Music on Parade

11th Annual Showcase of Bands


Showcase of Bands: October 7, 2017, from 5-10 pm at Midlothian High School.



September 27, 2017

Midlothian High School Marching Trojans Present

The 11th Annual Showcase of Bands

MIDLOTHIAN, VA, September 27, 2017— On Saturday, October 7th, 2017 from 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM the Midlothian High School Marching Band will host the 11th Annual Showcase of Bands at Midlothian High School located at 401 Charter Colony Parkway, Midlothian VA 23114. Gates open at 3:00 PM and the Awards ceremony should commence at 9:30 PM. Admission is $10.00. Sponsorship, advertising, and in-kind donation opportunities are available. For schedule and band updates or for more information, please visit

According to Gordon Rawls, the Midlothian High School Band Director, “the Showcase of Bands is a Marching Band event held each fall that invites bands from around the Commonwealth of Virginia to perform their field shows in competition. Up to 18 bands participate in the all-day event, celebration, and activity.” It is a primary fundraiser for the Midlothian Band Boosters.

Marching bands from throughout Virginia will be performing in this year’s Showcase. As of now the following bands have confirmed there participation: Bluestone High School, Colonial Heights High School, J. R. Tucker High School, Matoaca High School, Midlothian High School, Parkview High School, Prince Edward County High School, Prince George High School, Powhatan High School, Thomas Dale High School, and Warwick High School. Past participants include but are not limited to Hermitage, William Campbell, Randolph-Henry, Heritage, Loudoun County, Madison County, Charlottesville, Fort Defiance, Broadway, E. C. Glass, and Albemarle high schools.


Gary Powers

Midlothian High School Band Parent


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