National Memorial Day Concert

view of Capitol from symphony

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view of stage from Capitol

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stage and audience view

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The National Memorial Day Concert will be held on May 27, 2012, on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol.

Join the National Symphony Orchestra, the U.S. Army Chorus, the U.S. Navy Band Sea Chanters, the U.S. Air Force Singing Sergeants, and a host of celebrities on Sunday evening, May 27, 2012, from 8:00–9:30 p.m., for the 23rd annual National Memorial Day Concert on the U.S. Capitol’s West Front lawn.

The concert, which is free and open to the public, pays tribute each year to veterans and current members of the United States armed forces.  It will be broadcast live in the United States on PBS and around the world on the Armed Forces Network.