The fifth annual Okanagan Military Tattoo on July 28 and 29 at Kal Tire Place in Vernon will have a decidedly international flavour this year with the addition of the 133rd Army National Guard Band from Camp Murray, Washington.
The 133rd Army Band is a diverse group of musicians and ensembles.
Members of the Band range in age from their late teens to mid fifties and represent a wide cross section of the community.
With music educators and professional musicians, students and other career professionals, the 133d Army Band is diverse in its professional composition.
Norm Crerar, President of the Okanagan Military Tattoo Society is delighted to have a band of this calibre perform at the 2018 Tattoo.
“We are honoured that the 133d Army National Guard Band is taking time out of their busy schedule to perform here in Vernon. The Army National Guard also have an excellent working relationship with the Canadian Armed Forces Reserve Regiments in BC including the Okanagan’s own local regiment, the British Columbia Dragoons who will also be taking part in the Tattoo.”
Other performing groups for the 2018 Tattoo include the Band of the 15th Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery, Highland and ethnic dancers, massed pipes and drums, cadets from the Vernon Cadet Training Centre and a special “Tribute to the Veterans” featuring the Band of the Salvation Army from Vancouver.
Tickets to the Okanagan Military Tattoo are now on sale at TicketSeller in Vernon 250-549-7469, toll free 1-866-311-1011 or online at www.ticketseller.ca
For more information check out the Tattoo website at www.okanagantattoo.ca
The Okanagan Military Tattoo is Vernon’s largest annual indoor event.
All seating is reserved and patrons are encouraged to purchase their tickets early to avoid disappointment.