Penn State Blue Band
The Penn State University Marching Blue Band, known generally as the Blue Band, is the marching band of Pennsylvania State University. Founded in 1899, it is the largest recognized student organization at the University Park campus of Penn State, presently with over 300 active student members. The primary function of the Blue Band is in support of the Penn State Nittany Lions football team, performing for all home football games at Beaver Stadium.
... The Penn State Marching Blue Band has appeared at 31 bowl games including multiple appearances in the Orange, Cotton, Sugar, Fiesta, Rose and Citrus ... The band has also performed at the Outback, Blockbuster, Holiday, and Rose Bowls and for the Buffalo Bills on Monday Night Football ... to marching in several Orange Bowl, Citrus Bowl, and Fiesta Bowl parades, the Blue Band marched in the Bicentennial Constitution Celebration Parade held in Philadelphia ...
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