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Tournament of Roses "Bandfest" Schedule

Three shows featuring field exhibitions by Rose Parade bands available as free live webcast

The Calgary Stampede Showband (Canada) was one of five international bands that performed at Bandfest in 2011. PASADENA, Calif. (Dec. 14, 2012) — Marching bands appearing in the 2013 Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade on January 1 will also perform field exhibitions in the annual Tournament of Roses "Bandfest" presented by Remo on December 29-30, 2012.

Each performance of Bandfest features a different slate of seven or eight marching bands and lasts approximately two hours. The first performance will be held Saturday, December 29 at 2:00 PM. Two additional performances will be held Sunday, December 30 at 9:30 AM and 2:00 PM.

Bandfest is held in Pasadena at Robinson Stadium on the campus of Pasadena City College, 1570 E. Colorado Blvd.

Tickets to the event are $15 each and may be purchased in advance through Sharp Seating Company at 626-795-4171. Same day tickets go on sale approximately one hour prior to the start of each show. Free parking is available onsite in the Lot 4 parking structure.

Free Live Webcast

The Bandfest live webcast will once again be available free of charge. View the Tournament of Roses site for Bandfest free webcast details.

The complete Bandfest schedule and approximate performance time for each band is shown below. Pre-show entertainment presented by Remo begins 30 minutes before each show time.

2012-2013 Bandfest Performance Schedule

Saturday, December 29, 2012 - 2:00 PM Show
1:30 Remo Preshow
2:00 Pasadena City College Tournament of Roses Honor Band, Pasadena, California
2:20 PAVA Korean Traditional Marching Band, Los Angeles, California
2:40 Jackson Memorial H.S. Band, Jackson, New Jersey
3:00 MOC-Floyd Valley H.S. Band, Orange City, Iowa
3:20 Davis H.S. Band, Kaysville, Utah
3:40 Valley Christian H.S. East-West Fusion All-Star Band, San Jose, California
4:00 Lassiter H.S. Band, Marietta, Georgia
4:20 Peace Band of our Angels of El Salvador, San Salvador, El Salvador

Sunday, December 30, 2012 - 9:30 AM Show
9:00 Remo Preshow
9:30 Pasadena City College Tournament of Roses Honor Band, Pasadena, California
2013 Rose Parade Theme: Oh, the Places You'll Go 9:50 Bands of America Honor Band, Indianapolis, Indiana
10:10 Seminole H.S. Band, Seminole, Florida
10:30 Roots of Music Marching Crusaders, New Orleans, Louisiana
10:50 Lafayette H.S. Band, Lexington, Kentucky
11:10 Los Angeles Unified School District Honor Band, California
11:30 Aguiluchos Marching Band, Puebla, Mexico
11:50 Santiago H.S. Bands of Santiago Sharks (BOSS), Corona, California

Sunday, December 30, 2012 - 2:00 PM Show
1:30 Remo Preshow
2:00 Pasadena City College Tournament of Roses Honor Band, Pasadena, California
2:20 Salvation Army Tournament of Roses Band, Los Angeles, California
2:40 Morgantown H.S. Band, Morgantown, West Virginia
3:00 Sioux Falls Lincoln H.S. Band, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
3:20 Green Band Association All-Izumo Honor Green Band, Izumo, Japan
3:40 Broken Arrow H.S. Band, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
4:00 United States Marines Corps West Coast Composite Band

Related stories: 2013 Rose Parade Lineup and 2011/2012 Tournament of Roses Bandfest Photos

The Pasadena Tournament of Roses is a volunteer organization that annually hosts the Rose Parade® presented by Honda, Rose Bowl Game® presented by VIZIO and various associated events. The 124th Rose Parade, themed Oh, the Places You'll Go!, will take place Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, at 8 a.m. (PST) featuring majestic floral floats, high-stepping equestrian units and spirited marching bands. Following the Rose Parade, the 99th Rose Bowl Game presented by VIZIO will kick off at 2:10 p.m. (PST) and feature an exciting match-up between two of the top collegiate football teams in the nation. For additional information on the Tournament of Roses visit the official website at

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