Sixth Man Band

The Sixth Man Band is the basketball pep band comprised of Marching Thunder members that performs at EVERY home basketball game! This prestigious ensemble has had the opportunity to travel each year to the Conference-USA Basketball Championship in Frisco, Texas as well as the NCAA March Madness Tournament in 2018!

All Marching Thunder members are eligible to participate in the Sixth Man Band starting in the Fall and then continue in the Spring. Those wishing to continue in the Spring must register for MUS 268/468.

For those interested ONLY in the Sixth Man Band, please contact Dr. Schletter for more information on how you can join!

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