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2021/2022 Tournament of Roses "Bandfest" Performance Schedule

Three shows feature field exhibitions by Rose Parade bands

Bandfest showcases a variety of musical and marching styles. Southern University's Human Jukebox performed in 2019/2020. PASADENA, Calif. (Dec. 20, 2021) — Marching bands appearing in the 2022 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, 2021.

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 Wednesday, December 29 at 2:00 PM. Two additional performances will be held Thursday, December 30 at 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM. Pre-show entertainment 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.

Visit for the latest COVID-19 information and protocols. As of December 20, the protocol in place for Bandfest is as follows:
"Guests must not come to the event if they are experiencing fever or any COVID-19 symptoms, have tested positive for COVID-19 and are under isolation orders or have had close contact with anyone who is confirmed or suspected of having COVID-19. Masks are recommended for this outdoor event."

Tickets to the event are $20 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, pending availability. Advance tickets are recommended as these events frequently sell out. Free parking is available onsite in the Lot 4 parking structure on Del Mar Avenue.

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

2021-2022 Bandfest Performance Schedule

Bandfest I - Wednesday, December 29, 2021 - 2:00 PM
1:30 Preshow
2:00 Pasadena City College Tournament of Roses Honor Band and Herald Trumpets, Pasadena, California
2:25 Arcadia Apache Marching Band and Color Guard, Arcadia, California
2:45 Waukee Schools Combined Band, Waukee, Iowa - featuring separate performances by the Waukee Warrior Regiment and Waukee Northwest Royal Brigade
3:25 Mira Mesa High School Sapphire Sound Marching Band and Color Guard, San Diego, California
3:45 Downingtown Blue and Gold Marching Band, Downingtown, Pennsylvania - featuring separate performances by the Downingtown West Campus Marching Band and Downingtown East Campus Marching Band
4:25 The Salvation Army Tournament of Roses Band
4:45 Tennessee State University Aristocrat of Bands, Nashville, Tennessee

Bandfest II - Thursday, December 30, 2021 - 10:00 AM
9:30 Preshow
10:00 Pasadena City College Tournament of Roses Honor Band and Herald Trumpets, Pasadena, California
The 2022 Rose Parade theme is Dream. Believe. Achieve. 10:20 Homewood Patriot Band, Homewood, Alabama
10:40 Bands of America Honor Band, United States
11:00 University of Utah Marching Utes, Salt Lake City, Utah
11:20 O'Fallon Township High School Marching Panthers, O'Fallon, Illinois
11:40 Los Angeles Unified School District All District Honor Band, Los Angeles, California

Bandfest III - Thursday, December 30, 2021 - 2:00 PM
1:30 Preshow
2:00 Pasadena City College Tournament of Roses Honor Band and Herald Trumpets, Pasadena, California
2:25 The Band Directors Marching Band
2:45 Gibson County Tennessee Mass Band, Dyer, Tennessee
3:05 Hebron Marching Band, Carrollton, Texas
3:25 Georgia State University Panther Band, Atlanta, Georgia
3:45 United States Air Force Total Force Band

2019/2020 Tournament of Roses Bandfest Photos

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 Capital One Venture X, and various associated events. The 133rd Rose Parade, themed Dream. Believe. Achieve., will take place Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022, at 8 a.m. (PST) featuring majestic floral floats, high-stepping equestrian units and spirited marching bands. Following the Rose Parade, the 108th Rose Bowl Game will begin with pre-game festivities at 1:00 p.m. (PST) and feature an exciting match-up between Ohio State and Utah. For additional information on the Tournament of Roses visit the official website at

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