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Free tickets available Jan 24 for 'Hearts, Heritage and Heroes' concert at National Museum USAF

DAYTON, Ohio - TSgt.Felita LaRock performing with the Air Force Band of Flight in July 2014 at the Fraze Pavilion. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ken LaRock)

DAYTON, Ohio - TSgt. (Ret.) Felita LaRock, a former lead vocalist for the U.S. Air Force Band of Flight who retired in 2014, will join Curtis Griffin as guest vocalists during the U.S. Air Force Band of Flight's "Hearts, Heritage and Heroes" concert on Feb. 23 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ken LaRock)

The United States Air Force Band of Flight, stationed at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio presents more than 240 performances annually, providing quality musical products for official military functions and ceremonies as well as civic events and public concerts. Since its founding in 1942, the band has performed for presidents and vice presidents, visiting heads of state, cabinet officers, members of congress, U.S. and foreign military leaders, and millions of Americans and foreign citizens.

The United States Air Force Band of Flight, stationed at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio presents more than 240 performances annually, providing quality musical products for official military functions and ceremonies as well as civic events and public concerts. Since its founding in 1942, the band has performed for presidents and vice presidents, visiting heads of state, cabinet officers, members of congress, U.S. and foreign military leaders, and millions of Americans and foreign citizens.

DAYTON, Ohio --

(All tickets have distributed)

Join the U.S. Air Force Band of Flight as it presents the “Hearts, Heritage and Heroes” concert on Feb. 23 at 7:30 p.m. at the National Museum of the United States Air Force.

 

The concert, which will take place in the museum’s second building, will showcase various musical selections to celebrate Valentine’s Day, Presidents Day and Black History Month. The U.S. Air Force Band of Flight will also be joined by guest vocalists Curtis Griffin and Felita LaRock. 

 

Griffin is a former vocalist/actor for Anheuser Busch Entertainment Corporation, now known as SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, and has sung with the acapella group, Rockapella, performed on-stage with Tony Orlando and has opened for Faith Hill, Harry Belafonte, Patti Labelle, Aaron Hall and Anita Baker.

 

LaRock is a former lead vocalist for the Air Force Band of Flight who retired in 2014 after completing a 20-year Air Force career. She has performed with artists such as Stevie Wonder, Lee Geenwood, and The Miracles. She is currently featured on a children’s’ jazz album titled “Jazz Advice” with The Bright Moment’s Quintet, and is the lead female vocalist for Dayton’s local Pop/Jazz/R&B group Moment’s Notice.

 

Due to the popularity of this free concert, tickets are required and limited to four tickets per person. Public distribution will begin on Thursday, Jan. 24 at 9 a.m. (Requests made before this time will not be accepted.)


Tickets may be obtained one of three ways. Beginning Jan. 24, requests can be made in person at the museum Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.  Those requesting tickets must provide their name, phone number, mailing address and the number of tickets they would like mailed to them. The tickets will be mailed beginning Jan. 24.

 

The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton, Ohio, is the world’s largest military aviation museum. With free admission and parking, the museum features more than 360 aerospace vehicles and missiles and thousands of artifacts amid more than 19 acres of indoor exhibit space. Each year more than 800,000 visitors from around the world come to the museum. For more information, visit www.nationalmuseum.af.mil.


NOTE TO PUBLIC: For more information, please contact the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force at
(937) 904-9881.

NOTE TO MEDIA: For more information, please contact Rob Bardua at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force Public Affairs Division at (937) 255-1386.

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