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Nov 11

John Philip Sousa concert

Thu / November 11, 2021
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm / State Gym, ISU Campus

On Nov. 11, 1920, the John Philip Sousa Band played an Armstice Day concert inside Iowa State University’s State Gym, a matinee show that marked the only Ames performance by the renowned composer and conductor.

The ISU Wind Ensemble plans to honor that historic event and recreate its patriotic pride during a 101st anniversary concert and tribute to Sousa on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, at 7:00 p.m. in State Gym. Originally planned for the 100th anniversary, the concert was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.