New uniforms on display Thursday night....for the Golden Eagle Marching Band!
Scroll to the bottom to view a video of the uniforms
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee Tech has unveiled some new uniforms and helmets lately, and Thursday night will show off another set of new threads. This time, it will be the Golden Eagle Marching Band.
The band will march to the stadium during pregame fetivities Thursday, prior to the opener against Cumberland University. The band will march down University Drive and McGee Boulevard, then make a turn into the 98.5 Kiss FM Tailgate Park where they will perform for the assembled fans. The band's will arrive in the Tailgate Park at approximately 6:10 p.m., with a performance at 6:15 p.m.
From there, the band will head into the stadium where it is scheduled to play a pregame show at 6:45 p.m. In addition to adding musical tones to the game's atmosphere, the band will also take to the field for its regular halftime show. At the conclusion of the contest, the Golden Eagle football team will huddle on the track in front of the band on the stadium's east side, and the team and musicians will all join in singing the Tech Hymn.
The Director of the Golden Eagle Marching Band is Dr. Eric L. Harris. Drum Majors or the 2013 season are Samantha Grissom from Greeneville, Tenn., Konstantine Vlasis from Chattanooga, Tenn., and Criag Wilcox from Goodlettsville, Tenn.
Here's a video showing off the band's stylish new finery:
Produced by Matt Wagner, Golden Eagle Sports
Videography by Matt Wagner, Andrew Neff and Mike Lehman