The Naval Academy Band will present a special Armed Forces Day concert at the Naval Academy's Zimmermann Bandstand. Lt. Cmdr. Patrick K. Sweeten will lead the band in a program of marches and patriotic music, including works by John Philip Sousa, Irving Berlin, and Charles Zimmermann. Musician 1st Class Brandon Schantz will be the featured soloist on xylophone.
Naval Academy Band concerts are free and open to the public with no tickets required. The Zimmermann Bandstand is located across the street from the Main Chapel on the grounds of the Academy, just inside Gate 3, at Maryland Avenue. Gate 3 is open to pedestrian traffic only. Drivers with Department of Defense I.D. may enter through Gate 1 or 8. Drivers without DOD I.D. are not permitted on Naval Academy grounds; however, handicapped visitors with proper decals will be permitted after a vehicle inspection.