The West Point Band’s Jazz Ensemble presents “Miles Ahead,” a performance exploring the expansive jazz canon of legendary jazz artist Miles Davis, featuring special guest Ira Coleman on bass, former sideman of Miles Davis alumni with Herbie Hancock and Tony Williams.
Come join us as we celebrate the Army's 243rd Birthday! There's no better place to commemorate another year in the Army's storied history than on the historic grounds of the United States Military Academy, overlooking the beautiful Hudson River. The performance kicks off with a streamer ceremony and ends with a cake cutting, in true birthday fashion. Bring your blanket and chairs and get ready to celebrate!
Please join us as we welcome West Point Band Alumni back to the stage for a wonderful evening of musical collaboration with the West Point Concert Band. Bring the whole family and enjoy a picnic overlooking the Hudson River while you listen to music under the stars.
Nobody throws a block party quite like the West Point Band. Get ready to dance and sing along with the Benny Havens Band 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!
Celebrate America's Independence with the Army's favorite party band, the Benny Havens Band. Bring a picnic, and your dancing shoes for a fantastic evening of great music and fireworks.
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.
Calling all kids! Join the West Point Band’s Quintette 7 as they bring your favorite children’s stories to life in this fun and interactive musical experience for the young and young at heart. Your little ones will get to sing, dance, march, and move along with the members of the band as they perform musical renditions of classics such as The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Dear Zoo, and so much more. 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!
Escape to the movies and relive all of your favorite cinematic moments through the power of music as the West Point Band brings you some of the best scores composed for the silver screen. From the exciting and dramatic to lighthearted and comedic soundtracks, this program has something for everyone.
Put on your dancing shoes, grab a partner, and head on down to Trophy Point to join the Benny Havens Band for their seventh annual “Dancing Under the Stars.” Trophy Point becomes the Hudson Valley’s most scenic dance floor as the band invites you to the stage to Dougie, Mashed Potato, or Foxtrot to the best of swing, disco, Latin, country, funk, hip-hop, Motown, and more. Bring the whole family – or just that special someone – and spend a night dancing under the stars.
Treat yourself after a busy workweek to some world-class music by the talented musicians of the West Point Band. In addition to our usual entertaining summer fare, this concert will also showcase music honoring the 50th anniversary of the timeless movie classic “Hello, Dolly!” Fun fact: the movie’s final wedding scene and reprise were actually filmed right at Trophy Point!
The Vanderbilt Mansion makes for a beautiful backdrop at this scenic outdoor concert in Hyde Park, New York. Bring your family, friends, and a picnic, and join the West Point Band’s Benny Havens Band for an evening of superb music, including everything from classic rock and pop to old school hip-hop and R&B—and of course, patriotic favorites you know and love. Invite your friends, family, and neighbors to dance and sing along with your favorite summertime hits!
Join us as we celebrate the veterans of the Long Island State Veterans Home and all of the men and women who serve with an exciting concert experience featuring a diverse mix of music and patriotic favorites. All are welcome at this outdoor family event!
Grab your cowboy hat and mosey on down to Trophy Point to join the Benny Havens Band as they bring Nashville to New York with this upbeat performance of country music with a patriotic twist. Performing singles from their album “Songs that Save our Lives,” as well as popular songs from current country stars, the Benny Havens Band will make you want to sing along to tunes from Brad Paisley, Miranda Lambert, Garth Brooks, Little Big Town, and more! West Point’s own “Country Colonel,” Colonel Doug McInvale will also make an appearance. Head on over to Trophy Point for a night of good old-fashioned fun down by the river!
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, and is topped off with a performance of Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture, complete with live cannon fire.