USAF Heartland of America Band to honor veterans with free public concert in Grand Forks, North Dakota

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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Alena Zidlicky, vocalist and French horn player with the United States Heartland of America Band, sings for students during a concert at Aurora Public Schools April 13, 2016 in Aurora Neb. Each of the musicians is a full-time, active-duty member of the Air Force. Their mission is to cultivate positive relationships between the U.S. Air Force and communities across the state through music. (U.S. Air Force photo by Zachary Hada)

OFFUTT AFB, Neb. -- The United States Air Force Heartland of America Band will perform a free, family-friendly Veteran’s Day themed concert in Grand Forks, North Dakota, at the Chester Fritz Auditorium. The program entitled “America’s Heroes: A Salute to our Veterans,” encompasses a variety of musical selections from Broadway & the Big-Band Era through today’s popular artists, celebrating the patriotic spirit of the American people and the countless veterans who have served in all branches of the military.
The program will begin at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, November 6th in the Chester Fritz Auditorium, 3475 University Avenue, Grand Forks, ND 58202-9028. Tickets to this free event are available in-person at the auditorium box office during normal business hours (Tel: 701.777.4090), or online at
Unclaimed seats will be released to non-ticket holders 15 minutes prior to the performance.
The United States Air Force Heartland of America Band is a professional organization that presents exciting & uplifting musical programs to inspire patriotism, connect communities with their military, and honor our country’s veterans. From formal concerts and ceremonial support to educational outreach, seasonal performances, and casual shows, they demonstrate Air Force excellence and precision in every performance, while making lasting connections with diverse audiences of all ages.

These talented musicians proudly represent the more than 660,000 Air Force professionals around the world who relentlessly protect and defend the freedoms we cherish.

For more information, contact Master Sergeant Alex Serwatowski, Chief of Publicity for the USAF Heartland of America Band at (402) 232-4090, or email: