Author Archives: Tim D.

Lucky Number October 13

It’s another busy weekend in Marching Band Land! We’re never sure how this happens, but there are 7 competitions happening across the state. Three contests have 13 bands in attendance. I’m not a numerology specialist, but that seems creepy, which is, I suppose, appropriate for October. Read More

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Here Come the Rains Again…

“Falling on my head like a memory?” Not a chance we can forget about it this weekend… Forecasts look pretty soggy. Expect to see raincoats and no plumes, and lots of “thrilled” kids and fans! We’ve got a busy weekend ahead of us. Grab those ponchos, and let’s go! Read More

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When September Ends…

This post has nothing to do with the sentiments of Green Day’s song “Wake Me up When September Ends,” except that Saturday, September 29 is the last competition day for September 2018. A major traffic closure going to play a major part in leaving early this weekend, and it will likely impact at least 2 competitions. Read More

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The 2018 Competitive Start

Band Moms and Prop Dads, families and friends: It’s officially here. The moment everyone has been waiting for since 2017: The first day of Autumn. Oh, it’s also the competitive day of the 2018 Michigan Marching season. Start digging out those fleece blankets and pumpkin spiced lattes, because this season is sure to be an exciting one! Read More

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The Brush Rush [November 04, 2017]

This Saturday, 48 bands from across the lower peninsula will convene in Detroit for the MCBA State Finals competition. 12 bands in 4 Flights are competed for one of four coveted State Champion titles. Who will earn these top places? We’ll see… on Saturday! Read More

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Countdown to State

MCBA regular season competition has concluded, and now 48 bands are entering final preparations to head to Ford Field this Saturday for State Finals competition. Based upon the official CAS published by MCBA, combined with MCBA rules that state that … Read More

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