Tag: Heartland of America Band
  • Offutt couple surprised on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show"

    A vocalist with the Heartland of America Band at Offutt Air Force Base and his husband were recently guests on an episode of “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” that aired March 23.
  • Airman wins chance to perform at Omaha’s MAHA Music Festival

    It’s 7:08 p.m. and the rain, beyond the storefront window of the B Side Theatre, has subsided allowing the setting sun to brighten the dimly-lit confines of the Benson music hall in Omaha, Nebraska. Airman 1st Class Mario Foreman-Powell, a United States Air Force Heartland of America Band vocalist, sits behind a keyboard - stage left, it’s his turn to shine and win the last remaining spot in the MAHA Music Festival lineup.
  • Offutt Brass collaborates with Canadian Brass

    The Heartland of America Band’s Offutt Brass hosted the Canadian Brass June 8, 2018, at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.Canadian Brass, formed in 1970, has won Juno, Grammy and Echo awards and are considered to be one of the most successful brass ensembles in the world with discography of more than 130 albums.After the musicians exchanged
  • Team Offutt displays Honor at 2018 College World Series

    Airmen stand at home plate of TD Ameritrade Park for game one of the National Collegiate Athletic Association Men’s College World Series Omaha, Nebraska, June 26, 2018. The Offutt Air Force Base Airmen were the most recent to return from deployment. Each received a wooden bat with their name and rank engraved into it. (U.S Air Force photo/Josh
  • Heartland of America Band set to spread cheer for 31st straight year

    The Offutt-based, 16-piece Heartland of America Band is scheduled to conduct 4 free holiday-themed performances in the local community starting Dec. 10 and ending Dec. 17, 2017.
  • 2016 Holiday Concert Series Marks Trigentennial Anniversary

    Sledding at Memorial Park; ice skating in the Old Market; and prognosticating about which bowl game the Huskers play in are all longtime holiday traditions in Nebraska. This year also marks the 30th anniversary of another seasonal staple: the Offutt-based Heartland of America Band’s holiday concert series.
  • Storm Chasers show Military Appreciation

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Elbert Foreman Jr., a military working dog handler, meets with staff members of the Omaha Storm Chasers baseball team during a military appreciation game held at Werner Park, Papillion, Neb. on Aug. 7. Foreman and his dog Rocky ceremoniously place the game ball on the mound for the evening’s game. (U.S. Air Force photo
  • VA to hold ceremony for new National Veteran’s Cemetery

    The Department of Veterans Affairs will formally dedicate the new Omaha National Cemetery in a ceremony at 10 a.m.2 Friday, Aug. 5 at the SumTur Amphitheater in Papillion, Nebraska. The ceremony at SumTur is open to the public and will include the unveiling of the dedication plaque. During the ceremony, the U.S. Air Force Heartland of America Band
  • Offutt’s Raptor Band reaches out to local students

    The U.S. Air Force Heartland of America Band’s Raptor ensemble took to the stage on April 13 at Aurora Public Schools to perform a concert for middle and high schoolers in Aurora, Neb. Raptor,  a rock band that consists of two vocalists, keyboard, guitar, drums and bass. Each of the musicians is a full-time, active-duty member of the Air Force with