»Inaugural Sonic "Boomtastic" Spring Jamboree

Inaugural Sonic "Boomtastic" Spring Jamboree

Date: April 30th, 2017

Time: 3:00 P.M.-7:00 P.M.

Location: Lee E. Williams Athletic and Assembly Center (AAC)

Cost (Bands): Free for participating bands (Bands will be responsible for transportation, lodging and meals)

Cost (Public): $15.00 ADVANCED (Marketplace)/ $20.00 at the door (All proceeds will go to the Jackson State University Marching Band)

Maximum: 12 bands (bands will be selected on a first come basis)

Objective: This event will  provide high school band programs to display their musical prowess on a national scale. Band programs will receive comments to improve their overall performance.

Selection of Opponents: Bands will be coupled with opposing band based upon size/classification (i.e. small bands will go against smaller bands/larger bands will go against larger bands.

The Battle of the Bands will be formatted as follows:

  • Introduction of group (at bands discretion)
  • March
  • 3 Rounds of Choice (must include ballad)
  • Drumline/ Auxiliary Feature (1 tune)
  • 2 Rounds of Choice (can include dance routine)

The Sonic Boom of the South will perform 4-5 tunes at the conclusion of the event

Click here to purchase tickets for event.

All interested High School Bands interested in participating, please sign up on the link below…. Deadline to sign up is April 15th, 2017.