Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture at Ft. Myer

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Photo: Courtesy of the US Army Band “Pershing’s Own”

The US Army Band, “Pershing’s Own,” presents this fun, family-friendly concert Aug. 18, 8 p.m. The evening’s music will culminate with Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture complete with live cannon fire supplied by the Presidential Salute Battery of the Third Infantry Regiment, “The Old Guard.” Also featured are The US Army Herald Trumpets, The US Army Chorus and The US Army Voices. The concert is at Summerall Field. It is held in Conmy Hall in case of rain. This event is free and open to the public; no advance tickets are required. Bleacher seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis starting at 6 p.m. There is a big grass area for low chairs and blankets. Bags will be searched. Food is permitted. However, no coolers, alcohol or glass containers will be allowed. Vehicles and pedestrians may enter JBM-HH via Hatfield Gate. The Henry Gate will be open for pedestrians only from 6 to 10:30 p.m. Cyclists may enter at either gate. Valid photo ID is required for patrons 18 and older. usarmyband.com.