Marching bands from across the state will gather for the second West Virginia Marching Band Invitational beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday at Laidley Field.
The West Virginia Marching Band Invitational is sponsored by the West Virginia Division of Culture and History in participation with the VH1 Save The Music Foundation, the Higher Education Policy Commission and the West Virginia Department of Education and The Arts. The Marching Band Invitational helps to promote, encourage and celebrate arts education throughout West Virginia.
Bands will be judged on general effect, marching and maneuvering, music, music effect, percussion, drum major, color guard, majorettes and feature twirler.
Tickets are $7 for adults and children 12 years of age and older and $5 for children under 12. Programs will be sold for $4.