Events

Mar
17
Sat
Naples St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Mar 17 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Join fellow band alumni and play a few tunes on the UMass Amherst float in the Naples St. Patrick’s Day Parade!

 

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

Join us for the annual Big Band Bash that brings together generations of band alumni and friends for a night of food, music, dancing, and celebration.

NEW for 2018… student and young alumni pricing, and a block of rooms at Hotel UMass!

Details & registration info

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

Join us for the annual spring UMass Concert Band performance!

Apr
21
Sat
UMass Marimbas
Apr 21 @ 7:30 pm

Tickets: $10 general public; $3 UMass students; $5 other students, seniors, children


Marimba Bands and Ensembles, under the direction of Thom Hannum, perform their spring semester concert.

Five different marimba groups will be on hand to perform a varied program that will appeal to wide range of audiences. Selections will include arrangements by UMass alumni & students.

May
16
Wed
UMass Night at Fenway
May 16 @ 5:00 pm

Enjoy game-day festivities with members of your own UMass Band before heading into America’s Most Beloved Ballpark for UMASS NIGHT at Fenway as the Sox take on the A’s.

Join fellow UMass alumni, parents, and friends in the bleachers or in the right field grandstands. Purchase includes a free Red Sox cap.

$27 • Buy Tickets

Aug
25
Sat
UMass Football vs Duquesne
Aug 25 all-day

See the Minuteman Band as the Minutemen take on Duquesne!

Sep
22
Sat
UMass Football vs Charlotte
Sep 22 all-day

See the Minuteman Band’s season halftime debut as the Minutemen take on Charlotte!

Oct
6
Sat
UMass Football vs USF
Oct 6 all-day

See the Minuteman Band as the Minutemen take on South Florida!

Oct
20
Sat
UMass Football vs Coastal Carolina
Oct 20 all-day

See the Minuteman Band as the Minutemen take on Coastal Carolina!

Nov
2
Fri
Band Alumni & Friends Reception
Nov 2 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join fellow band alumni, parents, and friends before Multibands to enjoy great company, drinks, and hors d’oeuvres on November 2.

We’ll honor the 2018 recipients of the Band Alumni Scholarship and members of the 2018 class of the Minuteman Band Hall of Fame.

To cap it off, we’ll have a “Twilight Shadows” singalong at the Minuteman statue outside Old Chapel, just before the Multibands concert!

Friday, October 20
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Old Chapel
Heavy hors d’oeuvres and cash bar