15th Annual MLK Battle Of The Bands Competition

Toyota   Date: January 17, 2016
Time: 4:00PM-8:00PM
Venue: Rice Stadium
Location: 6100 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77005
Check-In Time: NLT 2:00PM (Participants Only)
Check-Point: East side of Rice Stadium

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Eventbrite - 15th Annual Battle of the Bands Competition

The Stadium Box Office Opens @ 3:00PM - Tickets at Gate are 15$ (Cash Only)
 
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Houston will host the 15th Annual MLK Battle Of The Bands Competition on January 17, 2016 at 4:00 PM. This Spectacular Event will feature more than 20 nationally acclaimed marching bands from across the country, including the best high school marching bands from Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas.

 

 

Presentations

Roshelle Witty, Liberty Tax
Celinda Rodriquez, Liberty Tax
Sylvia Ramos, Liberty Tax

Announcers
“Ms G” And “Fat Pimp”

DJ
Studewood DJ

Performers
Twayne & Trae Da Truth

Presentation Of Colors
C.E. King High School A/F JROTC

Singing Of The National Anthem
“Just Brittany”

Exhibition Performance

Boom Squad, Inc-Evansville, In
Kennerfallout High Steppers-Metairie, LA
Super Star Steppers-Harvey, LA


15th Annual MLK Battle Of The Bands Competition Adjudicators

 

Dr. Tim ZacharyDr. Tim Zachary
Director Of Bands, PVAMU
Adjudicator
  Chuck ThrockmortonChuck Throckmorton
Director oOf Bands, Rice University
Adjudicator
     
Professor Lonnie EasterProfessor Lonnie Easter
Director Of Bands, Langston University
Adjudicator
  Professor Kedric TaylorProfessor Kedric Taylor
Assistant Director Of Bands, Southern University-Baton Rouge
Adjudicator

14th Annual MLK Battle Of The Bands Competition Judges

 

Mr. Mark GordonMr. Mark Gordon
Assistant Director Of Bands, Prairie View A & M University
Administrative Judge
  Mr. Larry A Birden, Jr.Mr. Larry A Birden, Jr.
Administrative Judge





2015 MLK Battle Of The Band Competitors


Small Band Category 51 Band Members And Below

Alto High School Marching Band - Alto, TX (Pending)
East St. John High School Marching Band - Reserve, LA
Fair Park High School Marching Band - Shreveport, LA
Kashmere High School Marching Band - Houston, TX
La Marque High School Marching Band - La Marque, TX
Milby High School Marching Band - Houston, TX
Pine Bluff High School Marching Band - Pine Bluff, AR
Royal High School Marching Band - Brookshire, TX
Sam Houston High School Marching Band - Houston, TX
Westbury High School Marching Band - Houston, TX (Pending)

Medium Band Category 52-75 Band Members


Austin High School Marching Band - Houston, TX
General Trass High School Marching Band - Lake Providence, LA
Kipp Generations Collegiate High School Marching Band - Houston, TX
Lakeside High School Marching Band - Lake Village, AR
Mckinley High School Marching Band - Baton Rouge, LA
Ozen High School Marching Band - Beaumont, TX (Pending)
Reagan High School Marching Band - Austin, TX
Scotslandville High School Marching Band - Baton Rouge, LA
Victory Preparatory School Marching Band - Houston, TX
Washington High School Marching Band - Houston, TX
Willowridge High School Marching Band - Houston, TX


Large Band Category 76 Band Members And Above

Belaire High School Marching Band - Baton Rouge, LA
Central Medical Magnet School Marching Band - Beaumont, TX (Pending)
Evans High School Marching Band - Orlando, FL
Huntington High School Marching Band - Shreveport, LA
Sunset High School marching Band - Dallas, TX )Pending)
Tyler High School Marching Band - Tyler, TX (Pending)
Townview Magnet Center Marching Band - Dallas, TX
West Oso High School Marching Band - Corpus Christi, TX

Middle School Category

Jefferson Middle School Marching Band - Port Arthur, TX
Robey Junior High School Marching Band - Pine Bluff, AR
Thomas Middle School marching Band - Houston, TX





2014 MLK Battle Of The Band Place Fininshers


Large Band Category

1st Place - Central Medical Magnet High School Marching Band-Beaumont, TX
2nd Place - Townview Magnet Center High School Marching Band-Dallas, TX
3rd Place - Belaire High School Marching Band-Baton Rouge, LA

Medium Band Cateegory


1st Place - Willowridge High School Marching Band-Houston, TX
2nd Place - Memorial High School Marching Band-Port Arthur, TX
3rd Place - Stephen F. Austin High School Marching Band-Houston, TX


Small Band Category

1st Place - Jack Yates High School marching band-Houston, TX
2nd Place - Clifton J. Ozen High School Marching Band-Beaumont, TX
3rd Place - Lincoln High School, Marching Band-Dallas, TX

Middle School Band Category

1st Place - Jack Tobey Junior High School-Pine Bluff, AR
2nd Place - Jefferson Middle School-Port Arthur, TX
3rd Place - Thomas Middle School-Houston, TX

10th Annual MLK Youth Parade

Date: January 16, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Midtown Houston
Place: Parade Originates On San Jacinto Street & Elgin Street

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15th Annual MLK Battle of the Bands Competition

Date: January 17, 2016
Time: 4:00 PM
Location: Rice Stadium
Check-In Time: NLT 2:00PM (Participants Only)

Check-In Point: East side of Rice Stadium

Register Now!


Eventbrite - 15th Annual Battle of the Bands Competition

22nd Annual MLK Grande Parade

Date: January 18, 2016
Time: 10:00 AM
Location: Midtown Houston

Place: Parade Originates On San Jacinto Street & Elgin Street

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