I can’t believe it’s almost the end of marching season. Speaking of which, the BOA Grand nationals are going on right now. Even if you couldn’t make it out to Indianapolis to watch the bands perform in person, you can still watch all of the performances LIVE from Lucas Oil stadium through the streaming service … Read more
Most plumes actually have very fancy sounding names like French Upright, French Fountain, Phantom, Cavalier etc. I think it’s more fun to call them by these names. My high school had the rooster plumes. They were a pain in the butt because they were so big. They couldn’t fit into nice cardboard tubes like the … Read more
Marching season is in full swing! Is your band ready? After a few brutal weeks of summer band camp, the weather has finally cooled down, the first day of school has come and gone, and the first marching competitions of the year are merely weeks away. Local competitions usually start up in October, but the … Read more
Follow these easy suggestions for keeping cool during marching practice! I was one of the taller guys in band, so there was more than one time where somebody would take advantage of my height for #3.
Some crazy ideas about what would make a good marching show get thrown around while Jason and Rhoads relax and play some video games. Honestly, most of the time I am the one throwing out crazy ideas like this. The funny thing is, some of my favorite shows are arrangements of classical music for marching … Read more
A turf practice field after a heavy soaking is NO FUN!!
Band directors will never give up the chance for a performance…even in a torrential downpour.
After changing into and out of uniform week after week, it just becomes part of the gig. If you enjoyed today’s comic, you might like these as well: Called Shako Backfield Sprint That Guy
This is probably one of the craziest things I’ve drawn for the strip so far. If you like today’s comic, you might enjoy these: That Guy Called Shako Drill Charts
Actually, if you do ever get hit by a guard flag (or any other piece of guard equipment), you probably won’t hear any warning. So the good thing is – if it does happen, you won’t see it coming. But, the bad thing is – if it does happen, you… won’t see it coming. If … Read more