2015 Honda Battle of the Bands

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Saturday brought some of the best collegiate marching bands from around the southeast to the Georgia Dome in Atlanta for the 2015 Honda Battle of the Bands. Eight marching bands including Alabama State University, North Carolina A&T University, and Bethune-Cookman University, all a part of the Historically Black Colleges & Universities society, took the field at the dome to strut their stuff in front of a crowd of thousands. I always love marching competitions, probably because I played the trombone for my high school marching band. There was always a sense of pride and family amongst the band and especially after nailing a performance at a Friday night football game or a Saturday competition.

North Carolina A&T University's Kiante Powell (center) performs during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

North Carolina A&T University’s Kiante Powell (center) performs during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

North Carolina A&T University's Kierra Lucas (left) performs during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

North Carolina A&T University’s Kierra Lucas (left) performs during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

North Carolina A&T University's Jamal Jones (center) performs during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

North Carolina A&T University’s Jamal Jones (center) performs during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

North Carolina A&T University's Alexxus Carr (center) performs during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

North Carolina A&T University’s Alexxus Carr (center) performs during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

North Carolina A&T University's Brianna Blount (center) tosses her baton as she performs during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

North Carolina A&T University’s Brianna Blount (center) tosses her baton as she performs during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

North Carolina A&T University drum major Marckus Patterson performs during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

North Carolina A&T University drum major Marckus Patterson performs during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

North Carolina A&T University drum major Anthony Bryant performs during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

North Carolina A&T University drum major Anthony Bryant performs during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

Bethune Cookman University's Markel Blackshire (left) and Mashad Frazier perform during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

Bethune Cookman University’s Markel Blackshire (left) and Mashad Frazier perform during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

Bethune Cookman University drum major Kevin Francois (right) performs during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

Bethune Cookman University drum major Kevin Francois (right) performs during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

Bethune Cookman University's Vernisha Levell (center) performs during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

Bethune Cookman University’s Vernisha Levell (center) performs during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

Bethune Cookman University's Sharita Ellis (right) performs during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

Bethune Cookman University’s Sharita Ellis (right) performs during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

Bethune Cookman University's Khadejah Folmar (center) performs during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

Bethune Cookman University’s Khadejah Folmar (center) performs during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

Recording artist Doug E. Fresh performs during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

Recording artist Doug E. Fresh performs during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

Recording artists  Doug E. Fresh (left) and Slick Rick perform during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

Recording artists Doug E. Fresh (left) and Slick Rick perform during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

Recording artists Slick Rick (right) and Doug E. Fresh perform during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

Recording artists Slick Rick (right) and Doug E. Fresh perform during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

Recording artists Slick Rick (right) and Doug E. Fresh perform during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

Recording artists Slick Rick (right) and Doug E. Fresh perform during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

Recording artist Doug E. Fresh performs during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

Recording artist Doug E. Fresh performs during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

Members of the Alabama State University marching band line up to take the field during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

Members of the Alabama State University marching band line up to take the field during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

Alabama State University drum majors Bruce McDonald (right) and Kelvin Parker perform during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

Alabama State University drum majors Bruce McDonald (right) and Kelvin Parker perform during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

Alabama State University's Julian Williams performs during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

Alabama State University’s Julian Williams performs during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

Jaelon Leonard (center) plays his trumpet with the rest of the Alabama State University marching band during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

Jaelon Leonard (center) plays his trumpet with the rest of the Alabama State University marching band during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

Alabama State University's Malik Leavell (center) performs during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

Alabama State University’s Malik Leavell (center) performs during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

Alabama State University's Christopher Gulley (left), Michael Floyd and Ayana Cummings perform during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

Alabama State University’s Christopher Gulley (left), Michael Floyd and Ayana Cummings perform during the Honda Battle of the Bands at the Georgia Done in Atlanta on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

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