Homecoming 2018

UMass alumni band

Join us for Homecoming 2018 (November 2-3) to celebrate the UMMB’s 40th year performing “My Way” as the Minutemen take on Liberty University!

We’re planning a variety of family-friendly events you won’t want to miss, including a reception before Multibands, the Homecoming Parade, Band Alumni Tailgate, Alumni Band Halftime, and My Way at Postgame!

Band Alumni & Friends Reception

Mingle with fellow alumni and fans of the Minuteman Band before the 44th Annual Multiband Pops Concert! Meet the 2018 Band Alumni Scholarship recipients and the 2018 class of the Minuteman Band Hall of Fame!

Heavy hors d’oeuvres, desserts, cash bar
Old Chapel
Fri, Nov. 2 • 5:30-7:30 pm

All Alumni & Friends are invited to join us at 7:00 pm at the Minuteman Statue outside Old Chapel to sing “Twilight Shadows,” accompanied by the Old Chapel bells!

44th Annual Multiband Pops Concert

It’s not Homecoming without Multibands! See the amazing talent UMass Music & Dance has to offer.

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall
Fri, Nov. 2 • 7:30 pm 

Homecoming Parade

Join the tradition of the Homecoming Parade as it winds its way from McGuirk Alumni Stadium through downtown Amherst to the UMass campus on November 3rd. Families are welcome to march and play with the UMMB.

McGuirk Alumni Stadium
Sat, Nov 3 

Tailgate with Band Alumni & Parents

Join us at our PREMIER tailgate zone, central to ALL Homcoming activity, including a concert by YOUR Minuteman Marching Band. Grills, tables, and tents will be available to cook/prepare your favorite tailgate dishes. Bring your favorite drinks, chairs, and games! Please observe stadium parking procedures.

McGuirk Alumni Stadium • Lot 11 near Football Performance Center
Sat, Nov 3 

Play in the Stands

Join fellow alumni to play stands tunes during the game with the UMMB!

McGuirk Alumni Stadium
Sat, Nov 3 

Alumni Band Halftime Show

Perform halftime ONE MORE TIME. The 52nd Alumni Band will perform ‘My Way,’ ‘Fight Mass,’ and other favorites.

McGuirk Alumni Stadium
Sat, Nov 3

Partnered/married band alumni who are each participating should register SEPARATELY.

My Way

Join all band alumni (and their families) on the field for a very special 40th anniversary singing of My Way at post-game.

McGuirk Alumni Stadium
Sat, Nov 3 • following the band’s post-game show