Band of Mid-America http://news.stlpublicradio.org en The Sequester Means St. Louis Gets An Extra Dose Of Regional Air Force Band http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/sequester-means-st-louis-gets-extra-dose-regional-air-force-band <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The so-called sequester is going to take some military pomp out of summer events across the country.</span></p><p>Budget cuts have forced the Golden Knights, the Army’s signature parachute team, to cancel several of its performances.</p><p>The same goes for the The Navy’s Blue Angels.</p><p>Military bands aren’t immune from the cuts, either; travel restrictions have forced them to cancel shows from coast to coast.</p><p>But in a twist, we’re going to be seeing the local Air Force band a whole lot more than we normally would. &nbsp;</p><p></p> Fri, 31 May 2013 09:30:00 +0000 Tim Lloyd 26878 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org The Sequester Means St. Louis Gets An Extra Dose Of Regional Air Force Band