SEPT 24: The Luverne
Tri-State Band Festival
has a big lineup for its 66th year.
OCT 1: Sioux Falls Festival of Bands
features 45 bands from four states.
SEP-NOV: Bands of
America hosts 20 BOA Regional Championships
including four Super Regionals.
SEPT 17: The 29th
Waseca Marching Classic
hosts bands for parade, field and clinics. Results >>
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Gigantic flower floats provide artistic display at 2016 Corso Zundert flower parade
Towering sculptures colored with dahlia blooms served as a testament to Dutch creativity during the annual "Corso Zundert" flower parade. View photos of the 20 magnificent floats each covered with up to 500,000 flowers and rising up to three stories tall. View gallery >>
Marching units from three countries provide cadence in 2016 Corso Zundert flower parade
Marching units from Germany, Belgium and The Netherlands performed in the 2016 Corso Zundert flower parade. Among them: a band that played while riding bicycles. View gallery >>
The biggest marching band you've ever seen?
A giant flower float will portray a marching band with a twist in the 2016 Bloemencorso Zundert on Sunday, September 4. Full story >>
Photo Feature: Calgary Stampede Showbands Live
View photos of all participating units from the 2016 Showbands Live prelims held July 10 in Calgary, Alberta. View gallery >>
Photo Feature: 2016 WGI Championships
View action shots from two weekends of WGI World Championships events for color guard, percussion and winds held in Dayton, Ohio. View galleries >>
Prep your body for marching season with this training plan by Rob Stein
Use the off-season to become lean and strong with this workout plan for marching athletes, complete with video demonstrations and free worksheet downloads to track your progress. Full story >>
Jennifer Garner talks marching band technique with Seth Meyers
Award-winning actress Jennifer Garner recalled her marching band experience during an interview on the March 17 episode of Late Night with Seth Meyers. A video of the interview can now be viewed on YouTube. Full story >>
Seen and Heard at BOA 2015
Columnist DJ Corchin shares his annual Top 20 Most Hilarious Things Seen or Overheard at the 2015 Bands of America Grand National Championships! Full story >>
A day in the life of a Macy's Parade marching band
Go behind the scenes and experience an up-to-the-minute account of what bands experience at one of America's great parades.
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