The U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West will present a free concert in Provo by The Concert Band. This family-friendly event is open to the public and will take place at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 18 at the Covey Center for the Arts, 425 W. Center St., Provo.
No tickets are require. Seats are given on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information about the show, call 801-852-7007.
The Concert Band is comprised of nearly 50 musicians and is the largest performing ensemble within the United States Air Force Band of the Golden West. It has performed for thousands of listeners in live concert appearances and for millions worldwide via its numerous recordings and television and radio broadcasts. Throughout its history, the Concert Band has collaborated with some of America’s leading band conductors, receiving enthusiastic critical acclaim as one of premier musical organizations of its kind.
Touring the Western states of California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Utah, Nevada, and Arizona, the Concert Band performs a wide variety of music. This includes standard concert band/wind ensemble literature, orchestral transcriptions, military marches, jazz and pop arrangements, Broadway standards, and of course, patriotic music. Its wide and varied programs offer something for everyone and is an excellent choice for family entertainment.
The United States Air Force Band of the Golden West is dedicated to engaging communities and building partnerships, telling the Air Force story, honoring military heritage, enhancing morale for uniformed service members, and recruiting the finest Americans to serve in the United States Air Force.
The Band of the Golden West is proud to represent the excellence of Air Mobility Command and the 680,000 Airmen in over 130 career fields serving around the world, protecting our freedoms and delivering hope to those in need. This concert is our way of saying thanks for continued support to the men and women of the Armed Forces, at home and abroad.