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Chicagoland Marching Band Festival begins competition season September 20th at Wheeling High School

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  • Nada Laing

      Nada Laing

WIL Publicist

Wheeling High School will host the Chicagoland Marching Band Festival

Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 900 S Elmhurst Road in Wheeling, beginning at 3:00pm.

22 of the finest Midwest high school bands will compete in 3 divisions with awards for Classes A and AA at 6:15pm, a special exhibition performance of the Wheeling Wildcat Marching Band program, "Blues and Beyond" at 9:45

and AAA awards at 10:00pm.

Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for students or seniors. Children age 4 and under are admitted free. Family plan, which admits 2 adults and 2 children, is $25, with a $5 charge for each additional child. Concessions with food, drinks and snacks will be available.

For more information, contact the Wheeling High School Band department at 847-718-7111, or visit:

Schedule of Bands

CLASS A 3:15 Dwight D. Eisenhower

3:30 Harry D. Jacobs

3:45 Richmond-Burton

4:00 Rich Central

CLASS AA 4:30 Chesterton

4:45 Glenbrook North

5:00 Lemont

5:15 Amos Alonzo Stagg

5:30 Waubonsie Valley

5:45 Rolling Meadows

6:00 Glenbard West

CLASS AAA 6:45 Plainfield South

7:00 Neuqua Valley

7:15 Mundelein

7:30 Plainfield North

7:45 Elk Grove

8:00 Lake Park

8:30 Glenbrook South

8:45 United Township

9:00 Fremd

9:15 Prospect

9:30 Marion Catholic

CLASS AA Host Band 9:45 Wheeling

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