High School Band, Cheer, and Dance Day

Marching Band students on the field at TCF Bank Stadium in a formation shaped like the state of Minnesota.
High School Band, Cheer, and Dance Day at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities.

High School Band Day at Huntington Bank Stadium

Saturday, September 9, 2023 vs. Eastern Michigan, 6:30pm

High School Bands are invited to join the Minnesota Marching Band and perform in Huntington Bank Stadium during a Gopher Football Game!

  • Marching is NOT required of high school students; concert bands are welcome to join us!
  • Music does not need to be memorized for the performance; students may use lyres on the field.
  • Interested bands may need to purchase music for the halftime show.

Due to field capacity registration is limited. All bands who register will be invited to participate on a first come, first served basis. Due to NCAA recruiting rules, only bands within 150 miles of the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities can participate. All schools will need to purchase tickets for their respective band students and band staff members to participate.

MUSIC:  The University of Minnesota is providing all music to participating schools free of charge.  The theme for this halftime show is "Hits of the 2000s" and music will include:

  • Thnks fr th mmrs
  • Toxic
  • Crazy in Love
  • Since U Been Gone
  • Dirty Little Secret
  • Minnesota Rouser


  • Tickets for participating band students band staff members for a discounted rate. 2023 Rate: $10 per participant
  • Additional tickets can be purchased by family, friends, school administrators, etc. for a discounted rate. 2023 Rate: $20 per family member / guest
  • We will provide a unique ticket link that can be shared with these individuals to purchase tickets at the exclusive rate.


For information about bringing cheer and dance teams, contact mnmarch@umn.edu