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KU Band Day

2014 KU Band Day

The University of Kansas Bands
70th Annual KU BAND DAY
Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017

The 2017 KU BAND DAY PARADE will march down Massachusetts Street in downtown Lawrence. The parade will begin at 10 a.m.  Following the parade, the Marching Jayhawks will hold a performance for all participating bands in South Park. There will be no massed band performance at the KU football game that day.

Please note that the staging for the parade will be different this year, with staging taking place EAST of Massachusetts Street.  Details will be sent via email to participating directors.

Directors can register for the 2017 Band Day parade by clicking here

We hope that you will consider joining us for a great KU and Lawrence tradition.


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