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FEATURE PHOTO: Performing while the field is still dry

FEATURE PHOTO: Performing while the field is still dry

Karina Delgado, Assistant Photo Editor

October 6, 2019

The Panther Marching Band performs its pregame and halftime shows before the first awards ceremony on Saturday evening at O’Brien Field during the PMB Festival. During the PMB Festival, there was a rain delay that pushed back performance times for large high school bands by 45 minutes. The PMB l...

PMB Festival set for Saturday at O’Brien Field

PMB Festival set for Saturday at O’Brien Field

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...

Eastern to Host Marching Band Festival

Eastern to Host Marching Band Festival

Cassie Buchman, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2014

The 38th Annual Panther Marching Band Festival will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday at O’Brien Stadium.   The festival, which is expected to last all day, will consist of 36 high schools from around Illinois coming to show off their talents to compete for a variety of awards.   Corey...

Marching band prepares for first game of season

Marching band prepares for first game of season

Luis Martinez, Staff Reporter

September 3, 2014

Eastern’s marching band is gearing up for their first big performance of the year, the first home football game, at 6 p.m. Saturday at O’Brien Field.  Corey Francis, director of the marching band, said he is ready to go out on the field and lead the band to another successful performance.  “I...

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