The historic Rome Capitol Theatre (220 W. Dominick St.) will host a performance by the U.S. Army Field Band & Soldiers Chorus on Wednesday, April 3, at 7:00 pm.; this event is part of the Concert Band & Soldiers’ Chorus Spring Tour 2019.

According to the official statement prepared by the Army Field Band:

“The Army Field Band will perform ‘This We’ll Defend,’ a powerful concert that puts audience members side-by-side with the soldiers defending our country. Experience the landing at Omaha Beach on D-Day and believe in the brotherhood and teamwork that sustained soldiers under siege in Sadr City, Iraq. Throughout our nation’s history, the Army has been there to defend the Constitution and the citizens of the United States. With “This We’ll Defend,” The U.S. Army Field Band honors heroes of yesterday, and ensures Americans remember the soldiers standing guard today in more than 140 countries around the world.”

Among the selections will be pieces by Henry Mancini, Ottorino Respighi, Paul Simon, Edith Piaf, and others. There will also be a “Salute to the Armed Forces.”

The concert is free, but tickets are required. The free tickets may be acquired by sending a SASE to: Capitol Theatre, Army Field Band Tickets, 220 W. Dominick St., Rome, NY 13440; an indication of the number of tickets that are requested (up to four) should accompany the SASE. Tickets may also be acquired from the Capitol Theatre box office in person (220 W. Dominick St.) Monday through Friday, 10-5, or during any shows in the facility. They may also be acquired from Cinema Capitol (230 W. Dominick St.) during shows, and at Jervis Public Library during their regular hours.

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