The U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West presents FREE concerts in
Southern Nevada and Northern Arizona by the Wild West Winds clarinet
quartet. Beginning in Las Vegas, the group will perform a 7:00 PM
concert on March 27th in the Clark County Library Theater (1401 E.
Flamingo Road). The Wild West Winds will play on March 28th at 7:00 PM
at Pahrump Valley High School in Pahrump, NV (501 E. Calvada Blvd). On
March 29th at 7:00 PM, they will perform at Pahranagat High School in
Alamo, NV (151 S. Main St). The group’s final concert will be in
Bullhead City, AZ at 3 PM Mountain Standard Time on March 30th at St.
Margaret Mary Catholic Church (1691 N. Oatman Rd).
All concerts are free and open to the public.
For more information, visit the Appearances page of the USAF Band of
the Golden West website:
The Wild West Winds is part of the U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden
West from Travis Air Force Base, California. Composed of four
clarinetists, the group performs throughout the West Coast by
supporting a variety of musical events such as military ceremonies,
patriotic shows, educational master classes, recital concerts, and
library performances. Due to the versatility of the ensemble, the Wild
West Winds showcases a wide-range of musical styles, such as marches,
patriotic, popular, jazz, and classical music. Additionally, the group
can perform several distinctive community relation shows, catering to
all types of venues. The patriotic and recital shows present an
assortment of music for general audiences, while the educational
program provides a lively, interactive setting through concerts and
master classes for students at all levels. With such riveting, diverse
sounds, the Wild West Winds offers something for everyone.
The only active duty Air Force band west of the Rockies, the Band of
the Golden West is comprised of 51 talented and versatile
Airmen-musicians under the command of Captain Jason S. Plosch. In
addition to performing for civilian communities throughout the states
of California, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Nevada, Arizona, and Utah,
the band supports 13 Air Force Bases, 8 Air Force Reserve Wings, and 6
recruiting squadrons in over 250 annual performances for 1.5 million
The United States Air Force Band of the Golden West is dedicated to
using the power of music to inspire our Air Force members and the
great nation we serve, producing innovative musical programs and
products, and communicating Air Force excellence.
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Local Families Needed For Exchange Students
ASSE International Student Exchange Programs (ASSE) is seeking local
host families for international high school boys and girls. These
students are 15 to 18 years of age, and are coming to this area for
the upcoming high school year or semester. These personable and
academically selected exchange students are conversant in English,
bright, curious and anxious to learn about this country through living
as part of a family, attending high school and sharing their own
culture and language with their newly adopted host family. The
exchange students arrive from their home country shortly before school
begins and return at the end of the school year or semester. Each ASSE
student is fully insured, brings his or her own personal spending
money and expects to contribute to his or her share of household
responsibilities, as well as being included in normal family
activities and lifestyles. The students are well screened and
qualified by ASSE. Families can choose their students from a wide
variety of backgrounds, nationalities and personal interests.
Those persons interested in obtaining more information about becoming
a host family should call toll free: 1-800-733-2773. There are many
students to choose from, so call — and begin the process of selecting
your new host son or daughter today!
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Gobal Music Artists To Perform Live At Formula E Events
Organizers of the FIA Formula E Championship have today appointed
experienced event company CDC Entertainment as its official FELive
concert promoters, bringing top, global music stars to perform live at
all 10 Formula E race events.
Founded by a team of industry professionals, CDC Entertainment boasts
more than 30 years’ experience — together with 50 international awards
— producing concerts for international acts such as Beyonce, Robbie
Williams and Adele.
Providing a ‘soundtrack’ to all Formula E events, concerts will take
place after the racing in venues close to the city-centre circuits
offering spectacular backdrops. Top DJs will begin the evening
entertainment followed by a live set from the headline act.
“Formula E is much more than just a racing series,” said Formula E CEO
Alejandro Agag. “We want to ensure fans have a fantastic and
unforgettable experience by providing an array of on and off track
entertainment from the morning through to the evening. We hope this
will further increase the appeal of Formula E, far beyond racing fans,
so that there is something for everyone to enjoy.”
He added: “Whilst providing close, exciting racing remains our main
priority, we want our Formula E events to have a unique festival
atmosphere where people interact every step of the way and better
understand the benefits of clean mobility.”
Confirmed artists, along with full ticketing details, will be
announced in due course via the championship’s official website
www.fiaformulae.com. All Formula E events take place in a single day.
Chris Frampton from CDC Entertainment added: “We’re delighted to be
part of the FIA Formula E Championship and are looking forward to
putting on 10 electrifying FELive concerts in city-centers around the
world. Music and sport are a natural fit, and we will bring together
vibrant electric dance music, the best DJs with worldwide A-list
artists. FELive will be announcing further details over the coming
weeks and months so fans can not only look forward to great racing but
great music too. The Formula E calendar features some of the world’s
leading cities meaning fans are going to be able to enjoy live music
at some truly amazing locations, from beaches to stadiums. Formula E
is hoping to educate through entertainment and we’re very pleased to
be a part of that and to be reaching out to a new generation of fans.”
Formula E is a new FIA Championship using electric single-seater race
cars capable of speeds in excess of 225km/h. Beginning this September
in Beijing, the series will compete in the heart of 10 of the world’s
leading cities including London, Miami and Buenos Aires. Ten teams,
each with two drivers, will go head-to-head to create a unique and
exciting racing series designed to appeal to a new generation of
motorsport fans whilst accelerating the electric vehicle market and
For more information on Formula E visit www.fiaformulae.com.
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