Nonnewaug High School, 5 Minortown Road , Woodbury, CT
For the first time in a decade, the Woodbury Lions Club will sponsor one of the United States military bands in a free local concert. The Army Field Band Jazz Ambassadors, “America’s Big Band,” will perform at the Nonnewaug High School auditorium on March 18, at 7PM. As the premier touring big band for the United States Army, the Jazz Ambassadors travel thousands of miles each year throughout the nation and abroad. Since its formation in 1969, the Jazz Ambassadors have appeared in all 50 states and throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. Programmed to entertain all types of audiences, the Jazz Ambassadors’ diverse repertoire includes big band swing, bebop, Latin, contemporary jazz, standards, popular tunes, Dixieland, vocals, and patriotic selections, written or arranged by members of the band. On the night of the concert, doors will open at 6:20, and the Lions are asking that ticket holders find their seats by 6:45. At 6:50, any empty seats will be available to non-ticket holders. Anyone interested in attending the concert can pick up free tickets at one of the following locations: Canfield Corner Pharmacy, C.L. Adams, Ion Bank, TD Bank, Woodbury Drug Company, Woodbury Floral Design, or the Woodbury Public Library.