USAF Ban of Mid-America Announces Veteran's Day Concerts Nov 2-4 in Chicago Metro Area

By: United States Air Force Band of Mid-America
CHICAGO - Oct. 2, 2023 - PRLog -- The US Air Force Band of Mid-America (USAFBoMA) will present a series of Veteran's Day concerts in the Chicago metro area at the following locations:
  • Thu, Nov 2nd: Lewis University's St. Charles Borromeo Convocation Hall, 7:30pm (Romeoville, IL)
  • Fri, Nov 3rd: East Leyden High School, 7pm (Franklin Park, IL)
  • Sat, Nov 4th: Elgin Community College's Blizzard Theater, 7pm (Elgin, IL)

These 90-minute concerts will feature the unit's 45-member concert band and will honor our nation's veterans, share stories of their sacrifices, and reflect on all that makes us flourish as individuals and as a nation. In addition to the usual marches and patriotic music, other selections will include Broadway tunes, orchestral transcriptions, and solo literature.

Admission to these performances is free and open to the public, but tickets are required. Please go to for all show information.

The United States Air Force Band of Mid-America represents the professionalism and excellence found every day throughout the United States Air Force. All musicians are active-duty airmen stationed at Scott Air Force Base in Illinois. The band recently won the 2022 NATAS Mid-America Emmy for Arts & Entertainment Long Form Content for their "Spirit of the Season" holiday program that was broadcast on over 30 TV stations across the Midwest.

Small ensembles and Air Force representatives are available for interview-related performances to promote these concerts. Please contact to make arrangements.

USAF Band of Mid-America

Organizer of "Chronicles of Valor"

The United States Air Force Band of Mid-America is the principal musical ambassador of Headquarters Air Mobility Command. These talented Air Force musicians have had the distinction of performing for Pope John Paul II, Presidents George W. Bush, William J. Clinton, George H.W. Bush, and Jimmy Carter, the Queen of the Netherlands, and hundreds of other US and foreign leaders. The band performs free civic outreach and recruiting concerts for audiences throughout the Midwest, playing more than 400 engagements each year. In its broader travels, the band has performed in New York City, Philadelphia, Seattle, the Gulf Coast, Germany, the Netherlands, Costa Rica, Barbados, Grenada, Guatemala, Venezuela, Bolivia, and the Azores.  Whether recording or performing for live, radio, and television audiences, band members reflect Air Force excellence to millions of people each year.

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