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(Tuesday) 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm


NRG Stadium

8825 Kirby Drive, Houston, TX 77054

Event Details

  • Saturday, August 27, 2022 – 6:00PM

The nation’s best kick-off to the fall marching band season by showcasing new performances of the country’s top marching bands.  This event starts the season off with a BANG!

Four bands perform to the East Side (Visitors)
  • Alabama A&M University, Marching Maroon & White Band

  • Alcorn State University, The Sounds of Dyn-O-mite Marching Band

  • Bethune Cookman University, Marching Wildcats

  • Prairie View A&M University, Marching Storm Band

Four bands perform to the West Side (Texans home)
  • Grambling State University, World Famed Tiger Marching Band

  • Kentucky State University, Mighty Marching Thorobreds

  • North Carolina A&T State University, The Blue and Gold Marching Machine

  • Southern University, Human Jukebox

*NRG Park Clear Bag Policy will be in effect for this event.


Tickets are available at Ticketmaster


Parking rate is $20 per space at the gate.

*Parking rates are subject to change without notice. No in and out access. Electronic payment encouraged at parking gates, including credit cards, Apple and Google Pay options.


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