Events

Oct
28
Sat
UMass Football vs Appalachian State
Oct 28 all-day

See the Minuteman Band as the Minutemen take on App State!

It’s an extra-special gameday… both Band Day and Senior Day!

Nov
11
Sat
UMass Football vs Maine
Nov 11 all-day

See the Minuteman Band’s halftime Veterans Day tribute as the Minutemen take on Maine at Fenway Park!

Trivia… UMass and UMaine share a benefactor. The Isenberg School of Management’s 2002 addition and Maine’s stadium are named in honor of the late Harold Alfond, founder of the Dexter Shoe Company.

Jan
1
Mon
Tournament of Roses Parade
Jan 1 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Check local TV listings for the start of the Rose Parade (8 am PT, 11 am ET)


Rose Parade Travel Package

Now available through the UMass Amherst Alumni Association!

Options range from tickets-only to land and air accommodations! Reservations will be taken through September 19, 2017.

Jan
20
Sat
17th Annual Alumni Hoop Band
Jan 20 all-day
SAVE THE DATE! The 17th Annual Alumni Hoop Band will make BIG NOISE on January 20, 2018! Be there as the Minutemen take on A-10 rival Saint Louis at the Mullins Center! Open to all UMMB alumni!

The Deets

Times TBD, pending announcement of tip-off time.

Annual All-Alumni Meeting 

  • Join us at the Band Building for an All-Alumni Meeting! Meet the Band Alumni Network leaders, and see where you can get involved!

UMass Basketball

  • What’s your favorite Hoop Band tune? Toto’s Africa? The Sanford & Son theme? Big Noise? Play ’em all with fellow alumni and current bandos! Participants are admitted free of charge to the game.

Uniform

We’ll have standard Hoop Band pullovers for you to wear with blue jeans, but please also have a maroon top!

Apr
14
Sat
2nd Annual Big Band Bash
Apr 14 @ 4:40 pm – 9:30 pm

SAVE THE DATE!

We’re hosting the 2nd Annual Big Band Bash banquet for alumni & friends of the Minuteman Band!

Details & registration info

Apr
15
Sun
Concert Band
Apr 15 @ 2:00 pm

Join us for the annual spring UMass Concert Band performance!

Post-Concert Reception

A reception in the George N. Parks Minuteman Marching Band Building immediately follows the concert. Refreshments will be served.