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2023/2024 Tournament of Roses "Bandfest" Performance Schedule


Three shows feature field exhibitions by Rose Parade bands

Bandfest showcases a variety of musical and marching styles. Banda de Musica La Primavera from Panama performed in the 2023 Rose Parade events. PASADENA, Calif. (Dec. 20, 2023) — Marching bands appearing in the 2024 Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade on January 1 will also perform field exhibitions in the annual Tournament of Roses "Bandfest" presented by Remo on December 29-30, 2023.

Each performance of Bandfest features a different slate of marching bands and lasts approximately two and a half hours. The first performance will be held Friday, December 29 at 2:00 PM. Two additional performances will be held Saturday, December 30 at 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM. Pre-show entertainment begins 30 minutes before each show time.

Bandfest is held in Pasadena at Robinson Stadium on the campus of Pasadena City College, 1570 E. Colorado Blvd.

Tickets to the event are $25 each and are sold online through Sharp Seating Company at sharpseating.com. Children ages five and under are admitted free of charge. All tickets are sold online. There are no cash or credit sales onsite. Advance tickets are recommended as these events frequently sell out. Free parking is available onsite in the Lot 4 parking structure on Del Mar Avenue.

The complete Bandfest schedule and approximate performance time for each band is shown below.

2023-2024 Bandfest Performance Schedule

Bandfest I - Friday, December 29, 2023 - 2:00 PM
1:30 Preshow
2:00 Pasadena City College Tournament of Roses Honor Band and Herald Trumpets, Pasadena, California
2:25 The BOSS - Bands Of Santiago Sharks, Corona, California
2:50 The Salvation Army Tournament of Roses Band - including members from England
3:15 Banda Municipal de Zarcero, Alajuela, Costa Rica
3:40 Na Koa Ali'i - Hawaii All State Marching Band, Kailua, Hawaii
4:05 William Mason High School Marching Band, Mason, Ohio
4:30 West Chester University Incomparable Golden Rams Marching Band, West Chester, Pennsylvania

Bandfest II - Saturday, December 30, 2023 - 10:00 AM
9:30 Preshow
10:00 Pasadena City College Tournament of Roses Honor Band and Herald Trumpets, Pasadena, California
The 2024 Rose Parade theme is Celebrating a World of Music: The Universal Language. 10:25 Westlake High School Chaparral Band, Austin, Texas
10:50 Albertville High School Aggie Band, Albertville, Alabama
11:15 Castle High School, Newburgh, Indiana
11:40 Pulaski High School Red Raider Marching Band, Pulaski, Wisconsin
12:05 Jenks Trojan Pride, Jenks, Oklahoma

Bandfest III - Saturday, December 30, 2023 - 2:00 PM
1:30 Preshow
2:00 Pasadena City College Tournament of Roses Honor Band and Herald Trumpets, Pasadena, California
2:25 Toho High School Honor Green Band, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
2:50 Niceville High School Eagle Pride Marching Band, Niceville, Florida
3:15 Pipes On Parade: The Massed Pipes & Drums, Twentynine Palms, California
3:40 Los Angeles Unified School District All District Honor Band, Los Angeles, California
4:05 North Carolina A&T State University Blue and Gold Marching Machine, Greensboro, North Carolina


Related:
2024 Rose Parade Lineup

Pasadena Tournament of Roses Information

2019/2020 Tournament of Roses Bandfest Photos

The high-energy high-stepping Norfolk State University (VA) Spartan Legion Marching Band performed in the 2023 Rose Parade events. Photo by Marching.com. The high-energy high-stepping Norfolk State University (VA) Spartan Legion Marching Band performed in the 2023 Rose Parade events.


The Pasadena Tournament of Roses is a volunteer organization that annually hosts the Rose Parade® presented by Honda and the Rose Bowl Game® and a variety of accompanying events. The 135th Rose Parade, themed Celebrating a World of Music: The Universal Language, will take place Monday, Jan. 1, 2024, at 8 a.m. (PST) featuring majestic floral floats, high-stepping equestrian units and spirited marching bands. Following the Rose Parade, the 110th Rose Bowl Game will begin with pre-game festivities at 1:00 p.m. (PST) and feature an exciting College Football Playoff Semifinal match-up between Michigan and Alabama. For additional information on the Tournament of Roses visit the official website at tournamentofroses.com.


Source material and logo courtesy of the Pasadena Tournament of Roses. Band photos by Marching.com.

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