World Famed Band to Sport Two Unique adidas Originals Designs at Honda Battle of the Bands January 23, 2020 – Today, Grambling State University unveiled two exclusive sneaker designs developed by athletic apparel partner, adidas Originals, for the students of the World Famed Tiger Marching Band. “We appreciate that our partners at adidas engage our… Continue reading adidas Presents Custom Footwear to Grambling State University’s Marching Band
The 46th Annual Bayou Classic is just around the corner with all the traditional events and some new ways to make the season unforgettable! Check out the full event schedule below to get your tickets and make sure you haven’t left anything out of your plans.
World Famed Band Wins $20,000 Music Education Grant and Advances to Top Eight Competition GRAMBLING, La – October 28, 2019 – Grambling State’s World Famed Tiger Marching Band has been selected as a top eight finalist in the Honda Battle of the Bands. In addition to bringing home a $20,000 grant for the University’s music… Continue reading Grambling State Chosen as a Finalist in the 2020 Honda Battle of the Bands
Online Voting Open September 30 to October 12, for GSU World-Famed Tiger Band Fans GRAMBLING, LA – October 1, 2019 – Today, Grambling State University announced that it’s 93-year old World-Famed Tiger Marching Band will compete in the first round of the 2020 Honda Battle of the Band Competition. To make it to round two,… Continue reading Grambling State Competes for Honda Battle of the Bands, Voting Open
Inaugural Conrad Hutchinson, Jr. Month Kicks of October 1 with Press Conference and Musical Celebrations. GRAMBLING, LA — September 30, 2019 – Today, President Rick Gallot of Grambling State University announced that the University will declare October “Conrad Hutchinson, Jr. Month” for its campus and community. This month’s inaugural event series, which will celebrate the… Continue reading Grambling State Announces Month-Long Celebration of History-Making HBCU Band Leader
#GramFam, it’s almost time for one of the biggest HBCU football games of the year. Save the date and plan your trip to the 2019 State Fair Classic. Since the 1980s, Grambling State Tigers and Prairie View A&M Panthers have traveled to go head-to-head on the grass of the historic Cotton Bowl Stadium.
Notable Engineer and Associate Director of Bands Dr. Edwin Thomas to Head Growing Technology Program GRAMBLING, LA– August 16, 2019 – Today, Grambling State University announced that Dr. Edwin Thomas will now lead the University’s Engineering Technology program which recently received new support from Governor Edwards and Louisiana Economic Development. “As our technology programs… Continue reading Grambling State Appoints Interim Engineering Technology Department Leadership
In honor of Grambling State University’s Band Camp, we’d like to share this “throwbuck” spotlight on how this one influential summer event changed the life of a Grambling State leader. “Every year from age 4 or 5, I attended band camp,” said Dr. Nikole Roebuck, the first woman director of Grambling State University’s World-Famed Tiger… Continue reading GSU Spotlight: “Unc, I Want a Horn” –The World’s Newest Woman HBCU Band Director Started Her Band Career at Age 4
When it comes to the World-Famed Tiger Marching Band and similar legacies that have shaped the world, music, and culture, it is important to acknowledge the leaders who provide the very foundation of that success. Consequently, as the Grambling State University community mourns the loss of one our historic band directors Mr. Maurice Wilton Johnson,… Continue reading From President Gallot on the Loss of Former Band Director Maurice Wilton Johnson, Sr.
Dr. Nikole Roebuck to Lead as Director of Bands and Chair of the Department of Music GRAMBLING, LA – May 31, 2019 – Today, Grambling State University announced Dr. Nikole Roebuck will lead as the University’s new Chair of the Department of Music and its first woman Director of Bands. Dr. Roebuck’s work will include overseeing… Continue reading First Woman Band Director Appointed at Grambling State