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1 December - 10 December | Variety

BATTLE OF THE KEYS

HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS: BATTLE OF THE KEYS

AFE Home for the Holidays presents a special Battle of the Keys tour to boost your holiday spirit!
Sing along with the live band to your favorite requests and pop hits from these musical masters for a rollicking, rowdy good time.


TOUR SCHEDULE
Thu 1 Dec 2022 SWA Performance
Fri 2 Dec 2022 SWA Performance
Sat 3 Dec 2022 SWA Performance
Sat 3 Dec 2022 Guantanamo Bay NB, Cuba Performance
Sun 4 Dec 2022 Guantanamo Bay NB, Cuba Performance
Mon 5 Dec 2022 SWA Performance
Tue 6 Dec 2022 SWA Performance
Thu 8 Dec 2022 Thule AB, Greenland Performance
Sat 10 Dec 2022 Soto Cano AB, Honduras Performance
Tour FAQs
  • How do I get schedule information on specific shows?

    We make it easy. The calendar and menu of events are categorized by genre and region, right here on our site.

  • Why do entertainers perform for the military?

    Performers need to perform. It's in their DNA. Plus, going on tour with Armed Forces Entertainment is an opportunity for artists to give back and honor the sacrifices deployed servicemembers and their familes make on behalf of our country. For up-and-coming artists, touring with AFE is a great way to build an audience. For established artists, it's an up-close-and-personal way to say thanks to fans.

  • How much do tickets cost?

    It's FREE to attend every Armed Forces Entertainment show. Every single show, every single time.

  • Why are there occasional schedule changes?

    Sometimes emergencies and personal challenges pop up for scheduled artists. Add the uncertainty of world politics, and tour agendas inevitably shift. We rush the updates to the effected venue and make changes to the online show schedule as quickly as possible. It doesn't happen often, but it does happen, and we're sorry for the inconvenience.

  • Can I invite non-military people to AFE events?

    It depends on the rules of your instillation. In general, yes, non-military guests are allowed at AFE shows. But military personnel are our priority.

Stephen Dakin

Stephen Dakin began his professional music career at 22, learning his craft on Beale Street in Memphis, TN, and touring the world for eight years with the “Blues Other Brothers” show band.

Gary Giampaolo

Gary Giampaolo comes from a musical family in Central Ohio, which encouraged the young performer to pursue it as a career and receive a bachelor’s degree in music from Cal State Fullerton.

Karl Bailey

Karl Bailey was born on the Army base in Frankfurt, Germany, and began his music career banging drumsticks on the floor to The Beatles.

Carolyn Malfa

Carolyn Malfa, from Myrtle Beach, SC, is a powerhouse vocalist and the first resident female player at Crocodile Rocks Dueling Pianos.

Pamela Hopkins

Pamela Hopkins is a multi-instrumentalist from Little Rock, AR, with a huge recall of pop music from the 50s to today, making her the queen of dueling pianos.

Rory John Zak

Rory John Zak was born with a gift for piano in North Carolina, becoming the youngest full-time cast member in Carolina Opry history at 17.

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