U.S. Pacific Fleet Band appears at a variety of public and civic events. The band performs throughout the year across Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet’s 100 million square mile area of responsibility. Invitations to perform at patriotic ceremonies, holiday observances and other public events are welcomed.
When performing at a public event, the U.S. Pacific Fleet Band will follow Department of Defense rules on community relations activities.
The band cannot endorse (or appear to endorse) any non-Federal event, product, service or organization, and also cannot participate in promotional events, fundraising activities, political campaigns or membership drives.
The band generally cannot perform background, dinner, dance or social music.
Usually, only one military band or choir may perform at an event. Cancellation of a performance if more than one of these units are scheduled.
Events must be open to the public and must not discriminate based on a protected class.
Admission must be free, or band participation must be incidental to the entire event.
As an event sponsor, you must provide:
Additional requirements may exist, depending on which ensemble is performing at your event. Most ensembles require electricity near the performance area. Some need clean, armless chairs for band members. The U.S. Pacific Fleet Band operations department can provide details.
Please submit your request as early as possible. Requests are evaluated on a first-come, first-served basis.
Scheduled performances will usually be confirmed no earlier than 60 days before the event.
No fees are charged to perform at public events, but the band can only perform if there isn’t an additional cost to the government.
All scheduled performances are subject to cancellation at any time by Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet.