TBDBITL Alumni Club

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

Active Band Paris

2019 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
 7 1 4 1 6 3 1

21 18

** 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

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 27 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 9 Sunday Park of Roses Concert 6:30pm Warm-up
7pm Concert
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June 22 Saturday Knox County
5pm Lunch for band members
7:15pm Warm-up
7:30pm 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 21 Sunday Scioto Country Club Concert 6pm Warm-up
6:30pm Concert
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August 4
Concert on the Green
6:30pm Warm-up
7pm Concert
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August 16 Saturday Allen County Fair Councert 12:30pm     Report to Ascension Lutheran
1:00pm       Bus departs for Allen County Fair
3:30pm       Concert
4:00pm       National Anthem-Opening Ceremonies
5:00pm       Bus to dinner at Kewpee Restaurant
6:30pm       Stand and play
7:00pm       Depart
9:30pm       Arrive at Ascension Lutheran

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August 17 Sunday Bucyrus Vets Ceremony Ceremony 11am Ceremony begins Sign up
August 17
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 24
Lakeside Concert
2pm Report to Ascension Lutheran for bus
5pm Rehearsal (Hoover auditorium)
6pm Dinner/Free Time
8:10pm Report to seats
8:15pm Concert
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* 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