Playing nationally and internationally, from NFL games to the inaugural parade for Barack Obama, we welcome this acclaimed 150-member Showtime Band to kick off the festival.
This 18-piece premier jazz ensemble of the renowned “Pershing’s Own” will be inaugurating the festival with pomp and circumstance.
An inspiring rendition of our national anthem with the elite Army Chorus and award-winning DMV high school choirs
A Native American blessing and acknowledgement of the landbyelders of the Piscataway and Lakota Tribes, followed by 100 Native American dancers and drummers
250 high school students and 100 adults perform “United We Celebrate” with Grammy-nominated artist Chandrika Tandon
Elegant harmonies of Swiss alphorns, the original wooden wind instrument of Switzerland
The harmonious sounds of nadhaswarm, a classical South Indian oboe
A choir of 250 high school students and 100 adults sing America the Beautiful and Vande Matram with Grammy-nominated artist Chandrika Tandon.
From “Pershing’s Own,” prepare for an electrifying jazz performance by the U.S. Army Blues.
Classical performers embody a centuries-old tradition of elegance and storytelling through movement.