marching bands

Fantastic marching band tribute to the Apollo 11 moon landing

Fantastic marching band tribute to the Apollo 11 moon landing

In celebration of this year's 50th anniversary of the first humans on the moon, the Ohio State Marching Band staged this wonderful performance on Saturday.
Columbia Silences Its Marching Band

Columbia Silences Its Marching Band

The university has prohibited its scramble band, often irreverent and sometimes funny, from performing at athletic events, and plans to form a more traditional band after the football season.
Columbia Silences Its Marching Band

Columbia Silences Its Marching Band

The university has prohibited its scramble band, often irreverent and sometimes funny, from performing at athletic events, and plans to form a more traditional band after the football season.
Columbia University Wipes Out Its Delightfully Chaotic Marching Band For Bullcrap Reasons

Columbia University Wipes Out Its Delightfully Chaotic Marching Band For Bullcrap Reasons

Sad, dispiriting news from the world of college marching bands: Columbia University effectively disbanded its wonderfully anarchic and mischievous marching band Wednesday, after years and years spent
Iowa Reopens Investigation Into Assaults On Marching Band After Students Call Bullshit On Initial Admin Response

Iowa Reopens Investigation Into Assaults On Marching Band After Students Call Bullshit On Initial Admin Response

University of Iowa administrators have reopened an investigation into reports of physical assault, as well as sexual and verbal abuse, against the marching band at the hands of Iowa State fans last
And the Band Played Until Someone Complained

And the Band Played Until Someone Complained

For decades, Orgo Night has been a way for Columbia students to blow off steam. This year, it seems to have lost the “war on fun.”

Two rival marching bands form an alliance for one incredible Game of Thrones tribute

Winter may be coming, but that didn't stop two rival schools' respective marching bands from forging an alliance for an inspired eight-plus minute tribute to Game of Thrones.
Watch Two College Marching Bands Join Forces to Perform an Epic Game of Thrones Halftime Tribute

Watch Two College Marching Bands Join Forces to Perform an Epic Game of Thrones Halftime Tribute

Watching the elaborately-choreographed routines of college football marching bands always leaves me wondering how those students find the time to rehearse and perfect those performances. This recent
Iowa State Accelerates The Marching Band Arms Race With Inflatable Dinosaur Costumes

Iowa State Accelerates The Marching Band Arms Race With Inflatable Dinosaur Costumes

Iowa State upset 13th-ranked West Virginia 30-14 Saturday, which is of some consequence in the landscape of college football, but who cares—look at the dinosaurs. There are so many of them!Read
Top 10 Best College Marching Bands Of All Time

Top 10 Best College Marching Bands Of All Time

There are certain things that make a College Football game better than a professional one. The student section, the school...

The N.Y.P.D. Police Band Takes the Stage

At a performance of “The Band’s Visit,” on Broadway, New York’s police band jammed with the show’s Alexandria Ceremonial Police Orchestra.
Want To See a Guardians of the Galaxy-Themed Marching Band Performance? Of Course You Do

Want To See a Guardians of the Galaxy-Themed Marching Band Performance? Of Course You Do

The idea of a marching band doing a Guardians of the Galaxy-themed performance is kind of hard to get your head around. That is, until you see how USC’s marching band, the Spirit of Troy, pulled it
Want To See a Guardians of the Galaxy-Themed Marching Band Performance? Of Course You Do

Want To See a Guardians of the Galaxy-Themed Marching Band Performance? Of Course You Do

The idea of a marching band doing a Guardians of the Galaxy-themed performance is kind of hard to get your head around. That is, until you see how USC’s marching band, the Spirit of Troy, pulled it
HBCU Classics, Ranked

HBCU Classics, Ranked

Throughout my life, I have kept a running, unwritten list of things black people know about that white people have no clue even exists. Ask your favorite Caucasian if Cita was the finest cartoon
Michigan State Band Director Was Suspended One Week For Sexually Harassing Student

Michigan State Band Director Was Suspended One Week For Sexually Harassing Student

Thanks to some hard-nosed student journalists, a recent sexual harassment case involving the Michigan State marching band director has come to light 10 months after the school attempted to address the

Historically black college is sending marching band to Trump’s inauguration

The marching band of historically black Talladega College has confirmed that it will play at the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump after a week of controversy and duelling petitions from