Scholastic’s Final Push [October 21, 2017]

This Saturday marks the conclusion of the Scholastic competition season, with Brandon, East Kentwood, and Jenison taking place. Additionally, Jenison, Troy Athens and Clarkston host MCBA competitions. Read More

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Universal Music Day [October 14, 2017]

Eight competitions are occurring on Saturday, October 14, 2017, including five Scholastic contests and three MCBA. Join us for our Live@ live blog as we cover Lakeshore’s competition in celebration of Universal Music Day. Read More

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First Weekend of October [October 07, 2017]

As we near the first weekend of October, we approach the first of the two most-competitive weekends of the season. This weekend, there are eight individual competitions, and as far as we know – one parade! Read More

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Tuesday Night Contest [October 03, 2016]

The annual Downriver Fanfare, hosted by Roosevelt High School in Wyandotte, takes place Tuesday, October 3 this year. Official competition begins at 5:00PM, with final awards at 9:45. Overall, sixteen performances are scheduled for the evening. Read More

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Looking to be a Cooler Weekend [September 30, 2017]

After what was easily the hottest day for fall marching band that I can remember, it’s nice to know going into this weekend, that the forecast is to be cooler! From shorts to jackets in one short week; Michigan always surprises us! This Saturday, there are five contests that we’re reporting on. Read More

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… and they’re off! [September 23,2017]

The first contests of the season – with announced scores – occur this Saturday, September 23. While six bands head to Toledo for a BOA Regional, fifty-five will present their show in Michigan stadiums in six contests at five sites! (It’s a good thing music helps with math, or else we’d all be confused right now.) Learn more about the contests this weekend. Read More

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