MEMORIAL DAY 2019
NEW YORK, NY
Behind the scenes at rockefeller center
The 369th experience band performing in Harlem
fleet week highlights
The 369th Experience Band is delighted to travel to New York to participate in our second Fleet Week. Here are a few highlights of our upcoming trip.
USO Center Newark Liberty International Airport
The USO has generously volunteered to host our band members at the USO Center Newark Liberty International Airport. Thanks to the kindness and generousity of Jennifer Walquist and Jessica McAndrews, band members will enjoy the numerous amenities and comforts this USO center has to offer while they wait for their fellow band members to arrive in Newark.
Military Band Music & Training at Fort Dix
Our band will be hosted at USASA, Fort Dix on Friday, May 24th for a day of music and military band history led by Luis J. Santiago-Sierra, Operations Director of the GRAMMY Music Education Coalition, Lee Whitmore, Executive Director of the GRAMMY Music Education Coalition, eight-time Grammy nominee Bobby Sanabria, and Percussionist & Folklore Specialist Elena Martinez.
MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND PERFORMANCES
Rockefeller Center Summer Garden
20th West 50th Street, New York, New York
Saturday, May 25, 2019
5:45pm - 6:00pm
The 369th Experience Band is honored to close the show at the Rockefeller Center Performance in the Summer Garden.
Memorial Day Concert with Bobby Sanabria
Marcus Garvey Park, Richard Rogers Amphitheater
122nd Street & Mount Morris Park West, Harlem
Saturday, May 25, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
4th Annual Fleet Week at Liberty State Park
Liberty State Park, Jersey Side
Sunday, May 26, 2019
Two Shows: 1:00pm - 1:30pm and 4:00pm - 4:30pm
The band will participate in the 4th Annual Fleet Week at Liberty State Park where they be part of a daylong celebration including two performances at 1pm and 4pm, Navy and Marine Corps aviation static displays, a Navy Dive Tank, silent drill team performances, and much more.
Brooklyn’s 152nd Memorial Day “Lest We Forget” Parade
Monday, May 27, 2019
Parade starts at 11:00am
The 369th Experience Band will march proudly in Brooklyn’s traditional Memorial Day Parade, including the Memorial Service at John Paul Jones Park. The band will lead the parade with James Reese Europe’s and Noble Sissle’s descendants James Reese Europe III, Noble Sissle, Jr., and Cynthia Sissle. The parade will travel from 78th and Third Avenue to Maine Avenue, up to Fourth Avenue and over to John Paul Jones Park on 101st Street and Fourth Avenue for the memorial service.
USS New York
The band will round out the day with a performance aboard the USS New York at Pier 88.
Christian McBride and Jason Moran
The band will be treated to pop-up visits and training from Christian McBride and Jason Moran as their schedules allow.