METAIRIE, La (press release) – The Marine Forces Reserve Concert Band will perform a free concert on November 14 at 7:00 p.m. at Jefferson Performing Arts Center in Metairie. The concert will be held on the Monday following Veterans Day, celebrating local veterans and honoring all veterans.

Preceding the concert, Louisiana Poet Laureate Mona Lisa Saloy will open the concert with a reading of poems and praise songs honoring veterans. Miss Louisiana USA KT Scannell will then lead audience members in the Pledge of Allegiance before the music begins.

The performance is free and open to the public and welcome to all ages. Reservations are required and seating is limited.