United States Air Forces in Europe Band – (USAFE Band) will be on tour to the Balkan state of Bulgaria from May 6 to 10, 2022. The announcement was made by the – U.S. Embassy in Bulgaria in a press release statement.
Under their tour, the U.S. Air Force band will be performing in four cities of Bulgaria, which are: Plovdiv, in the Ancient Theater (May 6); Stara Zagora, in the State Opera Stara Zagora (May 7); Varna, in the Sea Garden (May 9) and Burgas, in Expo Center “Flora” (May 9).
Brass Band of the Air Force of the Republic of Bulgaria will also be participating and joining the U.S. band.
The concerts for four days are open to all Bulgarian citizens and will commence at 18:00 each day, the release further adds.
“The U.S. Air Forces in – Europe Band is a world-renowned musical ensemble headquartered at Ramstein Air Base in Germany. The band, which performs over 300 live concerts annually, is one of America’s premier service bands & the only band of its kind stationed in Europe. Not only this, but the USAFE Band is heard on many radio and T.V. programs, where their music reaches millions in Europe and promotes our shared cultural ties, cooperation, and partnerships“, cited the U.S. Embassy in Bulgaria on its official website.
Speaking and underlining the genres performed by the band, the U.S. embassy cited, “The repertoire of the band echoes a variety of genres from the United States’ musical heritage & from Europe. Its performances feature identified works from – Broadway to Hollywood to New Orleans, including Dixieland, big band jazz, and traditional pieces for brass bands, with inspiring vocal and instrumental solo performances“.