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Tri-State Marching Festival Schedule and Spectator’s Guide

Spectator’s Guide

Tickets- $8. Exact change is appreciated. All seating is general admission located on the west side of the stadium.

Parking- Parking is available in half of the stadium parking lot. Once that lot is full, there is additional parking in the parking deck located on 3rd Ave. or surface lots located on 3rd Ave.

Programs and Souvenirs- Tri-State Programs and various souvenirs will be available for purchase throughout the day.

Concessions- Food will be available in the stadium

 

2017 Tri-State Marching Festival Schedule

High School

Class

Performance Time

Raceland-Worthington

A

10:00

Ritchie County

A

10:15

Johnson Central

A

10:30

Wahama

A

10:45

Sissonville

A

11:00

Break

11:15

Woodrow Wilson

A

11:30

Mason County

A

11:45

Magnolia

A

12:00

Rural Retreat

A

12:15

Ravenswood

A

12:30

Symmes Valley

A

12:45

Lunch

1:00

Wayne

AA

1:45

Nicholas County

AA

2:00

Dawson Bryant

AA

2:15

Chesapeake

AAA

2:30

Capital

AAA

2:45

Break

3:00

Huntington

AAAA

3:15

Richwood

AAAA

3:30

Nitro

AAAA

3:45

Hurricane

AAAA

4:00

South Point

AAAA

4:15

Marshall University

4:30

Awards

4:45

 

Presenting our 2017 Production

Announcing our fall 2017 production – “Light ‘Em Up!”

This fall, the Marching Thunder will present “Light ‘Em Up” featuring the music of Fall Out Boy, Lorde, Sia and more. The band will LITERALLY light up the field with sound and visuals through the use of both live and electronic music.

Music will be arranged by Tim Snyder and Aaron Statler. Adam Dalton will design the drill.

Do NOT miss halftime this fall as the Marching Thunder presents marching band like you’ve NEVER seen before! Get ready to LIGHT UP THE JOAN!

The Marching Thunder will also bring you special halftime productions for the Homecoming Game and Veterans Day Game!

Click here to download a cover photo for your Facebook page!

2016-2017 Important Dates

We have a lot of exciting things going on next school year. Below is a list of events and performances to add to your calendar. Specific information about these events will be available soon!

Band Department Events
Marching Thunder Band Day– September 17, 2016
Tri-State Marching Competition– October 8, 2016
Middle School Honor Band– December 9, 2016
High School Honor Band Festival– February 9-11, 2016

Marching Thunder Events and Performances
Band Camp- August 11-17, 2016
Marshall Night at Pullman Square- August 18 @ 7 pm
Home game vs. Morgan State- September 10
Home game vs. Akron- September 17
Home game vs. Louisville- September 24
Kanawha County Schools and Gazette-Mail Majorette and Band Festival- September 27
Tri-State Marching Competition- October 8- Afternoon and Evening performances
Home game vs. Florida Atlantic- October 15
Home game vs. Charlotte- October 22
Home game vs. Middle Tennesee State- November 12
Home Game vs. Western Kentucky- November 26
New Year’s Parade in Rome, Italy- December 30, 2016-Janyuary 6, 2017

Concert Ensemble Performances
Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band Concert- October 13, 2016- 7:30pm
Wind Symphony Concert- November 11, 2016- 7:30pm
Symphonic Band Concert- Novemeber 17, 2016- 7:30pm
Concert Band Concert- December 5, 2016- 7:30pm
Wind Symphony Concert- December 8, 2016- 7:30pm

Symphonic Band Concert- February 9, 2017- 7:30pm
Wind Symphony Concert- February 10, 2017- 7:30pm
Wind Symphony Concert- March 10, 2017- 7:30pm
Symphonic Band Concert- April 20, 2017- 7:30pm
Wind Symphony Concert- April 23, 2017- 3:00pm
Concert Band Concert- May 1, 2017- 7:30pm

Join the Marching thunder for the Spring Game

All high school band students and Marching Thunder Alumni are invited to join the Marching Thunder to play for the Marshall Spring Game.  Details are available below.  Meet us in the Henderson Center Band Complex at 2:00pm wearing your favorite Marshall gear.  Music will be provided! Come have a fun day playing music and cheering on The Herd!

 

Saturday, April 30th
2:00- Meet in the Henderson Center Band Complex
2:30- Pep Rally in the stadium parking lot
3:30- Kick Off

Drumline, Color Guard, and Majorette Auditions- April 30

The Marching Thunder will be holding auditions for drumline, front ensemble, majorettes, featured twirlers, and color guard the last weekend of April.

 

Drumline

When: April 29-30, 2015
Where: Henderson Center Band Room
Cost: $25
Click here for more details

 

DSC_8592Majorette and Featured Twirler Auditions

When: April 30, 2015
Where: Student Recreation Center
Cost: $25
Click here for more details

 

Color Guard

When: April 30, 2015
Where: Student Recreation Center
Cost: $25
Click here for more details

 

 

Click here to register for your audition