2014 Battle of the Bands

Winner of 2014 Battle of the Bands

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Bands performing in 2014 America's Thanksgiving Parade

Here are the bands performing in this year's America's Thanksgiving Parade presented by Art Van.

Allen Park HS Marching Band

The 100-member band conditions as "musical athletes" rehearsing music while marching laps around their high school track. Come rain, sleet, snow, or sun, this ensemble has performed in all extremes and loves entertaining for our appreciative Detroit audiences.

Chippewa Valley Big Reds Marching Band

From Clinton Township, it's the band's 15th consecutive year in the parade. Director Tim Hoey is leading 152 band members.

Cousino High School

The Cousino High School “Patriot” Marching Band, under the direction of Mr. Scott Fryer, is comprised of 130 students from throughout the various Cousino High School bands.

Dakota High School

What better way to celebrate the holiday season than with the Dakota Cougar High School Marching Band!

Detroit Public Schools All City Marching Band

Under the direction of Mr. Willie J. McAllister, Jr., Director of Fine Arts for Detroit Public Schools, the All City High School Marching Band is comprised of students and staff from five Detroit Public School high schools.

Gibraltar Carlson Marching Marauders

The Gibraltar/Carlson High School Marching Marauder Band is a semi competitive marching program 127 marchers strong.  The band is led by their 14 year director Mr. David M. Brockington and student Drum Majors Anna Post and Trevor Lukasik. 

Port Huron Northern Husky Marching Band

With a tradition of excellence spanning 50 years, the Northern Bands take pride in presenting audiences the opportunity to experience high quality, enjoyable performances.

Southgate Anderson Marching Band

The Southgate Anderson Marching Band is under the Direction of Danny Walsh and began its competitive edge back in the late 1960's and its spirit is still alive and well!

St. Johns High School

The Redwing Marching Band is from St. Johns, Michigan. The band is composed of students in the 10th 11th and 12th grades.

Troy Athens

The Troy Athens high school marching band is pleased to perform once again in the 2014 America's Thanksgiving Day parade!

Warren Mott High School

The Warren Mott Marauder Music Machine consists of 210 musicians involved in four concert bands, Jazz band and Marching Band, as well as two after-school Jazz Bands and a Jazz Combo.

Woodhaven High School

The Woodhaven Warrior Marching Band is the ambassador musical ensemble for the entire WHS Instrumental Music Department and is under the direction of Danny Walsh.

The Parade Company

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    The Parade Company has been making America's Thanksgiving Parade happen since 1982 and reamins a vital part of metropolitan Detroit's cultural community.

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