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6/10/2019 - Free Independence Day Concert featuring the US Air Force Heritage of America Concert Band on Tuesday, July 2nd

 

Enjoy a free Independence Day concert given by the United States Air Force Heritage of America Concert Band on Tuesday, July 2nd beginning at 7:00 pm at Lenape High School, located at 235 Hartford Road.

This concert is presented by the Medford Arts Center (MAC) and Medford Township, and is free and open to the public; although tickets are required to guarantee seating availability. The Village at Taunton Forge Shopping Center in Medford is the proud sponsor of this event.

For six decades, the USAF Heritage of America Concert Band has educated, inspired and entertained over 1.5 million people annually, by providing music for events that support Airmen and their families, honor our Nation’s veterans and build relationships of trust between the American people and their Air Force. The Concert Band is comprised of over 40 professional Airman-musicians who captivate audiences on regular tours throughout the East Coast with a variety of renditions of great orchestral classics, marches, Broadway hits, jazz standards, movie music and patriotic favorites.

For additional information about this free concert and to obtain tickets, please contact the Medford Arts Center, located at 8 North Main Street or via email at MedfordArtsInfo@aol.com; or at the Township offices, located at 17 North Main Street or via email to bportocalis@medfordtownship.com. Tickets will also be available at Taunton Forge Liquors, located in the Village of Taunton Forge Shopping Center at the intersection of Taunton Boulevard & Tuckerton Road.

Activated in 1941, The United States Air Force Heritage of America Band has a rich history of inspiring public patriotism and enhancing esprit de corps among all the US military service branches. These world-class airman-musicians are stationed at Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Hampton, Virginia. They travel throughout the Carolinas, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions, presenting over 300 events annually for the general public and in support of Airman morale and protocol events. Under the leadership of Captain Michael D. Hoerber, the USAF Heritage of America Band remains at the forefront of communicating Air Force core values and preserving and enriching America's military and musical heritage into the 21st century. Learn more about the Band via their website at: www.heritageofamericaband.af.mil or the following links:

http://www.music.af.mil/…/US-Air-Force-Heritage-of-America…/

https://www.facebook.com/heritageofamericaband/

https://www.instagram.com/heritageofamericaband/?hl=en

https://twitter.com/AFHeritageband

https://www.youtube.com/user/usafhoab

  • Municipal Center Address: 17 North Main Street, Medford, NJ 08055
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