The United States Air Force Group tour through Bulgaria

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May 4, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The United States Embassy in Bulgaria is pleased to announce that the US Air Forces in Europe Band (USAFE Band) will be touring Bulgaria May 6-10. The tour includes free performances in four Bulgarian cities – Plovdiv, at the Ancient Theater (May 6); Stara Zagora, at the Stara Zagora National Opera (May 7); Varna, in the Sea Garden (9 May) and Bourgas, at the “Flora” exhibition center (9 May). The Embassy is pleased to welcome the participation of the Republic of Bulgaria Air Force Band, which will join the USAFE Band in these performances – which will also honor the Bulgarian military on 6 may. All concerts are open to the public and will begin at 6:00 p.m.; each will have alternate venues in case of rain, except for Star Zagora, which will be held indoors (see venue information below.) The concert in Plovdiv will be streamed live on the Embassy’s Facebook page. United States.

The US Air Forces in Europe Band is a world-renowned musical ensemble based at Ramstein Air Base in Germany. The group, which performs more than 300 live concerts a year, is one of America’s first service bands and the only such band stationed in Europe. The USAFE band is heard on many radio and television programs, where their music reaches millions of people in Europe and promotes our common cultural ties, cooperation and partnerships.

The group’s repertoire reflects a variety of genres from the musical heritage of the United States and Europe. His performances feature acclaimed works from Broadway to Hollywood to New Orleans, including Dixieland, big band jazz and traditional marching band pieces, with inspiring vocal and instrumental solo performances.

More concert information can be found on the U.S. Embassy Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/USEmbassySofia/

More information about the band can be found at the following links:

https://www.music.af.mil/Bands/US-Air-Forces-in-Europe-Band/

https://www.facebook.com/usafeband

https://www.instagram.com/accounts/login/?next=/usafe_band/

Photos can be downloaded here:

https://www.music.af.mil/Multimedia/Photos/igpage/7/

Audio and video files can be found here:

Music (af.mil)

Videos (af.mil)

Rain locations for performances:

Plovdiv – Boris Hristov House of Culture, 15 Gladstone Street

Varna – Boris Georgiev Municipal Art Gallery, 1 Lyuben Karavelov Street 1

Burgas – The interior space of the exhibition center “Flora” – Sea Garden

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