Top high school bands in Southeast set to compete
by MDJ staff
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Outstanding high school marching bands from throughout Georgia, Tennessee, Mississippi, South Carolina, Alabama and Louisiana will compete in the Music for All’s Bands of America Regional Championship at Powder Springs at McEachern High School’s Walter Centrell Stadium on Sept. 27. The event, hosted by McEachern, will feature more than 20 high school marching bands in the preliminary competition, all of which will be evaluated by a panel of nationally recognized music educators and marching band experts. The top 10 bands will advance to the evening finals competition, which will ultimately name the regional champion. Ken Stanton Music will be the official music store for the event. The preliminary competition begins at 9:15 a.m. and will conclude at about 4 p.m. Gates will open for the finals at 6:45 p.m. with performances beginning at 7:45 p.m. All times are tentative pending the final schedule of performing bands. Current times will be listed at musicforall.org. Ticketing and schedule information is available online at musicforall.org or by calling 800.828.2263. Tickets will also be available at the gate. Standard general admission is $14 for preliminaries or finals, or $22 for a day pass to both. Children ages 10 and under are free for general admission seats. A $5 off any general admission ticket (individual preliminaries, finals or full day passes) discount will be available at the gate for college students, spectators 11-18 years of age, military members and spouses (military ID required) and spectators age 62 and over.
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