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Air Force Band to Perform Free Concert

Air Force Band to Perform Free Concert

The United States Air Force Band of the Golden West will hold a free public concert at 4 p.m. on April 17 at Eldorado High School.

The band has performed at gubernatorial inaugurations and presidential visits, and band members have worked with renowned artists such as Toni Tennille, Marvin Stamm, Bob Hope, Jimmy Stewart, Billy Dee Williams, Rich Little, Joan Rivers, Rosemary Clooney, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Vince Gill, and the Boston Brass.

The group performs more than 500 shows annually for roughly 1.5 million listeners. They play in civilian communities throughout California, Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Nevada, and also support events at 10 Air Force Bases, five Air Force Reserve Wings and five recruiting squadrons.

The Band of the Golden West, stationed at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., is the only remaining active duty Air Force band west of the Rockies. For more information please visit www.bandofthegoldenwest.af.mil

USO, ACM Partner for Free Private Concert for Troops

USO, ACM Partner for Free Private Concert for Troops

For the second consecutive year, the Academy of Country Music is partnering with the USO to bring a free, private concert to troops and their families stationed at Nellis Air Force Base.

Luke Bryan, Brett Eldredge, Little Big Town, Blake Shelton - who is also the co-host of the upcoming 46th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards - Sunny Sweeney and USO Tour veterans Montgomery Gentry and Craig Morgan are scheduled to perform at 2 p.m. Saturday for airmen and their families. Storme Warren, host of GAC's "Headline Country," returns to emcee the day.

This event, as part of "The Week Vegas Goes Country" series of special events surrounding the ACM Awards, will be open to all military ID holders.

Rainbow Theatre Holds Auditions for Adults, Children

Rainbow Theatre Holds Auditions for Adults, Children

The City of Las Vegas Rainbow Company Youth Theatre will hold auditions for the musical production, "How I Became a Pirate" at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 16, at the Reed Whipple Cultural Center, 821 Las Vegas Blvd. North.

Roles are available for adults and young people ages 9 and up. Comfortable clothing that allows for movement should be worn, and a prepared song is strongly recommended.

The show is scheduled to run June 3-12 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. For more information, call 229-6553.

US Air Force Band of the Golden West to Perform with Students!

US Air Force Band of the Golden West to Perform with Students!

On April 17th, the United States Air force Band of the Golden West will be performing a free concert with local High School Students. Come see them at Eldorado High School- the concert starts at 4pm!

Escobedo, Legacy Win Big at Music Competition

Escobedo Middle School and Legacy High School's Chamber Ensemble claimed top honors at the "Notes to Grow" music competition for local middle and high schools Saturday at Leavitt Middle School.

Both schools received $8,000 for their first-place finishes. A total of $36,000 in prize money sponsored by Las Vegas area Walmart and Sam's Club stores was divided among seven area schools’ music programs.

Local middle school and high school musical groups submitted applications and performance video for the contest for online evaluation and public voting.

Local Music Students Compete for $36,000 in Prizes

Local Music Students Compete for $36,000 in Prizes

Local middle school and high school students will compete Saturday for $36,000 in cash prizes for their music programs in the “Notes to Grow” music contest.

The event will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Myron Leavitt Middle School, 4701 Quadrel St., and admission is free.

Middle school and high school musical groups submitted applications and performance video for the contest for online evaluation and public voting. The four middle school and four high school groups receiving the most votes were invited to perform on Saturday.

Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets or low folding chairs to be more comfortable during the event. Local Wal-Mart and Sam's Club stores sponsored the prize money for the competition.

Call 229-2524 or visit http://bbgilv.com/hsnotes/jump.html online for more information.