The MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History will host the Air National Guard Band of the Southwest, also known as the 531st Air Force Band, for an outdoor concert on Wednesday, July 2, at 7:00 p.m. The band is part of the Texas Air National Guard and based in Fort Worth, Texas. The FREE concert will occur behind the museum, located at 503 E 9th St., in downtown Little Rock's historic MacArthur Park. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be moved to the Children's Theater at the Arkansas Arts Center.
The concert will feature the band's most popular ensemble, its 40-member concert band, which performs a variety of Americana selections including Sousa marches, Broadway show tunes, big band jazz, and patriotic favorites. Bring your food and beverage of choice and have a picnic behind the museum for a great concert.