Pioneer Day concert broadcast

The Church’s Pioneer Day Commemoration Concert, held on July 22, will be broadcast via the Church satellite system, the Internet and other media on July 23. Ticket registration for those wishing to attend the concert on July 22 in the Conference Center began June 11 and will close on Monday, June 20, at 11:59 p.m. Registration for the free tickets may be done online at Those without Internet access may register over the phone at (801) 570-0080 (local) or at 1-866-537-8457 (toll free).

While paying tribute to those pioneers who left their homes and families to settle the West, this year’s celebration will focus on men and women who have served in the military.

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir, accompanied by the Orchestra at Temple Square, will perform its signature “Battle Hymn of the Republic” and other patriotic, inspirational and folk favorites.

In addition to the musical tributes, a series of short video vignettes will tell the stories of commitment, loyalty and heroism that distinguish those who have served or are currently on duty in the armed forces.

Video will be carried over on July 23, 2001, at 7 p.m. MDT, in American Sign Language, English, French, Portuguese and Spanish. English audio will also be available at Television and radio broadcasts will be available in some parts of the world.

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