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Fall Performance Preview

Posted 9/28/2010   Updated 9/28/2010 Email story   Print story

    


by SSgt Lenora Plotkin
502ABW/MD


9/28/2010 - Lackland AFB, TX -- The Band of the West has been busy gearing up for some fall performances! Here is a preview of where the band will be performing in the coming months.

Gateway Brass will be touring New Mexico in October! In addition to performing clinics and masterclasses for students, Gateway Brass will be doing several free public performances. The first will be at the Flickinger Center in Alamogordo, New Mexico on October 9 at 7:30pm. Gateway Brass will also be performing a free concert at the Gateway Church of Christ in Ruidoso, New Mexico at 10am. This concert is in observation of Military Appreciation Week in Ruidoso. For more information, please visit www.ruidosomaw.org.

Southwest Winds will be touring Northern Texas in October. In addition to performing for elementary students in the area, Southwest Winds will be doing several free public performances. On October 9, Southwest Winds will be performing in Dalhart, Texas at the La Rita Performing Arts Theatre at 7pm. Free tickets are available at the Dalhart Chamber of Commerce. For more information, please contact the Chamber of Commerce at 806-244-5646. Southwest Winds will be performing at the M. K. Brown Auditorium in Pampa, Texas on October 10 at 2pm. This event is sponsored by Pampa News; no tickets are required. Finally, Southwest Winds will be performing at the West Texas A&M University Recital Hall on October 16, 2010 at 2pm. This performance is sponsored by West Texas A&M University.

Dimensions in Blue jazz big band will be touring New Mexico and participating in the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta! First, Dimensions in Blue will be performing in Rio Rancho, New Mexico at the Sue Cleveland High School Concert Hall on October 5 at 7pm. This is a free event and no tickets are required. From October 7-9, Dimensions in Blue will be performing at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. For ticketing and performance information, please visit http://www.balloonfiesta.com/event-info/entertainment-schedule.

Dimensions in Blue jazz big band will also be performing in Corpus Christi, Texas at the Heritage Park as part of the Texas Jazz Festival. Jazz trumpet legend Marvin Stamm will join the band onstage for a couple of features! Dimensions in Blue will be performing at 6pm on October 15 and 7:30pm on October 16. For more information, please contact http://www.texasjazz-fest.org/.

We hope to see you at an upcoming Band of the West performance! As always, be sure to check our events calendar at www.bandofthewest.af.mil or become a fan on Facebook at www.facebook.com/bandofthewest.



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