TBDBITL Alumni Club

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

2018 Germany Trip

Hallo TBDBITL, the trip to Europe (Austria and Germany) is a go. A formal signup form and a more detailed itinerary will be coming soon. 

2017 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.

2017 Active Band Rehearsal Schedule:
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
6 3 1 5

2 6 4
16 20



** 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.

2017 Active Band Performances

Click on the link under WHERE to see a map.

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 29 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
Sign Up
June 18 Sunday Park of Roses Concert 6:30pm Warm up Sign Up
June 25 Sunday Ariel Foundation Park, Mt. Vernon Concert 12:00pm Lunch (must have ticket)
1:45pm Warm up
2 - 3:45pm Concert
Sign Up
July 4
Upper Arlington (in the Kingsdale Shopping Center outside of the old Lazarus)
Fourth of July Parade
9am Report
Sign Up
July 16 Sunday Scioto Country Club Concert 6pm Warm-up
6:30pm Concert
Sign Up
July 22
If riding the bus,
2:00pm Report to Ascension Lutheran 5pm Rehearsal
6pm - 8pm Dinner on own or band members can enjoy dinner provided by Lakeside. $11 for guests
8:10pm be in seats
8:15pm Concert
Sign Up
August 6 Sunday Worthington Concert on the Green 6:30pm Warm-up
7pm Concert
Sign Up
August 18 Friday Allen County Fairgrounds Concert 12:30pm      Report to Ascension Lutheran for bus ride
3:30 - 4pm   Concert
4 - 4:15pm   National Anthem
5pm            Bus to dinner at Kewpee Restaurant
6pm            tour/march fairgrounds
6:30pm       Stand and play
7pm           Depart
9:30pm      Arrive at Ascension Lutheran
Sign Up
August 19
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
Sign Up
September 23
Ohio Stadium
Reunion (UNLV vs OSU)


* 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