West Point Band presents Labor Day celebration with fireworks

WEST POINT. One of the Hudson Valley’s favorite annual traditions culminates in a performance of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture with live cannon fire and a fantastic fireworks display over the Hudson River.

Aug 09 2019 | 01:09 PM

The West Point Band will conclude the “Music Under the Stars” concert series with its annual Labor Day Celebration on Sunday, Sept. 1, at 7:30 p.m. at Trophy Point Amphitheater.

In the event of inclement weather, the concert will take place on Monday, Sept. 2.

As always, this concert is free and open to all.

RSVP by visiting westpointband.eventbrite.com. Registering for this event allows organizers to send up-to-date concert information, including cancellations.

Summer may be coming to an end, so send it out with a bang — literally! — at one of the Hudson Valley’s favorite annual traditions. Culminating in a performance of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture with live cannon fire and a fantastic fireworks display, this concert will feature classics of the band repertoire; the martial airs of the band’s field music group, the Hellcats; and a lively set from the Benny Havens Band.

Bring your picnic and spend an evening taking in the beautiful views at Trophy Point and the music of the West Point Band.

For concert information, cancellations and updates, call 845.938.2617 or visit www.westpointband.com.

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