Davenport Central High School‘s Marching Blue Devils will be performing in the 2023 London New Year’s Day Parade, aired locally on WQPT on Jan. 1, 2023 from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. The Marching Blue Devils were formally invited on February 13th, 2020 to perform in the parade.

“This is a prestigious and life-changing announcement for our talented musicians at Davenport Central High School and we are honored that our students have been offered this opportunity,” Alex Wilga, director of Central’s bands, said in a 2020 release on the event.

The Blue Devils will join 8,000 performers, including the students, traveling to London from all over the world to march in the 36th-annual New Year’s Day parade. To see the running order of the parade, visit the event website.

The parade will also be streaming on the WQPT PBS Video app.