In a month’s time, the United States Air Force Academy Band from Colorado Springs is slated to make its return to Ottawa.

The band plans to present “A Celebration of Excellence” 7 p.m. April 11 at Ottawa Memorial Auditorium, 301 S Hickory St, Ottawa.

“This family-friendly event will feature the Concert Band in a program that highlights musical diversity and represents the excellence of our men and women in uniform,” a release from the group said. “The concert is free and open to the public. General admission ticket distribution will begin on March 21 at the Ottawa Memorial Auditorium Box Office or online.

“From patriotic favorites and traditional marches to spectacular concert works and Broadway classics, this versatile ensemble presents a unique variety of musical styles that is sure to entertain audiences of all ages,” the release said.