert Gregson-Williams
arr. SGM (Ret.) Paul A. Murtha

This is My Wish
Tim Lauer and Angela Lauer
arr. MSG Martin Gold

Earth, Wind & Fire Medley
Maurice White
arr. SFC Tim Whalen

  • In the Stone
    SFC Erik Tue, vocalist
  • September
    SSG Bethsaida Patterson, vocalist
  • That's the Way of the World
    SFC Chris Rettig, vocalist
  • Fantasy
    SGM Christal Rheams, vocalist

Festival Overture on the Star Spangled Banner
Dudley Buck
arr. LTC (Ret.) Dwayne Milburn, MSG (Ret.) Michael Brown

The Stars and Stripes Forever
John Philip Sousa

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