Honda Battle of the Bands lineup announced

MEAC, SWAC, SIAC and OVC are all represented.

The votes are in and the Honda Battle of the Bands showcase is complete.  The final eight teams to make it this year are:

  • Alabama A&M University
  • Alabama State University
  • Bethune-Cookman University
  • Hampton University
  • Miles College
  • North Carolina A&T State University
  • Prairie View A&M University
  • Tennessee State University
Honda Battle of the Bands

Mighty Marching Hornets

Four of the bands are repeat performers from last year, with Alabama A&M, Alabama State, North Carolina A&T and Bethune-Cookman.  Broken down by conferences it equates to three bands from the SWAC, three from the MEAC, one from the SIAC and one from the OVC.

The graphic below shows you to which side the respective bands will perform towards.


This will be the first year that the Battle of the Bands will take place in the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.  Tickets are on sale now.







    October 26, 2017 at 1:26 pm

    Where is Norfolk State. You are telling me that Hampton band got an invite to the Battle of the Bands but no NSU. WTF

    • HBCU Gameday

      October 26, 2017 at 4:00 pm

      Don’t shoot the messenger, but you have to remember your fans vote you in.

    • EACNUT

      October 27, 2017 at 8:14 am

      The fan did the voting.

  2. Patrice Gray-Johnson

    October 26, 2017 at 11:11 pm

    I’m there Tennessee State all the way!

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