The US Army Field Band arrives in North Texas.
The group, along with the Soldiers’ Chorus, will perform free concerts in Dallas, Fort Worth, Arlington, Plano and Denton Friday through Tuesday.
Based in Washington, DC, the group performs as part of a spring tour through Texas, California, Arizona, New Mexico and Oklahoma.
In Arlington, Plano and Fort Worth, the band and choir will perform a program called “America the Beautiful,” described as a “celebration of all there is to love in our nation” and recognition of soldiers and veterans. fighters of every generation.
Denton’s show is called “This We’ll Defend”, which tells the story of those who served in the military. In Dallas, the group will perform “Soundtrack of the American Soldier”, a tribute to military stories told by Hollywood, with selections from films like Saving Private Ryan.
Tickets are free, but prior reservation is required.
Founded in 1946, the 60-member Army Field Band has performed in all 50 states and more than 30 countries, according to the band’s website. The 29-member Soldiers’ Chorus was founded in 1957 as the vocal component of the group.
Shows and tickets
7:30 p.m. Friday, Murchison Performing Arts Center at the University of North Texas, 2100 N. Interstate 35, Reserve your tickets here.
7 p.m. Saturday, Arlington ISD Center for Visual and Performing Arts, 900 E Sanford St. Reserve tickets here.
3 p.m. Sunday, Red Tail Pavilion, 2801 E. Spring Creek Parkway. Book your tickets here.
7 p.m. Monday, Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, 2301 Flora St. Reserve tickets here.
7 p.m. Tuesday, Bass Performance Hall, 525 Commerce St. Reserve your tickets here.