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United States Air Force Concert Band coming to Lima

This concert is free to the public and will feature The United States Air Force Band, comprised of 177 of the finest Airmen musicians in the world.

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LIMA – The Civic Center Foundation is pleased to announce The United States Air Force Concert Band and Singing Sergeants from Washington D.C. to the Veterans Memorial Civic & Convention Center on Sunday, October 23, 2016 at 7 p.m.

This concert is free to the public and will feature The United States Air Force Concert Band, comprised of 177 of the finest Airmen musicians in the world. This premier musical organization inspires patriotism and service in fellow citizens, honors those who serve and represents the Air Force and the United States of America to millions of people worldwide. The musical virtuosity and military professionalism demonstrated by these Airmen is a reflection of the excellence carried out by Air Force members around the globe, whose selfless service and sacrifices ensure the freedoms we enjoy as Americans.

The Singing Sergeants, known as the official chorus of the United States Air Force, is one of the most versatile and traveled choral organizations in the world today. Comprised of 20 professional Airmenvocalists, they perform a large range of repertoire, including choral classics, opera, Broadway, folk songs, jazz, and popular and patriotic standards. For more than 70 years, the Concert Band and Singing Sergeants have traveled together throughout our country and around the globe. They are proud to represent the U.S. Air Force and our country as part of The United States Air Force Band.

Free tickets available online at www.limaciviccenter.com or at the Civic Center Box Office. Box Office hours are Monday-Friday noon to 5 p.m. Limit of six tickets per order.

Members only presale to Civic Center Foundation members on Wednesday, July 20 at 12:00pm. Tickets to the general public available on Friday, July 22 at noon.

About the Veterans Memorial Civic and Convention Center of Lima/Allen County

The Veterans Memorial Civic & Convention Center stands in Lima’s Town Square and is the hub of the community’s cultural life. It is the primary public assembly facility in West Central Ohio. Box office ticket sales represented 27 states. The mission of the Veterans Memorial Civic & Convention Center is… “To operate a first class facility for public assembly that is the destination of choice for everyone.” (Strategic Plan Approved by the Board of Trustees April 16, 2008).