The Big Band Bash

Due to Social Distancing measures being put in place at UMass and elsewhere, we’ve decided to postpone Bash 2020 to a later date (TBD).

Those who have already bought tickets will be refunded.

Stay tuned and be safe!

Join fellow band alumni, students, and friends for this annual celebration of the POWER AND CLASS!

Thom Hannum recently announced his new part-time role with the band and now is the perfect time to celebrate him and recognize the many contributions he has made to the program over the years.

Throughout the night, connect with friends, enjoy a delicious meal, make new memories, and participate a silent auction that will benefit the Thom Hannum Scholarship Fund, established at last year’s Bash.

4:40 p.m. Reception and Silent Auction
6:30 p.m.Dinner

$50 Alumni and friends
$40 Young alumni (2009 – 2019)
$15 Students
A cash bar will be available.


And the Bash is part of an EPIC weekend April 17th to 19th!


4th Annual Big Band Bash
Sat., Apr 18 at 4:40 p.m.
Old Chapel
Cost: Varies (tickets)


Spinning in the Spring (formerly “Cage”)
Sat., Apr 18 at 1:00 p.m.
Totman Gymnasium 
Cost: $5 (at door)

UMass Marimbas
Sat., Apr 18 at 7:00 p.m.
Bowker Auditorium
Cost: from $5 (tickets)


Concert Band
Sun., Apr 19 at 4:00 p.m.
FAC Concert Hall
Cost: from $5 (tickets)