Air Education and Training Command Public Affairs
/ Published July 02, 2020
The United States Air Force Band of the West is scheduled to celebrate America’s birthday with the city of San Antonio by performing musical sets during a one-hour television broadcast event July 4, 2020, at 8:30 p.m. CST.
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO, Texas – The United States Air Force Band of the West is scheduled to celebrate America’s birthday with the city of San Antonio by performing musical sets during a one-hour television broadcast event July 4, 2020, at 8:30 p.m. central time.
The performance, in partnership with KLRN Public Television, will broadcast on KLRN channel 9.1 in the San Antonio area. Viewers can also watch the livestream of the event on the USAF's Band of the West Facebook and YouTube.
The event will include appearances from Joint Base San Antonio commanders and San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg, and music performances such as:
"America the Beautiful" and "American Saturday Night" featuring Top Flight
"National Emblem" featuring the Ceremonial Marching Band
"American Patrol" and "Amazing Grace" featuring Dimensions in Blue
"Those Magnificent Men and Their Flying Machines" featuring Freedom Brass
"Bless the Broken Road" featuring Nightwatch
"The Stars & Stripes Forever" featuring the Concert Band
"The USAF Band of the West is proud to present this Fourth of July celebration,” said Major Dustin Doyle, USAF Band of the West commander. “We are thrilled to team with KLRN to bring this broadcast into the homes of our community so we can celebrate our nation's 244th birthday together!"
The USAF Band of the West has performed for presidents, heads of state, and dignitaries from around the world, earning an outstanding reputation among America's military bands.
For more information, visit http://www.bandofthewest.af.mil/.