Toyota
Battle of the Bands Competition

Purchase Online   Date & Time: January 18, 2014 @ 4:00 PM
Venue: Joe Kelly Butler Stadium
Location: 13755 South Main Street-Houston, Texas-77035
Date: January 19, 2013
Time: 4:00 PM
Venue: Joe Kelly Butler Stadium
Location: 13755 South Main Street-Houston, Texas-77035
Check-In Time: 2:00 PM
Check-Point: Butler Stadium(Visitors Parking Lot On The Eastside Of Stadium)
Lunch Time: 2:15Pm – 3:30PM
March Into Stadium: 3:45 PM

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Houston will host the Toyota Battle of the Bands Competition on January 18, 2014 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.

Congratulations To Beaumont Central High School-Port Arthur Memorial High School-Houston Westbury High School Marching Bands(Listen to The NCAA Promos)

Master And Mistress of Ceremony
Cyndi Garcia - 713News - Anchor
Nick “The Instrumentalist” Jones - 713News - Reporter/Producer


Awards Presentations Toyota Motors, N.A.
Amaris Nobles
Natalie Dean

Toyota
713 News


Toyota Battle of the Bands Competition Adjudicators

 

Renardo MurrayDarryl Fields
Former Director Of Bands St. Augustine High School
Head Adjudicator
  Chuck ThrockmortonProfessor Chuck Throckmorton
Director Of Bands, Rice University
Adjudicator

Chuck Throckmorton is Director of Bands at Rice University.  He directs the Rice Symphonic Band, The MOB:  Rice University’s Marching Owl Band, The Houston Concert Band – an adult community band, and Music Everywhere:  Chamber Music for non-music majors. ... read more

     
Renardo MurrayProfessor Larry Birden
Director Of Bands, Langston University
Adjudicator
  Renardo MurrayProfessor Troy L. Bennett
Director Of Athletic Bands, University Of Houston
Adjudicator

 

   
Gerard HowardProfessor Mark Gordon
Assistant Director Of Bands, Prairie View A & M University
Adjudicator
   




2012 MLK Battle Of The Band Place Fininshers


Large Band Category


1st Place

Beaumont Central High School Marching Band

Medium Band Category


1st Place

Port Arthur Memorial High School Marching Band

Small Band Category


1st Place

Baton Rouge McKinley High School Marching Band

 

2011 MLK Battle Of The Band Place Finishers


Large Band Category

1st Place
Beaumont Central High School Marching Band

2nd Place
Houston Stephen F. Austin High School Marching Band

Medium Band Category

1st Place
Port Arthur Memorial High School Marching Band

2nd Place
Brook shire Royal High School Marching Band

3rd Place
Houston North Forest High school Marching Band

Small Band Category

1st Place
Houston Westbury High School Marching Band

2nd Place
Houston Willowridge High School Marching Band

3rd Place:
Austin Reagan High School Marching Band

The Top Three Place Finishers Will Go To The NCAA Final Four-Houston For A Live Performance On April 1, 2011. All 1st Runner-ups Will Be Alternates, And Are Required To Be Prepared For An Appearance In The Event Of Attrition.

4th Annual MLK Auxiliary & Step Show Competition

Date: January 17, 2014
Time: 7:00 PM
Venue: University Of Houston-Campus Recreation And Wellness Center
Location: 4500 University Blvd-Houston, TX-77207
Check-In Time: TBD

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Eventbrite - 4th Annual MLK Auxiliary & Step Show Competition

 

MLK Community Festival

Date: January 19, 2014
Time: 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Venue: Humble Civic Center

Eventbrite - MLK Community Festival 2014

8th Annual MLK Youth Parade

Date: January 18, 2014
Time: 12:00 PM
Check-In Time: 10:00 AM
Check-In Point: Near Houston Community College Central Campus
Parade Route: Originate In Mid-Town @ San Jacinto St. & Elgin N/B On San Jacinto St To Webster St
Length Of Parade Route: 0.7 Mi
Duration Of Parade: 1.5 Hrs

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13th Annual Battle of the Bands Competition

Date: January 18, 2014
Time: 4:00 PM
Venue: Joe Kelly Butler Stadium
Location: 13755 South Main Street-Houston, Texas-77035
Check-In Time: 2:00 PM
Check-Point: Butler Stadium(Visitors Parking Lot On The Eastside Of Stadium)
Lunch Time: 2:15 PM – 3:30 PM
March Into Stadium: 3:45 PM

Register Now!

Eventbrite - 13th Annual Battle of the Bands Competition
20th Annual MLK Grande Parade & PreEvent Activities

Date: January 20, 2014
Time: 10:00 AM
Check-In Time: 8:00 AM
Check-In Point: Near Houston Community College Central Campus
Parade Route: Originate In Mid-Town @ San Jacinto St & Elgin Street N/B On San Jacinto To Webster St
Length of Parade Route: 1.0 Mi
Duration of Parade: 2.0 Hrs

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