Department of Music

Pride of the Delta Marching Band

The Pride of the Delta Marching Band, along with the Delta Belles and the Color Guard, performs for home football games and marching band festivals throughout the state.

DSU Marching Band 2017 Camp Schedule


Dorm move-in

Sunday August 13 2:00pm-5:00pm Dorm Move-in Nowell Union, 2nd Floor
2:00pm-5:00pm Instrument Check-Out Jobe Auditorium
5:00pm Mass Band Meeting Jobe Auditorium
6:00-8:00pm Rehearsal Jobe Auditorium

Daily Camp Schedule

Monday August 15 – Friday August 19

Monday August 14 – Friday August 18 8:00am Marching Rehearsal Rehearsal Field
11:30am Lunch Break Dining Hall
1:00pm Music Rehearsal Jobe Auditorium
3:30pm Marching Rehearsal Rehearsal Field
6:30pm Dismissal Rehearsal Field
8:00pm Sectional Rehearsals as needed or assigned TBD

This schedule is subject to alteration due to weather conditions, availability of facilities, the whim of the directors, or other factors as determined by the Band Staff.


DSU Bands Fall 2017 Schedule of Events


Date Event Time
August 13 – 18 DSU Band Camp (See detailed camp schedule for more info)
August 21 – 25 Wind Ensemble Auditions (Specific dates TBA)
August 23 Okra Pep Rally TBA
August 31 SGA Pep Rally TBA
September 2 Football –Tarleton State Univ. 6:00pm Kick-off
September 9 Football – Chowan University 6:00pm Kick-off
September 16 Football – Univ. of West Georgia 6:00pm Kick-off
September 28 SGA Pep Rally TENTATIVE, TBA
September 30 Football – Mississippi College AWAY TENTATIVE
October 7 Football – University of West Alabama (Pig Pickin) 6:00pm Kick-off
October 21 Football – Valdosta State 6:00pm Kick-off
TBA Performance at a High School football game (Friday night) TBA
November 11 Homecoming Parade 10:30am Report time
November 11 Football – Florida Tech (Homecoming) 6:00pm Kick-off
TBA Cleveland Christmas Parade

Important Notes

  • During Pig Pickin’, the full band will participate in the afternoon game day pep rallies (scheduled to be announced at a later date).
  • The full band will participate in all off-campus community performances
  • The band will perform at all home football playoff games, as well as the championship game (knock on wood)
  • Please keep all Saturdays open through December 17.
  • This schedule is subject to change!