Band Works to Keep Dream Alive

CRESWELL, Ore. — The show goes on for a local band that lost their music equipment in an apartment fire early Saturday. “It almost brings tears to my eyes thinking about it,” said lead singer Gared Sanne, One Dollar Check. But it’s a song local band One Dollar Check is clinging to in a time … Continue reading »

Oregon Marching Band Reveals New Sound

EUGENE, Ore. – Ducks fans can expect a new sound at Autzen Stadium when Oregon takes on Arizona Thursday night. The Oregon Marching Band is debuting new instruments. In the last two weeks the Oregon Marching Band has put in 90 hours of rehearsal getting ready for game day. “It was a huge hype for … Continue reading »

US Air Force Band Kicks Off Free Tour

EUGENE, Ore. – The United States Air Force Band of the Golden West is kicking off a free concert series in Oregon. The 50-member band is stationed outside of Sacramento, and will kick off the tour Saturday night in Florence. The critically acclaimed musicians travel thousands of miles every year, entertaining audiences with music, fun, … Continue reading »

Green Garter Band Opens for Youngblood

EUGENE, Ore. – KEZI 9 News this Morning rocked out with the University of Oregon’s Green Garter Band. The band will open up for the Youngblood Brass Band Monday night. The concert is at South Eugene High School at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door.

UO’s Green Garter Opening for Brass Band

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s the performance of a lifetime for the University of Oregon’s Green Garter band. They’re opening for Youngblood Brass band, a jazz ensemble group from Wisconsin. The 12 person band usually plays during UO football and basketball games, but on Monday night they will take the stage as the opening act. “They pull … Continue reading »

Sheldon Marching Band Prepares for Fall

EUGENE, Ore. — Members of the Sheldon High School marching band are hard at work getting ready for the upcoming football season. They’re practicing 8 hours a day for the next three weeks. KEZI 9 News Photojournalist Kathleen Spencer brings us the sights and sounds of band camp. The band is trying to raise $35,000 … Continue reading »

UO Marching Band Prepares for Sweet 16

EUGENE, Ore. — The Oregon Marching Band spent this winter fighting funding, but the University of Oregon won’t have to pony up any money to get the band to Indianapolis. The NCAA pays for all the teams’ bands to travel for the tournament. The band is taking 29 students to help bring a little bit … Continue reading »

UO Marching Band Gets 5% Increase

EUGENE, Ore. — The budget battle between the University of Oregon’s student leadership and the marching band has ended for now. The ASUO considered cutting the band’s budget, but band members spoke out. So instead of a cut, OAB got a 5-percent raise compared to last year. However, going forward, the ASUO says it will … Continue reading »