The Newsday Marching Band Festival is now in its 53rd year!
In 1963 the Newsday Marching Band Festival began with a one-day performance featuring 13 bands.
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.
Start Time (all nights): 7 p.m.
Event Dates: October 14, 15th and 19th (Wednesday, Thursday and Monday)
Below is the 2014 order of performance.
|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|
|Hicksville||Valley Stream North||Bethpage|
|Harborfields||New Hyde Pk||Three Village Patriot Marching Band|
|Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK High School||Elmont||Seaford|
|MacArthur||H. Frank Carey||Eastport South Manor|
|Massapequa||Valley Stream Central||Malverne|
Valley Stream South
|North Babylon||Uniondale||Central Islip|