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Striking up the battle of HBCU bands
Online vote determines 8 finalists in Atlanta
 
Published Thursday, October 4, 2012 9:12 am
by Staff Reports

Marching band fans can now help select one of eight spots in the 2013 Honda Battle of the Bands Invitational Showcase from among 33 of the nation’s best Historically Black College and Universities programs.


Fans can begin voting immediately by visiting www.HondaBattleoftheBands.com through Oct. 25. The Invitational Showcase will be held at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta on Jan. 26, 2013. 


In addition to the musical performances, dance team choreography and pageantry, the Honda Battle of the Bands offers fans visiting www.HondaBattleoftheBands.com  a chance to win a personally-customized trip to the Invitational Showcase and a chance to take home a  2013 Honda Accord.


The program kicks off with the 10-city Celebration Tour, which provides fans with a closer look at many of the HBCU bands vying for a spot in the 2013 Invitational Showcase.


Each university participating in the Celebration Tour receives a $1,000 grant for their music education programs, with the final eight schools advancing to the Invitational Showcase receiving an additional $20,000 grant. The final eight bands are chosen through a voting process incorporating online fans, band directors and HBCU presidents.


“For more than a decade, Honda Battle of the Bands has proudly supported music education programs at HBCUs, and we’re always honored to provide the stage for these talented young musicians,” said Marc Burt, assistant vice president, Office of Inclusion and Diversity for American Honda Motor Co., Inc. “The time and effort the students pour into each dynamic performance is evident every time they take the field.  The Invitational Showcase gives these bands another opportunity to display their musical talent, athleticism and original performances to marching band enthusiasts, while also earning a grant for their music education programs.”


For an interactive experience, including access to the latest 2013 program updates and to share photos, videos, memories and trivia, go to:


• Twitter @The_Honda, #HBOB2013 (http://twitter.com/The_Honda)


•www.facebook.com/HondaBattleoftheBands • YouTube – (www.youtube.com/hondabotb)


• Instagram – #HBOB2013








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