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World War I Armistice Tribute Concert with Pershing’s Own
  • Date: Thursday, January 17, 2019
  • Time: 7:00 pm
  • Location: William G. McGowan Theater, Washington, DC

**Due to the partial shutdown of the federal government, all activities at the National Archives are postponed until further notice. We will continue to closely monitor the situation and once the government reopens, we hope to reschedule as many events as possible. Thank you very much for your patience.**

The centennial of Armistice Day is observed with musicians from the U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own,” in remembrance of the musical creativity that flourished at end of World War I. The program will feature music from a well-known group of composers known as “Les Six,” who composed in post-World War I France and will feature woodwind quintet, piano, clarinet, horn, trumpet, trombone, and voice.

Presented in partnership with Pershing’s Own, the French Embassy, the Washington Accueil Association, and the WWI Centennial Commission.

All public programs at the National Archives are free and streamed live online via the National Archives’ YouTube channel. Reservations are recommended; seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. The doors to the building will open 45 minutes prior to the start of the program. Use the Special Events entrance on the corner of Constitution Avenue and 7th Street, NW. Click here for more information on getting to the National Archives and parking.

Live captioning will be available online and in the William G. McGowan Theater. If you require an alternative or additional accommodation for an event (such as a downloadable transcript or a sign language interpreter), please send an email to public.program@nara.gov or call 202.357.5000 in advance.

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