UPCOMING EVENTS AT FORT MONROE
Take a look at the list upcoming events and you’re sure to find lots to do. From movie nights and lantern tours to seasonal concerts and sporting events, there’s something for everyone. Join us for one of the following events or host your own.
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Fort Monroe programs and events are presented through a collaboration of the United States Army, the Fort Monroe Authority, and the National Park Service. Events are subject to change without notice. All programs and events are free of charge, unless indicated otherwise. Some programs and events require pre-registration.
Performance by US Navy Fleet Forces Wind Ensemble.
The U.S. Fleet Forces Wind Ensemble, led by Lieutenant Commander Mark Corbliss is the largest of the U.S. Fleet Forces Band’s performing units. The band’s repertoire ranges from traditional martial music to patriotic favorites and the finest works from the wind band literature.
Maintaining a reputation of consistent quality and versatility, the U.S. Fleet Forces Wind Ensemble endures as one of Virginia’s most respected performing ensembles.
Performance by US Air Force Heritage of America Band Rhythm in Blue Jazz Ensemble.
The United States Air Force Heritage of America Band is proud to present Rhythm in Blue, the unit’s dynamic new jazz ensemble. This sleek, 13-member group presents exciting and uplifting music to inspire patriotism and tell the Air Force story. Made up of outstanding Air Force enlisted professional musicians, Rhythm in Blue takes great pride in preserving America’s uniquely original art form, recruiting a new generation of listeners, and representing all Airmen. From formal concerts in grand auditoriums to casual shows in the park, Rhythm in Blue is in constant demand traveling throughout the Eastern United States, performing for diverse audiences from Maine to South Carolina.
The high level of talent showcased by each member of Rhythm in Blue enables the group to perform with unparalleled excitement and versatility. With their extensive repertoire highlighting instrumental and vocal soloists, Rhythm in Blue makes lasting connections with audiences of all ages. Rhythm in Blue honors our American military veterans for their selfless sacrifice at every performance, and shares the message of excellence, courage and commitment displayed every day by the brave men and women of the United States Air Force, serving throughout the world.
Performance by US Navy Fleet Forces Band Four Star Edition.
The Four Star Edition entertains audiences across the Mid-Atlantic with a hard hitting blend of contemporary music that includes today’s top Rock and Country hits, as well as Classic Rock and songs that help us remember our pride in America. The nine Navy musicians in the group are among the Navy’s most talented and versatile. Each performance presents a diverse, high-energy show that entertains audiences of all ages.
Dedication of the Department of Historic Resources Highway marker designating Point Comfort as the landing site of the first Africans. Local, State, and Federal officials and the representatives from African nations will be in attendance.
Performance by US Air Force Heritage of America Concert Band.
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, 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.
The band has appeared with many world-renowned artists, produced over 55 highly- acclaimed recordings and has performed at thousands of high-profile, community outreach and military events. The band’s music is often heard on television, radio and the internet, and serves to communicate and convey Air Force core values of integrity, service and excellence to millions. These achievements have earned the ensemble worldwide acclaim as well as military awards, including eight Air Force Outstanding Unit awards, three Colonel George S. Howard Citations of Musical Excellence for Military Concert Bands and numerous Mayoral Proclamations.
Through the universal language of music, we COMMUNICATE U.S. Air Force and Department of Defense messages, making lasting connections with our audiences. Our community and civic outreach performances serve to instill patriotism, build partnerships, enhance the reputation of the Air Force and the United States, and demonstrate American values to the world.
We HONOR all who have nobly served m the United States Armed Forces by commemorating the contributions of our nation’s veterans – past and present – both at home and in deployed locations around the world.
We INSPIRE diverse audiences by displaying the highest level of professionalism, epitomizing military precision and excellence, telling the Air Force story and presenting the finest in musical culture and entertainment.
We serve as a dynamic element to RECRUIT our nation’s best and brightest to serve in the United States Air Force. In partnership with Air Force Recruiting Service, we perform for events that generate interest and enthusiasm for military service.