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2019/2020 Tournament of Roses "Bandfest" Performance Schedule

Three shows feature field exhibitions by Rose Parade bands

International and overseas bands are a vibrant addition to Bandfest, with groups from Costa Rica, Denmark, El Salvador, Japan, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Hawaii among this year's lineup. Pictured: The Hawaii All-State Marching Band performed last year. PASADENA, Calif. (Dec. 27, 2019) — Marching bands appearing in the 2020 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, 2019. This year's lineup includes bands from Costa Rica, Denmark, El Salvador, Japan, Mexico and the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, along with bands representing 10 U.S. states.

Each performance of Bandfest features a different slate of marching bands and lasts approximately two and a half hours. The first performance will be held Sunday, December 29 at 1:30 PM. Two additional performances will be held Monday, December 30 at 9:30 AM and 2:00 PM. Pre-show entertainment featuring Remo Percussion and the El Dorado High School drumline begins 30 minutes before each show time.

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. Children ages five and under are admitted free of charge. Tickets may also be purchased at the venue beginning 30 minutes prior to the performance time, pending availability. Advance tickets are recommended as these events frequently sell out. Free parking is available onsite in the Lot 4 parking structure.

The complete Bandfest schedule and approximate performance time for each band is shown below.

2019-2020 Bandfest Performance Schedule

Bandfest I - Sunday, December 29, 2019 - 1:30 PM
1:00 Preshow
1:30 Pasadena City College Tournament of Roses Honor Band and Herald Trumpets, Pasadena, California
1:55 Alhambra Unified School District Marching Band, Alhambra, California
2:15 The Pride of Pearland Marching Band, Pearland, Texas
2:35 Banda Municipal de Zarcero, Alajuela, Costa Rica
2:55 Rancho Verde Crimson Regiment, Moreno Valley, California
3:15 Kamehameha Warrior Marching Band and Color Guard, Honolulu, Hawaii
3:35 Aguiluchos Marching Band, Puebla, Mexico

Bandfest II - Monday, December 30, 2019 - 9:30 AM
9:00 Preshow
9:30 Pasadena City College Tournament of Roses Honor Band and Herald Trumpets, Pasadena, California
The 2020 Rose Parade theme is The Power of Hope. 9:55 Baldwinsville Marching Bees, Baldwinsville, New York
10:15 Centenaria Banda Colegial University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
10:35 Helsingør Pigegarde, Hornbaek, Denmark
10:55 Banda El Salvador: Grande Como Su Gente, El Salvador
11:15 The Pride of Owasso, Owasso, Oklahoma
11:35 Dobyns-Bennett High School Marching Band, Kingsport, Tennessee
11:55 University of Oregon Marching Band, Eugene, Oregon

Bandfest III - Monday, December 30, 2019 - 2:00 PM
1:30 Preshow
2:00 Pasadena City College Tournament of Roses Honor Band and Herald Trumpets, Pasadena, California
2:25 The Salvation Army Tournament of Roses Band
2:45 West Harrison Hurricane Band, Gulfport, Mississippi
3:05 Los Angeles Unified School District Honor Band, California
3:25 Greendale High School Marching Band, Greendale, Wisconsin
3:45 Japan Honor Green Band, Kyoto, Japan
4:05 Southern University "Human Jukebox" Marching Band, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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Pasadena Tournament of Roses Information

The Pasadena Tournament of Roses is a volunteer organization that annually hosts the Rose Parade® presented by Honda, Rose Bowl Game® presented by Northwestern Mutual and various associated events. The 131st Rose Parade, themed The Power of Hope, will take place Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, at 8 a.m. (PST) featuring majestic floral floats, high-stepping equestrian units and spirited marching bands. Following the Rose Parade, the 106th Rose Bowl Game will begin with pre-game festivities at 1:00 p.m. (PST) and feature an exciting match-up between Oregon and Wisconsin. For additional information on the Tournament of Roses visit the official website at

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