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 »
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.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »