BAND NIGHTS in the valley
A list of band nights as submitted to The Vindicator:
Hubbard: The Hubbard High School Marching Band will host its 2013 band night at 5 p.m. Sept. 14. The Liberty, Champion and Niles bands will perform, and the Hubbard band will close the show in its newly renovated stadium.
Mineral Ridge: The Mineral Ridge High School Marching Band will have its 13th annual Show of Bands at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Joe Lane Sports Complex. Area bands will preview their halftime performances. The bands performing will be Girard, Niles, Jackson-Milton, Sebring, Springfield, Western Reserve and Mineral Ridge. Ticket prices are $6 for adults and $4 for students and senior citizens. Children 5 and younger are free.
Vienna: Mathews Music Boosters and the Mathews Marching Mustangs will host their annual band night at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Booster Field, 4095 Sheridan Drive. Participating bands will be Southington Chalker, Burton Berkshire and Crestview high schools. Cost is $5, $3.50 for senior citizens, and preschoolers are free.
Berlin Center: Western Reserve High School Marching Band will host a special 9/11 commemorative band night at 7 p.m. Sept. 11. The show will include performances from McDonald, Mineral Ridge, Girard and Western Reserve marching bands. During pre-show festivities, there will be firefighters from each of the schools participating in the band night. All firefighters will be admitted free with identification or badge. The cost is $5 for adults and $3.50 for senior citizens and children age 5-12. Children under 5 get in free. For information, contact Bob Bacha, Western Reserve band director, at 330-272-5487.
Boardman: The Boardman Spartan Marching Band and the Boardman Band and Orchestra Parents, Inc. will host Boardman Band Night ’13 at 7 p.m. Saturday at Boardman Stadium. Participating high school bands include Struthers, West Branch, Springfield, Lowellville, Canfield, Howland and Boardman. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students. Senior citizens get in free. Gates open at 6 p.m.