Good luck to the two Montague County marching bands that will be competing at regional UIL contest on Oct. 25 at Northwest High School.
The contest was postponed due possible bad weather last Saturday. Bowie’s Mighty Marching Maroon hits the field at 5:45 p.m., following Paradise that opens the 3A section of the competition.
Nocona’s Pride of the Tribe Band marches at 6:15 p.m. following Boyd. Callisburg, Pilot Point, Ponder and Alvord follow Nocona.
All bands who earn a one rating will advance to area. Three bands advance out of area to state. Band contests alternate years and state is open to 6A, 5A, 4A and 3A.
Nocona bands rehearse Christmas concert
The Nocona School bands will celebrate the season with a Christmas concert on Dec. 8 in the high school auditorium.
The high school band will play at 7 p.m. and the middle school band at 6 p.m.
Local band students try out for All-Region
Montague County’s two high school band programs sent large groups of students to the Association of Texas Small School Bands All-Region Band Auditions on Dec. 3 at Graham High School. Several earned spots in the band and advanced to audition at the area level. Read about all the students in your mid-week Bowie News.
Bowie bands prepare holiday concerts
The Bowie High School Band and Choir will present “A Christmas to Remember” at 7 p.m. on Dec. 5 in the high school gym.
The groups also will be collecting donation items such as gloves, socks, toboggans, throw blankets and personal heaters to be donated to the Bowie Mission.
The junior high band and choir will have their holiday concert from 6-8 p.m. on Dec. 6 in the junior high auditorium.
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