12 November 2007

Drumline, for real

Never got much into college football, what with me having graduated from the esteemed Commuter College at the End of the Two-Lane Road. But I actually love college marching band music.

Not enough to, like, go buy a CD of it or nothing. But I love hearing the brass live -- or on TV -- with the roar of the crowd around them. And that makes the forthcoming Honda Battle of the Bands in the Georgia Dome appealing. The planners call it the "Super Bowl for Black College Bands," which isn't catchy but is accurate. Ten bands will compete for the title, including...

(Drum roll please.)

(Get it? Marching bands? Drum roll?)

... Tuskegee University and Albany State. It's set for Jan. 26. Here's the dealio.

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