TBDBITL Alumni Club

The Best Damn Band In The Land - The Ohio State University Marching Band Alumni

Active Band Paris

2018 Germany Trip

December 2-9 2018 Silent Night Music Festival (Germany, Austria)

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See the itinerary here.

2018 Active Band Schedule

All TBDBITL members are welcome to join in. Rehearsals are held the first and third Monday nights of most months, from 7:30-9:30 PM in the Steinbrenner Band Center at Ohio Stadium.

2018 Active Band Rehearsal Schedule:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
5 2 7 4

15 19

** Denotes Practices which do not occur on a 1st or 3rd Monday
"R" Denotes rehearsals before Reunion
"O" Denotes optional rehearsals

Are you a new member of the Active band?

View the new member information here for how to get music and who to contact if you have any questions. You should be able to download the file by clicking the Download link in the upper right.

2018 Active Band Performances

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Ascension Lutheran Church (ALC) is our new place to meet to load the bus for away concerts. It is located at 1479 Morse Road (between I-71 and Karl Road). Park in rear of church in SE corner.

May 28 Monday Worthington (Parade, corner of 161 and Morning St)
Wesley Glen (Concert and lunch)
Memorial Day parade and concert 9:30am Parade
11:30am Wesley Glen Warm-up
12pm Concert
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June 10 Sunday Park of Roses Concert 6:30pm Warm-up
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June 16 Saturday Miamisburg Bicentennial

Lunch Location
Concert Location
10:00am Bus leaves Ascension
Noon Lunch for band members and guests at Trinity United Church-Christ
2pm - 3:15pm Concert at Riverfront Park
Both buses depart for Columbus immediately after concert
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July 4
Upper Arlington (in the Kingsdale Shopping Center outside of the old Lazarus)
Fourth of July Parade
9am Report
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July 22 Sunday Patricia Lindley Center, Wellington OH Concert 11:30am Bus departs Ascension
2:00pm Concert
3:30pm Lunch
Bus returns after lunch
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August 5
Concert on the Green
6:30pm Warm-up
7pm Concert
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Aug 11 Saturday St. Leonard Retirement Center, Centerville Concert 10:30am Bus departs Ascension
12:30pm Lunch at Franciscan Center
1:45-2pm Warmup
2-3:15pm Concert
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August 17 Friday Allen County Fair

Driving Directions
Concert 12:30pm Report to Ascension Lutheran
3:30pm Concert
4pm National Anthem
5pm Bus to dinner
6pm March fairgrounds
6:30pm Stand and play
7pm Depart
9:30pm Arrive at Ascension Lutheran
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August 18
Bucyrus (Parking at corner of East St and Warren)
Bratwurst Festival parade and concert
1pm Warm-up
1:30pm Concert
4pm Parade
4:30pm Herb Klein's house for dinner
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August 25
Ridgewood Park
Blendon Township Concert in the Park
5:30pm Warm-up
6pm Concert
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Dec 2-9
Silent Night Music Festival, Germany Austria Active Band trip Itinerary Sign up

* Indicates Bus.

Below is a Google Calendar with our events for the year. Press the Google Calendar button in the lower right-hand corner of the calendar to add this calendar to your own Google Calendar.

Questions? Want to get on the Active Band email list? Contact Ron Donnell at (419)356-9708 or by email.

Email Ryan Mitchell for Parade performances.

Active Band