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The United States Air Force Band Take Time Out from Performing at this Year’s Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo to Enjoy a Very British Tradition

Posted: 15th August 2023

The United States Air Force Band, dressed in their full military uniform, relax after The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo with tea and scones at the 18th century baronial Scott Hotel, University of Edinburgh.

Enjoying one of Britain’s greatest traditions, the band take the opportunity to unwind after a busy first week of performances at the Tattoo. Making their Tattoo debut this year, The United States Air Force Band are taking to Edinburgh Castle’s Esplanade nightly to entertain Tattoo audiences with a freestyle musical performance with music from the Great American Songbook.

Part of the University of Edinburgh Hospitality and Events Collection, The Scott is a luxury 4* hotel nestled among tranquil landscaped grounds adjoining Holyrood Park.

The Tattoo is running until 26 August 2023 and tickets can be purchased at, on the phone on 0131 225 1188 or in person at the Tattoo Box Office at 1 Cockburn Street, Edinburgh

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