Air Force Brass Band to perform in Ridgecrest

Air Force Brass Band to perform in RidgecrestWhat do you get when you add multi-talented musicians, traditional brass compositions, ragtime and jazz music with active duty personnel of the U.S. Air Force?

Answer: The Travis Brass Band from Travis Air Force Base, which will appear in Ridgecrest at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 27, at the Parker Performing Arts Center, Burroughs High School.

Hosted by the Indian Wells Valley Concert Association, the event is free but entrance tickets are required and available for pickup at the Maturango Museum, Red Rock Books or Jeff’s Music Shop up until the day of the performance.

Known as America’s Band in Blue, this group is the only remaining active-duty Air Force band west of the Rockies. It has performed throughout California, Idaho, Oregon, Nevada and the state of Washington. Don’t miss a rare opportunity to show your support.

Story First Published: 2013-01-16