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"Pershing's Own" Participates in 2012 Independence Day Celebrations

Jul 2, 2012

The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" will take part in several July Fourth festivities in the Nation's Capital, as well as in Philadelphia, PA, Ocean City, MD, and Atlanta, GA.

The musicians of "Pershing's Own" will be joining musicians from the Atlanta Symphony, the National Symphony Orchestra, and even Broadway legend Ben Vereen, in celebration of American Independence Day.

The U.S. Army Chorus with the Atlanta Symphony
The Atlanta Symphony's July 4th All-American Celebration
8pm at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Atlanta, GA

The U.S. Army Blues with Special Guest Ben Vereen
Broadway and film legend Ben Vereen joins the Blues in a special performance on the grounds of the Washington Monument
7:30pm on the National Mall - Sylvan Theater, Washington, DC

The U.S. Army Ceremonial Band and The U.S. Army Herald Trumpets performing with the National Symphony
Part of PBS Television's A Capitol Fourth - America's Independence Day Celebration
8pm on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol
Check local listings for live TV Broadcast

The U.S. Army Band Downrange in Ocean City, MD
8pm at Northside Park, Ocean City, MD

The U.S. Army Concert Band in Philadelphia, PA
The U.S. Army Concert Band will be performing at several events in one of the country's largest Independence Day Festivals
July 4, 10:00am | Celebration of Freedom Ceremony | Independence Hall, Sixth and Market Streets
July 4, 12:30pm | Independence Day Parade | Throughout Historic Downtown Philadelphia
July 7, 7:30pm | Penn's Landing | Fireworks scheduled to follow performance