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PMB Festival set for Saturday at O’Brien Field

David Boggs, assistant director of bands, adresses the Panther Marching Band after a Sept. 27 rehearsal at the Greek Court parking lot. The PMB Festival will be Saturday, and the first performance is at 9:30 a.m.

Logan Raschke, Managing Editor

October 3, 2019

The Panther Marching Band Festival will bring a variety of high school band performances and classic rock songs from “Queen” to O’Brien Field Saturday. The first performance of the festival is at 9:30 a.m. and the last one will be at 9 p.m. Abigail Emmert, senior music education major and drum maj...

Marching orders

Robyn Heitman, one of the drum majors for for the Panther Marching Band leads the band in a performance on move in day Aug. 16 outside of Andrews Hall.

Kate Rehwinkel, Staff Writer

August 28, 2018

At 4 p.m. on the dot last Friday, members of the Panther Marching Band, assembled on the Tarble Arts field for practice despite light rain and a cool breeze. Benjamin Druffel, assistant director of bands and director of athletic bands, walked onto the field for his third year in the position. The band...

Eastern hosts 41st annual Panther Marching Band Festival

Travis Moody, Contributing Writer

October 1, 2017

Flags flew and symphonies rang through O’ Brien Stadium as hundreds gathered to watch 33 high school bands from all over Illinois compete in the 41st annual Panther Marching Band Festival Saturday Sept. 30. Bands were divided into divisions based on school size. Schools with fewer than 700 students...

Band students express love for marching

The Panther Marching Band stands ready to breaking into music during the Panthers' home game against Southern Illinois-Carbondale on Sept. 6, 2014.

Mackenzie Freund, City Editor

September 21, 2015

It’s a Saturday morning and people all over campus were preparing for the home game that the football team was playing that day. The Panther Marching Band is on their way for their first rehearsal of the day so they can run through the show they will be putting on when its time for the game. Every...

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