Thursday, May 28, 2009

OSU band coming to Kings Island

The 230-member Ohio State University Spring Athletic Band will be performing at Kings Island Saturday, May 30. Performance times are 9:30am, 12:00pm and 1:30pm and included free with park admission.

The Ohio State Spring Athletic Band has performed throughout the Midwest including the Kentucky Derby, the Indianapolis 500, and annually performs for the Ohio State Spring Football Game in Ohio Stadium. This year the band performed for over 95,000 people at the Spring Game. The band performs at approximately 20 different venues each spring.

The Ohio State Band will perform a wide variety of music at Kings Island, including all of the popular Ohio State school songs, as well as patriotic music including "The Stars and Stripes Forever" and "America the Beautiful". The band will also be performing music from the 70's Rock halftime show they recently performed in Ohio Stadium. Music from that show includes "Proud Mary", "Midnight Rider", "Peace of Mind" and "Bohemian Rhapsody".