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MUSIC UNDER THE STARS

June
Labor Day 2022

The West Point Band is proud to announce its “Music Under the Stars” 2022 summer concert series at West Point’s iconic Trophy Point Amphitheater.

Experience a piece of living history as the active-duty Soldiers of the West Point Band perform world-class music overlooking the waters that George Washington called “the key to the continent.”

Audiences are welcome to bring picnics, explore the beautiful and historic grounds of West Point - the U.S. Military Academy, and enjoy scenic Hudson River views set to a soundtrack of music from across the spectrum of the American experience – classical, jazz, pop, patriotic, and more! Best of all, these concerts are FREE and open to the public.*

*For more information about accessing West Point, please click here or call the Visitors Center at (845) 938-2638.

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Frequently Asked Questions
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Concert Dates

JUNE
Saturday
04

Red, White, and Bluegrass

Bluegrass Band
7:30 PM
Trophy Point
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Kick off your shoes and start your summer right at Trophy Point! The West Point Band is officially back in action with an all-American line-up of bluegrass favorites, featuring special guests Lisa Gutkin and Wayne Fugate. Leashed pets? Welcome. Picnics? Of course! Fun for the whole family? Guaranteed.

Saturday
11

Army Birthday

Concert Band
7:30 PM
Eisenhower Hall Theatre
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Join the band in celebration of the Army's 247th Birthday! The iconic grounds of West Point are the perfect setting to commemorate another year of Army history.

Saturday
18

Sunset with a Soundtrack

Concert Band
7:30 PM
Trophy Point
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The breathtaking Hudson River view at Trophy Point is truly a sight to behold — and when set to the soundtrack of the Army’s oldest band, it makes for an evening you won’t soon forget. Join the West Point Band for world-class music and views at Trophy Point.

Saturday
25

West Point Block Party

Benny Havens Band
7:30 PM
Trophy Point
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Nobody throws a block party quite like the West Point Band. Get ready to dance and sing along with the BHB as they kick off the summer with their own A-list playlist, featuring classic rock and pop favorites to old school hip-hop and R&B. Invite your friends, family, and neighbors for some carefree summer fun — the more, the merrier!

JULY
Saturday
02

Independence Day Celebration

All Ensembles
8:30 PM *Time Change*
Trophy Point
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There’s no better way to celebrate America’s independence than with the Army’s oldest band! Grab a blanket, bring a picnic, and enjoy a wide variety of music ranging from traditional field music to today’s popular hits, and everything in between. As always, this performance concludes with a spectacular fireworks display over the Hudson River.

*Note: The concert start time has been delayed to 8:30pm

Saturday
09

Midsummer Night’s Swing

Big Band
7:30 PM
Trophy Point
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Swing into summer fun at Trophy Point! Put on your dancing shoes (or at least your toe-tapping ones!) and join the West Point Band for a night of jazz classics under the stars.

Saturday
16

With the West Point Alumni Glee Club

Concert Band
7:30 PM
Eisenhower Hall Theatre
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The West Point Alumni Glee Club returns to their old stomping grounds at the U.S. Military Academy, joining the West Point Band for a night of entertainment and historic, breathtaking views at Trophy Point.

Saturday
23

Night at the Movies

Concert Band
7:30 PM
Eisenhower Hall Theatre
Concert moved indoors due to excessive heat
Indoor Concert Vaccine Requirements
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Join the West Point Band as they bring to life some of the best music composed for the silver screen! From the exciting and dramatic to lighthearted and comedic soundtracks, this program has something for everyone.

Saturday
30

Noche Caliente: Latin Hits

Benny Havens Band
7:30 PM
Trophy Point
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¡Vamos a Trophy Point! Join the West Point Band’s BHB as they heat up the stage with classic and current Latin hits.

AUGUST
Saturday
06

Give up the Funk

Benny Havens Band
7:30 PM
Trophy Point
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Make Trophy Point your dance floor and groove along to funky favorites from across the decades!

Saturday
13

Sing-Along: Family Movie Favorites

Benny Havens Band
7:30 PM
Trophy Point
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“Do, re, mi” with the BHB at this family-friendly sing-along of movie classics from Disney and more!

Saturday
20

At the Point

Concert Band
7:30 PM
Trophy Point
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Enjoy an evening of classics for wind band set to the backdrop of stunning Hudson River views at Trophy Point.

SEPTEMBER
Saturday
03

Labor Day Celebration

All Ensembles
7:30 PM
Trophy Point
Inclement Date: September 4th
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You don't want to miss this powerful finale to our summer series, featuring outstanding music, breathtaking views, and the best fireworks show in the Hudson Valley! This annual favorite features performances by the Concert Band, Hellcats, and the Benny Havens Band.

Indoor Concert Vaccination Requirements

Please note: for indoor events at Eisenhower Hall, proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 is required for all patrons aged 12 and over. Patrons aged 5-11 without proof of vaccination must show either proof of a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before the start of the event or proof of a negative antigen test (not a home test) taken no more than 24 hours before the start of the event.⁠

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