The 12th annual Battle of the Bands is scheduled for Saturday, January 25, 2013. The event takes place at the Georgia Dome located in downtown Atlanta. The doors open at 2:00 pm and the show starts at 3:00 pm.
This invitational showcase is open to the general public and it was created to celebrate, support, and recognize the excellence in various marching bands across the country. Several marching bands have competed in a tour over the last few months, and the top 8 marching bands will perform in this final showcase. Guests will enjoy the live music, and the excitement and entertainment that each of the marching bands bring to the competition.
The top eight bands that will be participating in this year’s event are: Morehouse College, Winston-Salem State University, Alabama A&M University, University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Alabama State University, Bethune-Cookman University, North Carolina A&T University, South Carolina State University. Tickets start at $10 and can be purchased on the Honda Battle of the Bands website. This years event will feature a halftime performance by Big Sean.
The event is sponsored by Honda, and they annually award more than $205,000 in grants to participating marching bands during the program.
For more information about the 2014 Battle of the Bands or to purchase tickets, visit their website