High school marching band fans can check out shows from high school bands around the area at a showcase in Rock Island.

Rock Island High School is hosting this year’s “Showcase of Bands” on October 16 at their football stadium, 2408-2422 17th Street. Local high school marching bands will present their 2023 competition shows to entertain fans and get them in the mood for football. Gates open at 6 p.m. and the performances start at 7 p.m. Admission is $5.

Bands in the competition include:

  • Assumption High School Marching Knights
  • St. Ambrose Fighting Bee Marching Band
  • Orion High School Marching Chargers
  • Rockridge High School Marching Rockets
  • Moline High School Marching Maroons
  • United Township High School Marching Panthers
  • Rock Island High School Pride of Rock Island

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