The West Point Band has presented concerts on the banks of the Hudson River since 1817. Come continue the tradition and soak in the history and majesty of West Point as you take in a concert while overlooking the waters that George Washington called "the key to the continent." Come hold a link of the great chain that stretched across the waters of the Hudson River and enjoy music ranging from John Philip Sousa to Bruno Mars. Bring your family, a picnic, and blanket and come enjoy the music of the Army's oldest band, the West Point Band.

Admission

All West Point Band Trophy Point concerts are FREE and open to the public. Tickets are NOT REQUIRED for admission.

Entering West Point

Over age 16? You'll need to present a valid government-issued ID to enter post.

Those using driver's licenses from IL, MN, MO, NM, or WA, will to need to present a second from of approved ID.

Please note that while at West Point, your car and belongings are subject to search by the Military Police.

When to Arrive

For our most heavily attended concerts - Independence Day and Labor Day - you might want to arrive early to stake out a seating area for your party.

No items may be placed before 12:00 PM.

Don't accidentally donate your lawn chair! Anything left on Trophy Point grounds before 12:00 PM on concert day will be removed by Military Police.

Stay with your space at all times.

A reserved space with no one present will be considered abandoned.

Feel free to park in any of the below lots, which are recommended for Trophy Point events.

OR

Park in any other lot in the area, as long as they are not marked restricted or reserved.

Handicapped Parking

Handicapped parking is available in the lot of Cullum Road next to Daly Field. For directions, see the map above.

Drop-Off Point

Use the intersection of Howard Road and Ruger Road to quickly unload audience members and items. See map above.

Drinks?

Yes! If you're over 21, feel free to crack open a cold one. Just Make sure no open containers leave the Trophy Point grounds.

Pets?

Yes! Bring ol' Rover on down. As long as they are on a leash, we hope all pets enjoy the music as much as their humans.

Chairs and Blankets?

Bring your own chairs and blankets, this year we have expanded our dancing and picnic area by removing the benches that were near the stage. Please note that there is no seating provided this year.

Help Keep Trophy Point Clean!

Help keep beautiful Trophy Point clean by throwing away your trash at the end of every concert. If the trash bins are full, do the Trophy Point staff a favor and please pack your trash with you as you leave.

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June, 2017

Saturday

march along, sing our song: army birthday celebration

7:30 PM | *Eisenhower Hall Theatre (due to inclement weather)

March Along, Sing Our Song: Army Birthday Celebration

Concert Band

Join us as we celebrate the Army Birthday, commemorating
242 years of selfless service to the nation. The beautiful and historic grounds
of the United States Military Academy provide the perfect backdrop to honor the Army and the nation through world-class music. We are excited to welcome band alumni back to the stage to celebrate the occasion with us. The performance kicks off with a streamer ceremony and ends with a cake-cutting, in true birthday fashion!

In case of inclement weather the concert will take place in Eisenhower Hall Theatre.

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June, 2017

Wednesday

strike up the band

6:30 PM | *Eisenhower Hall Ballroom (due to inclement weather)

Strike Up The Band

Concert Band

Can’t make it until the weekend to unwind to some great music? Escape the busy work week and treat yourself to this rare midweek performance featuring music by Gershwin, Sousa, and more. Bring the whole family and enjoy a picnic overlooking the Hudson River while you listen to music under the stars.

In case of inclement weather the concert will take place in Eisenhower Hall Ballroom.

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June, 2017

Saturday

music of the carribean

7:30 PM | Trophy Point

Music of the Caribbean

Steel Drum Band

Escape to the islands with the rhythmic and soothing sounds of the Steel Drum Band as they present an interactive concert of music from the Caribbean. The catchy melodies and exotic rhythms will be sure to have you on your feet and singing along, and there may even be a conga line by the end of the night!

In case of inclement weather the concert will take place in Eisenhower Hall Ballroom.

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July, 2017

Saturday

west point block party

7:30 PM | Trophy Point

West Point Block Party *CANCELLED*

Benny Havens Band

Nobody knows how to hold an amazing block party like the West Point Band! Bring your neighbors and friends for some carefree summer fun as the Benny Havens band brings you the best of rock, hip-hop, R&B, and country.

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July, 2017

Saturday

independence day celebration

7:30 PM | Trophy Point

Independence Day Celebration

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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.

In case of inclement weather the concert will take place on Sunday, July 9th.

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July, 2017

Saturday

kid's night: road trip across america

6:30 PM | Trophy Point

Kid's Night | Road Trip Across America

Quintette 7

More than just a concert, Kids Night is an immersive musical experience where your little ones will get to sing, dance, march, and move along with the members of the band as we take them on an exciting journey across America. Be sure to arrive at 6pm for the instrument petting zoo, where your child can get up close and personal with the instruments of the band!

In case of inclement weather the concert will take place in Eisenhower Hall Ballroom.

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August, 2017

Saturday

dancing under the stars

7:30 PM | Trophy Point

Dancing Under the Stars

Benny Havens Band

Dance the night away to all of your favorite dance hits, past and present. You’re invited up to the Trophy Point stage, converted into the perfect dance floor overlooking stunning Hudson River views. Bring your best moves and get ready to party!

In case of inclement weather the concert will take place in Eisenhower Hall: Ike's Riverside Cafe.

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August, 2017

Saturday

all american

7:30 PM | Eisenhower Hall Theater (Due to Inclement Weather)

All American!

Concert Band

Come hear the West Point Band do what we do best: perform American music. There’s something for everyone in this all-American lineup featuring everything from George Gershwin to John Philip Sousa to John Williams.

In case of inclement weather the concert will take place in Eisenhower Hall Theatre.

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August, 2017

Saturday

country night

7:30 PM | Trophy Point

Country Night

Benny Havens Band

Grab your cowboy hat and mosey on down to Trophy Point Amphitheater to join the Benny Havens Band as they perform the latest and greatest country hits.

In case of inclement weather the concert will take place in Eisenhower Hall Theatre.

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September, 2017

Sunday

labor day celebration

7:30 PM | Trophy Point

Labor Day Celebration

Don’t miss the powerful finale to our summer series, featuring outstanding music, breathtaking views, and the best fireworks in the Hudson Valley! This annual favorite features performances from the Concert Band, Hellcats, and Benny Havens Band, topped off with a performance of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture with live cannon fire and a magnificent fireworks display.

In case of inclement weather the concert will be held on Monday, September 4th.
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