American Airpower Museum to Host Big Band-Era Music Events

The American Airpower Museum’s Brass Band has scheduled two concerts of popular American music in the coming weeks. The first event is set to take place between 7:00pm and 9:00pm on Wednesday, May 17th, 2023 in the museum’s main hangar (Hangar 3) at 1230 New Highway in Farmingdale, New York. The band will play a selection of traditional Americana, Pop, and show tunes. While the concert is free and open to the public, any donations will be much appreciated! Neither pre-registration nor tickets will be required.  Refreshments will be available, and raffle tickets will also be on sale, with the prize being a Cockpit USA leather flight jacket. Be sure to bring your lawn chairs for outside hangar seating if the weather allows!

The glamorous Big Band-era will return to Farmingdale on Saturday, June 17th, 2023, with the American Airpower Museum’s first ever Keep ‘Em Flying Hangar Dance! Attendees will delight in the exuberant, heart-pumping rhythms of Big Band melodies from the 1940s, along with more contemporary dance tunes, all while surrounded by iconic World War II-era aircraft! The festivities will run from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. in Hangar 3. Tickets for this event are $25 per person. As with the previous event, refreshments will be available, and raffle tickets will also be on sale, with the prize being a Cockpit USA leather flight jacket. For tickets, please call (631) 293-6398 or visit the AAM Gift Shop on Wednesdays through Sundays, 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Alternatively, tickets will be available online via the museum’s website.


As a nonprofit educational foundation, AAM relies on the loyalty of its fans, guests and visitors for their support of these fundraising events. Please support AAM’s mission to honor veterans and preserve military aviation history, by helping maintain their iconic aircraft and Keep ‘Em Flying. The museum expects the June 17th Keep ‘Em Flying Hangar Dance to sell out quickly, so please purchase your tickets as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. The museum also looks forward to seeing you at their FREE May 17th concert of course… so don’t miss out on eiether Brass Band spectacular!

The American Airpower Museum (AAM) is an aviation museum located on the landmarked former site of Republic Aviation at Republic Airport in Farmingdale, New York.  The Museum maintains a collection of aviation artifacts and an array of aircraft spanning the many years of the aircraft factory’s history.  The AAM is a 501 (c) (3) Nonprofit Educational Foundation Chartered by the New York State Board of Regents.


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