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LaFayette Rambler Band

Learn more about how you can get involved with your student's music experience at LaFayette High School. It truly does take a village to make your student's band experience one that they will enjoy and never forget! Join us and help us make this season GREAT!

An appreciation for music and basic classical education are key ingredients to musical success.  We promise to give you a learning experience that will develop your musical talents more than you have ever dreamed. 

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IMPORTANT ANNOUCEMENTS:

IF YOU ORDERED A HALF-TIME SHOW SHIRT(S), YOUR MONEY IS NOW DUE. THE COST IS $15 PER SHIRT.

EACH STUDENT RECEIVES A SHIRT AT NO EXTRA COST AS PART OF THEIR BAND DUES.


ALL 2016-17 BAND DUES ARE PAST DUE.

EVERYONE WHO HAS A PAST DUE BALANCE HAS BEEN TURNED IN TO

THE LAFAYETTE HIGH SCHOOL FEES AND FINES LIST.

PLEASE PAY YOUR BALANCE ASAP!!


We will need volunteers for several of these events. Please contact the band boosters if you are interested in volunteering at boosters@ramblerband.com or contact Mr. Self at brandonself@walkerschools.org. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the director as soon as possible at brandonself@walkerschools.org.

**PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL PERFORMANCES ARE MANDATORY AND ARE REQUIRED FOR LETTERING**

BAND BOOSTER MEETINGS

All band booster meetings will be held on THE FIRST MONDAY EACH MONTH at 6:30 p.m. unless it falls on a holiday or off week. 

ALL BAND AND GUARD PARENTS AND/OR GUARDIANS ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND.


LHS BAND FULL YEAR PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE 2017-18

Here is a list of the marching band and high school concert band performances for the year. They also include audition dates for individual events. There are some dates missing because they have not been released yet. There will be updates to this schedule!!!! Please note that all marching band and concert band performances are mandatory. This includes football games, band contest, parades, all concerts, and graduation. You will be reminded of these dates as they come closer. Also, any alterations to this schedule will be updated well in advance to ensure that there are no discrepancies. THANK YOU!!!

Fall Semester 2017 - MARCHING BAND

August
8/4 Fri. 7:30PM- LHS Scrimmage VS. LFO
8/12 Sat. 7:30PM- Band Pre-Season Show
8/18 Fri. 7:30PM- LHS  VS. Armuchee
8/25 Fri. 7:30PM- LHS  @ Trion
8/26 Sat. 9AM-3PM – Car Wash Fundraiser O’Reilly’s Auto Parts

September
9/1 Fri. 7:30PM- LHS  VS. Gordon Lee (Middle School Night)
9/8 Fri. 7:30PM- LHS  @ Gordon Central
9/15 Fri. BYE WEEK
9/22 Fri. 7:30PM- LHS  @ Southeast Whitfield
9/28 Thurs. TIME TBA- Homecoming Parade
9/29 Fri. 7:30PM- HOMECOMING    LHS VS. Northwest Whitfield
9/30 Sat. ALL DAY- Northwest Georgia Band Championship- White, GA

October
10/6 Fri. 7:30PM- LHS  @ Ridgeland
TBD 10/7 10AM- Parade, LaFayette, GA
10/7-10/11 FALL BREAK
10/13 Fri. BYE WEEK
10/20 Fri. 7:30PM- LHS  VS. Heritage
10/21 Sat.- Golden River Marching Festival- Tallapoosa, GA
10/27 Fri. 7:30PM- LHS  @ Pickens County
10/28 Sat. ALL DAY- Peach State Marching Festival- Rome, GA
10/30 Mon. After School – Winter Guard Organizational Meeting

November
11/3 Fri. 7:30PM- SENIOR NIGHT LHS VS. Gilmer County
TBD 11/9 Thurs.- Veteran’s Day Concert
11/10 Fri.- Potential Playoff Date
11/11 Sat. – 9AM – 7PM - Winter Guard Audition Clinic
11/17 Fri.- Potential Playoff Date
11/18-11/26 THANKSGIVING BREAK (11/24- Fri. Potential Playoff)

December
12/2 Sat.- Middle School District Honor Band Auditions
12/9 Sat.- High School District Honor Band Auditions
12/14 Thurs.- Band/Chorus Combined Christmas Concert

Spring Semester 2018 - CONCERT SEASON
January
1/12-1/13- Jazz District Honor Band- Cartersville, GA

February
2/15-2/17- District Honor Band- Ringgold, GA
2/17-2/21 WINTER BREAK

March
3/6 Tues. 7PM- LGPE Dress Rehearsal/Parent Concert
TBA 3/15 or 3/16- Large Group Performance Evaluations
3/31-4/9 SPRING BREAK

April
TBD 4/17 Tues.- Jazz Performance Evaluations
4/21 Sat.- Solo & Ensemble- Ringgold, GA

May
5/8 Tues. 7PM- Concert 1- Intermediate Band/Advanced Band
5/15 Tues. 7PM- Concert 2- Solo & Ensemble/Percussion/Jazz Band
5/25 Fri. 7:30PM- GRADUATION (Band will perform) LHS Football Stadium