ALUMNI BAND


Open to all former Hawkeye Marching Band members, the Alumni Band assists in the lifelong relationship between the university and band alumni. With appreciation for the university so integral to the experiences of its students, the Alumni Band performs at key university events, including the Homecoming Parade and football pregame performances. The Alumni Band also raises funds to enhance the experience of current UI band members.
UPCOMING EVENTS!

UNIVERSITY OF IOWA HOMECOMING 2018 & ALUMNI BAND REUNION

OCT. 19-20, 2018
The University of Iowa invites you to return to campus this fall to participate in the Alumni Band Reunion during Homecoming weekend. Join fellow former Hawkeye Marching Band members to play in the parade and inside Kinnick Stadium.
Friday, Oct. 19 - Homecoming Parade

  • 4 p.m. Check-in at corner of Washington and Van Buren Streets
  • 4:30 p.m. – Percussion practice
  • 5:15 p.m. – Parade formation and Alumni Band warm-up
  • 5:45 p.m. Homecoming parade begins
Saturday, Oct. 20 - Homecoming Game

  • 7 a.m. Check-in at the Field House Main Deck to receive field charts and marching assignments
  • 7:30 a.m. – Practice in Kinnick Stadium (Family members and guest may NOT view this rehearsal)
  • 8:45-9:30 a.m. – Tailgate for Alumni Band members and paid guests at Field House Main Deck
  • 9:45 a.m. Alumni Band Performance outside of University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital on Hawkins Drive
  • 10:40 a.m. Alumni Band pre-game show in Kinnick
  • 11 a.m. Kickoff

Performance ChecklistDo you have your:
  • Instrument
  • Music
  • Baseball cap (All 2018 registrants will receive a new hat upon check-in)
  • Alumni Band T-shirt, name tag, and lapel pin (available at check-in)
  • Dark pants
  • Wristband—All Kinnick Stadium pregame performance participants will be required to register and wear wristbands. Registrants not wearing their wristbands will not be allowed in the stadium. There will be no entry or exit from the stadium, except at predetermined, designated times.

Hotels
Visit the Iowa City/Coralville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau for a listing of hotel accommodations.


Parking and Traffic Traffic and parking will be congested throughout the weekend in Iowa City due to street closings and Homecoming festivities. Please allow extra time when making your travel plans.

  • Friday: Appropriate off-street parking is recommended, as the UICA does not have reserved parking for this event.
  • Saturday: Paid parking options include UI Hospitals and Clinics ramps, private homes that allow game day parking, and select parking lots. The UICA does not have reserved parking for this event.
YOU'LL NEVER FORGET YOUR DAYS IN THE HAWKEYE MARCHING BAND.
Listen to These Classics
Remember those classic tunes you used to play on the field? How about the "Iowa Fight Song?" It doesn't get any more nostalgic than that.
Or maybe you recall the special song that was played during your downfield march at pregame! "On Iowa" is a classic you can't hear enough!
SONG LIST BY INSTRUMENT
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