Lawn chairs are allowed to be placed on the stone terrace in front of the band on the West Side of the Capitol and on the West Lawn (when available). Food is permitted; however, NO alcohol or glass bottles are allowed.

Set-up will begin at 4:00 p.m. Please check the individual band accounts on Twitter the day of for any schedule or cancellation notices.


2019 Schedule of Events

Monday Evenings

U.S. Navy Band — @usnavyband

  • June 3, 10, 17
  • July 8, 15, 29
  • August 5, 12, 19, 26

Tuesday Evenings

U.S. Air Force Band — @usafband

  • June 4, 11, 18
  • July 9, 16, 23, 30
  • August 6, 13, 20, 27

Wednesday Evenings

U.S. Marine Band — @marineband

  • June 5, 12, 19
  • July 10, 17, 24, 31
  • August 14, 21, 28

U.S. Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps — @armyfifeanddrum

  • August 7

Thursday Evenings

U.S. Marine Band — @marineband

  • June 6, 13
  • July 11, 25
  • August 1, 22, 29

U.S. Army Band — @theusarmyband

  • June 20
  • August 8

U.S. Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps — @armyfifeanddrum

  • July 18

Friday Evenings

U.S. Army Band — @theusarmyband

  • June 7, 14, 21
  • July 12, 19, 26
  • August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

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