2015 Newsday Marching Band Festival information

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The Newsday Marching Band Festival is now in its 53rd year!

See photos and videos from this year and previous years' events here.

In 1963 the Newsday Marching Band Festival began with a one-day performance featuring 13 bands.

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Featuring bands from across Nassau and Suffolk, each night always promises to thrill, entertain and delight families and friends.

The Newsday Marching Band Festival acts as a fundraiser for each participating school band and also funds a donation to Newsday Charities.

Location: Mitchel Field Athletic Complex, Charles Lindbergh Blvd., across from the Cradle of Aviation Museum and the Long Island Children's Museum


Tickets: Your $10 ticket is available through any participating school. They will also be available for purchase at the gate each performance night, as well. Children 10 years old and younger are admitted for free. There is no assigned seating.

Contact: 631-843-2214

Start Time (all nights): 7 p.m.

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Event Dates: October 14, 15th and 19th (Wednesday, Thursday and Monday)

Below is the 2014 order of performance.

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014 RAIN DATE - Monday, Oct 20 Thursday, October 16
Opening a Harborfields

Opening - Connetquot

Opening - Central Islip
Division Ave FREE Players Islip
Amityville Floral Park Lindenhurst 
Hicksville Valley Stream North Bethpage
Harborfields New Hyde Pk Three Village Patriot Marching Band
Plainedge Oceanside Island Trees-110
Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK High School Elmont Seaford
MacArthur H. Frank Carey Eastport South Manor
Elwood/John Glenn   Lynbrook

Kings Park

Massapequa Valley Stream Central Malverne
Freeport Sewanhaka Brentwood

Valley Stream South

Rocky Point
North Babylon Uniondale Central Islip
Long Beach  Commack Farmingdale
West Babylon Connetquot Northport


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