JACKSON, MS - This is a news release from Visit Mississippi
The city of Jackson, along with numerous other sponsors, will host the Independence Day Weekend First of July Celebration featuring the United States Air Force West Concert Band Performance at the Mississippi Museum of Art's Art Garden at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 1, 2015.
Also performing will be Cade Chapel Voices of Love. The event will be free and open to the public. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own blankets and chairs. Food and refreshments will be available for purchase via food trucks. The rain location will be Thalia Mara Hall Performance Center.
Formed in 1941, The United States Air Force Band is the Air Force's premier musical organization. Each member is proud to represent all Airmen, whose selfless service and sacrifices ensure the freedoms we enjoy as citizens of the United States of America.
“The Jackson CVB is excited about the opportunity to partner with other agencies to produce this exciting event in Jackson,” said Rickey Thigpen, executive vice president for the Jackson Convention and Visitor's Bureau. “This activity and others like it strengthens the quality of life for our citizens and enhances Jackson as a true visitor destination.”
Sponsors of the event include the city of Jackson, the Jackson Convention and Visitor's Bureau, the Mississippi Museum of Art, Visit Mississippi, the Greater Jackson Arts Council, the Jackson Chamber of Commerce, the Mississippi National Guard, and Downtown Partners.