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NEWS | Aug. 19, 2021

Airmen of Note to make first performance at Lincoln Memorial

By Anastazia Clouting Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling Public Affairs

The. U.S. Air Force Band’s Airmen of Note will conduct a rare performance for the public against the backdrop of the Lincoln Memorial at 8 p.m. on Aug. 21.
Media are invited to attend this event and may contact the JBAB Public Affairs Office at to arrange expert interviews with members of the band.

One of the perks of living near the nation’s capital is the opportunity to hear world-class music performed live in an equally grand setting. The free outdoor concert is part of the Music at the Monument series, offering new interpretations of patriotic classics and pop standards from eclectic musicians whose creative reach ranges from charting on the Jazz Top 50 to the 2021 Telly Award for Most Viral Video. The concert will be livestreamed here from 8 pm.

Through world-class musical presentations and ceremonies, The U.S. Air Force Band helps create bonds between the United States and the worldwide community. Using music to bridge language, cultural, societal and socio-economic differences, the Band's performances advance local and international relationships, inspiring positive and enduring impressions of the U.S. Air Force and the United States of America.

The excellence demonstrated by the Band's active-duty musicians reflects the excellence carried out 24 hours a day by Airmen stationed around the globe. These professionals are proud to represent all Airmen, whose selfless service and sacrifices ensure the freedoms we enjoy as American citizens.

The band will also perform at the National Harbor on Saturday evenings through August; its last summer performance is Aug. 28 at 7 p.m. Per COVID guidance from the CDC and National Park Service, attendees are required to wear masks at all events when social distancing is not possible.

For more information about the Air Force Band and Honor Guard, please visit and

Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling is an approximately 1,000-acre military installation in southeast Washington D.C. The base is home to a range of military and civilian agency missions, as well as approximately 1,000 families living on the installation and approximately 17,000 military and civilian personnel in the National Capital Region.
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