Saturday, September 1, 2012
I'm with the Band: James Madison
Band: The Marching Royal Dukes
University: James Madison University
Current Director: Scott Rikkers
Today's Home Game: St. Francis (PA), 6 p.m.
Photo via James Madison University
The Marching Royal Dukes are the largest college marching band in the country with 500 members. In addition to football games, they have also marched in Presidential inaugural parades, NFL playoff games and the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
The following video is from a rehearsal, thus the sparse crowd. It is well shot nonetheless and gives a very clear demonstration of the group's abilities. "Bat Out of Hell":