Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade: Bands To Look Out For

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As one of the most mainstream opportunities to watch great marching bands, the 2018 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade has a lineup worth paying attention to! Twelve marching bands will be featured in this year's parade on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22.

Performing alongside John Legend and Pentatonix are just one benefit from making the 2.5 mile-long trek throughout New York City, from 9 AM ET to 12 PM.

At the end of the road, the bands will get a chance to perform a piece that they've prepared just for a very special, typically very cold Thursday in late November!

CNS H.S. Northstars Marching Band - Cicero, New York

  • "On Broadway" by Weil and Man, Lieber and Stoller
  • 129 performers

Grants Pass H.S. Marching Band & Color Guard - Grands Pass, Oregon

  • "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" by Harold Alren and Igor Rosenow
  • 233 performers

Homewood Patriot Band - Homewood, Alabama

  • "Swanee" and "Alexander's Ragtime Band" by George Gershwin, Joey Crittenden, and Irving Berlin
  • 400 performers

JMU Marching Royal Dukes - Harrisonburg, Virginia

  • "I Got Rhythm" by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin
  • 535 performers

Keller High School Marching Band - Keller, Texas

  • "Gloria" by John Milford Rutter
  • 395 performers

Lafayette H.S. Mighty Lion Marching Band - Lafayette, Louisiana

  • "Let It Snow" by Sammy Cahn and Julie Styne
  • 205 performers

Macy's Great American Marching Band

  • 224 performers

NYPD Marching Band - New York, New York

  • Made up of active duty police officers

Ohio State University Marching Band - Columbus, Ohio

  • "Lullaby of Broadway" by Harry Warren
  • 247 performers

Park Vista High School Marching Band Performers - Lake Worth, Florida

  • "A Countdown To New Year" by Kevin Morrison
  • 220 performers

Riverside City College Marching Tigers - Riverside, California

  • "Sing, Sang, Sung" by Gordon Goodwin
  • 165 performers

Woodland High School Wildcat Marching Band

  • "Joyful, Hallelujah" by Brett Bawcum
  • 202 performers

Fan Favorite: WGI eSolo Virtual Competition Finals

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Congratulations to the FloMarching Fan Favorite for the West Region of the WGI eSolo Virtual Competition—Luh Putu Savita!

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WGI eSolo Finals Winners & Fan Favorite Announced!

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Check out the final results of the first-ever WGI eSolo Virtual Competition, presented by System Blue! See who won FAN FAVORITE at the bottom of this article.

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"DCI Rewind: The After Party" To Follow DCI March On Telethon

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Starting at 5 PM ET, you can tune into a night full of drum corps starting with the DCI "March On!" Telethon for three hours celebrating drum corps history accompanied by hosts Steve Rondinaro and Dan Potter. Click here for more information on what's included in the DCI March On Telethon!

WGI eSolo Finals - ALL Participants

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Click here to watch all of the participants for the Finals of WGI's brand new eSolo Virtual Competition powered by System Blue. 

Next Week On FloMarching Radio: Aug 3-Aug 9

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Here's our full schedule of shows you will hear this week on FloMarching Radio—our new 24/7 Drum Corps International streaming channel.

How to Watch: 2020 DCI March On! Telethon & After Party

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How to watch 2020 DCI March On! Telethon 2020 and DCI Rewind: The After Party on FloMarching. You can catch the live stream of the telethon for free on DCI's YouTube channel, Facebook page, and of course for free on FloMarching!

SE/Int'l WGI eSolo Scholarship Winners & Fan Favorite Announced!

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Over $1000 in scholarships are being handed out to the winners of the Southeast/International Region of the 2020 WGI eSolo Virtual Competition!

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Must-See Solos: WGI eSolo Southeast/Int'l Region

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Check out some of the FloMarching team's favorite solo submissions for the Southeast/Int'l region of the WGI eSolo Virtual Competition!

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Fan Favorite: WGI eSolo Virtual Competition - Southeast/Int'l Region

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Congratulations to the FloMarching Fan Favorite for the West Region of the WGI eSolo Virtual Competition—Giovan Aprillian!

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WGI eSolo Southeast/Int'l Region - ALL Participants

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Click here to watch all of the participants for the Southeast/International region of WGI's brand new eSolo Virtual Competition powered by System Blue. Vote for your favorite solo to become the "Fan Favorite" by clicking here!