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Welcome MRD Alumni!
The 2015 Alumni Band Weekend ranges from November 20-22. Mark your calendars!
Each November, the MRD community gathers at JMU for the last regular-season football game of the season. The MRD alumni band will have a schedule of events during the weekend (see below for a tentative schedule), and opportunities to gather with both current and former band members and staff. The band will perform during the MRD Pregame show and will be featured during the Hafltime show, performing with the MRDs.
This is also a special weekend for the MRD program as we welcome all band parents to campus, and recognize our graduating seniors from the program.
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Schedule of Events (check back for updates):
Friday, November 20
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm: Alumni instrument, jacket/hat/t-shirt distribution at Bridgeforth Stadium
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm: Join MRDs in the Stadium to learn pregame and halftime plans.
7:30 pm: Join fellow Alumni for an informal night on the town
Saturday, November 21
7:00 am - 8:00 am: Pick up your jackets/hats/t-shirts and instruments - Hillside Field
8:00 am - 9:00 am: Rehearse with the MRDs - Hillside Field
9:00 am - 10:00 am: PREGAME breakfast with the MRDs - Godwin Hall
10:30 am: PREGAME Warm-up at Eagle Hall
12:00 pm: GAMETIME - JMU vs. Villanova - Alumni Band will perform Get It On! at Halftime
4:00 pm: Post Game Dinner at Mrs. Greens
Sunday, November 22
9:00 am - 11:00 am: Brunch at Wood Grill Buffet
SEATS FOR ALUMNI BAND HAVE BEEN RESERVED BEHIND THE MRDs IN SECTION 218 NEAR THE ENDZONE, 2nd LEVEL. To purchase tickets in this block for the November 21 game vs. Villanova, you can contact the JMU Athletic Ticketing Office at (540) 568-3835, or visit their website - CLICK HERE. THE ONLINE PROMOTIONAL CODE FOR ALUMNI BAND IS: MRDALUM