Maryland National Guard’s 229th Army Band

"Army Bands provide music throughout the spectrum of military operations to instill in our soldiers the will to fight and win, foster the support of our citizens, and promote our national interests at home and abroad."

The 229th Army Band performs for military and civilian functions throughout the year which includes military reviews and ceremonies, troop support functions, recruiting events, and public concerts and events. 

      Ceremonial Band
      Concert Band Jazz
      Ensemble Rock
      Ensemble Brass Ensemble

The 229th Army Band has been privilege to perform for many military and civilian events, to include the 45th and 50th anniversaries for D-Day in France and for the World Renowned Tattoo Ceremony in Estonia.

Requests for band participation in your event can be made by completing and submitting DD Form 2536 (Request for Armed Forces Participation in Events).

This service is provided at no cost to your organization, but is subject to approval based on availability of band. To ensure band availability and sufficient time to accommodate your request, please submit your requirements 3-12 months prior to the event.

Check out the 229th Army Band's website!

Maryland National Guard's 229th Army Band
3727 Putty Hill Ave
Parkville, MD 21236

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