The President’s Own” United States Marine Band tours each year during September. The tour lasts approximately 31 days, during which the band performs in roughly 29 cities. The tradition of the Marine Band tour began in 1891 under 17th Director John Philip Sousa. For a complete history of the Marine Band tour, click here
Where the Marine Band Tours
The Department of Defense divides the continental United States into five touring areas available for the four premier service bands. Regions within these areas are selected approximately one year in advance. Use the map below to view the five Department of Defense touring areas.
National Tour Area Map
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