Band Day

Band Day 2023 – September 2nd!

Registration is now open!

Kick off is at 6pm!

Thank you to all of our high school student participants, their directors for being encouraging, and to all the chaperones that joined us for a crazy-exciting Band Day last fall! This year should prove to be even better!

This year, our Marching Thunder Band Day will be on September 2nd, 2023. This is our first game and our home opener against University of Albany. I hope that you will join us this year for an exciting day of football and music! Kickoff time has yet to be announced, but as soon as it is, we will create an itinerary and post it here on this page. Check out how to register below.

General Information

Marching Thunder Band Day is an exciting experience that puts high school bands side-by-side with the Marching Thunder, giving them a taste of what it’s like to be a part of one of the greatest college marching bands around. Participating bands will receive free admission to the game and perform a special halftime show with The Marching Thunder. Band directors must submit the registration form by the required date to ensure your spot! Detailed information regarding game day itinerary and schedule of events will be provided early in the week of the game.

Fall 2023 Band Day is September 2nd, our home opener.

Registration is NOW OPEN! Please click on this link to register your band. Please, provide as much information as possible.  Please register by August 26th.

Upcoming Wind Band Performances

The Marshall University Wind Bands new concert season begin this fall. Stay tuned for dates and times.

All concerts can be found on our YouTube Channel here.


Marching Thunder Events

Fall 2023 Performance Schedule
This schedule is subject to change over the course of the summer. All performance are at at MU unless otherwise noted.


10th – 19thBand Camp
19th – Friends & Family Performance

2nd – Home game vs. Albany/Band Day
23rd – Home game vs. Virginia Tech
26th – Gazzette Mail Festival
30th – Home game vs. ODU – Homecoming! Alumni, come on back!

19th (Thurs.) – Home game vs. JMU
20th (Fri.) – Logan High School
28th – Tri-State Marching Championships

11th – Home game vs. Georgia Southern
25th – Home game vs. Arkansas State

2nd – Possible SBC Championships

Additional post season performances – TBD