Homecoming 2017

UMass alumni band

Join us for Homecoming 2017 (October 20-21) as the Minutemen take on Georgia Southern!

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!


Join us for the 43rd Annual Multiband Pops Concert. The 2017 Minuteman Band Hall of Fame inductee(s) will be announced after the UMMB break.

Lance Tibbet

Lance Tibbet

Alumni & Friends Reception
Join us before Multibands for fun, food, & memories, and meet Tournament of Roses President Lance Tibbet! Mingle with Band Alumni Scholarship recipients and the 2017 Minuteman Band Hall of Fame class. Sing ‘Twilight Shadows’ along with the Old Chapel carillon and be the first to see the UMMB’s new uniforms!

Fri, Oct 20, 5:30 pm
$20 for the reception  ($42 w/ adult Multibands ticket • $35 w/ senior/child Multibands ticket)

Register Here
for the Reception

Multibands Concert
Fri, Oct 20, 7:30 pm • $25/$18 • 

Homecoming Parade

Come and play with fellow band alumni in this casual new Homecoming activity! Better still, bring your families to help decorate the band alumni float!

Sat, Oct 21, (times estimated pending final schedule)
8:30 am to decorate, 9:30 am to perform • Free • Details

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for the Parade and/or Alumni Band

Alumni Band

Perform halftime ONE MORE TIME. The 51st Alumni Band will march and play a solo tune (TBD) before combining with the UMMB to perform ‘1812 Overture’ and ‘Fight Mass’.

NEW in 2017! Cheer on the team during the game. Perform with the UMMB in the stands!

Sat, Oct 21, rehearsal time TBD, gametime is 3:30 pm
Free • Details

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

Register Here
for the Parade and/or Alumni Band

Click to see who’s marching!