Join the West Point Band's Benny Havens Band as they celebrate the 244th Birthday of the U.S. Army throughout the day in Times Square on June 14. The Benny Havens Band will perform 45-minute sets at 10am, 12pm, and 2pm in Times Square. All are welcome, free of charge, no tickets or RSVP required.
This year's Army birthday theme, "America's Army: Honoring the Call to Service from D-Day to Today." The U.S. Army celebrates 244 years of selfless service to our nation and honors the 75th anniversary of D-Day.
The Benny Havens Band is a leading popular music ensemble in the armed forces, primarily serving the United States Corps of Cadets at West Point. The band represents the U.S. Army to millions in live and broadcast audiences yearly through the New York City media market, having appeared on FOX News' "Fox and Friends," NBC's "The Today Show," and the Macy's Fourth of July Spectacular on NBC. The BHB performs at events hosted by the United Nations, the Tunnel to Towers Foundation, the 9/11 Memorial Foundation, professional New York sports franchises, and other major organizations. In 2017, the BHB was among the first acts to perform at the Grand Ole Opry City Stage in Times Square, celebrating the release of their country album "The Songs that Save Our Lives" on Agnes Records, recorded at Soundstage in Nashville, TN, featuring new songs by Nashville's top songwriters.