Provided by Marine Corps Heritage Foundation
The final two concerts in the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation’s 2022 Summer Concert Series will feature the U.S. Navy Concert Band performing Thursday, Aug. 18 and “The Commandant’s Own” United States Marine Drum & Bugle Corps finishing off the series on Wednesday, Aug. 24. Both concerts will start at 7:00 p.m. at the National Museum of the Marine Corps. 1775 Semper Fidelis Way, Triangle.
As the premier wind ensemble of the Navy, the U.S. Navy Concert Band has been performing public concerts and participating in high-profile events for more than 95 years. The Concert Band is recognized as one of the finest wind ensembles in the world and is in great demand for high profile events across the country.
“The Commandant’s Own” performs martial and popular music for hundreds of thousands of spectators each year and features 85 Marine musicians dressed in ceremonial red and white uniforms. They are known worldwide as one of the premier musical marching units. *Please note that this performance will not feature the Silent Drill Platoon.*
Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or picnic blankets to the performance. The Museum, Medal of Honor Theater, and store will remain open until the concerts begin at 7:00 p.m. Admission and parking are free for this and all summer concert performances. Weather permitting, the concert will be held outdoors on the Museum’s entry plaza. More details can be found on marineheritage.org.