Welcome to the
Department of Bands

The Sudler Trophy-winning LSU Tiger Marching Band, or "The Golden Band From Tigerland", is the largest and most visible single organization on campus, with an audition-only membership of 325 students.

Click here to learn more about being part of the Tiger Band.


Important Notice Regarding the 2022 Stately Oaks Festival

Due to the recent surge in the Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus, the LSU Department of Bands unfortunately must cancel the Stately Oaks Band Festival, originally scheduled for early February 2022.

We are extremely disappointed to share this news, however, the safety of students and guests on our campus is of the utmost priority, and we do not believe that hosting the festival is aligned with best health practices at this time. We are looking forward to bringing this incredible experience back in 2023.

Refunds will be automatically processed for anyone who is already registered. There is no need to reach out to request a refund, however, we do ask for patience as the process may take some time.


Discover the LSU Bands

The Department of Bands is a storied component of the LSU School of Music, tracing its origins to the military traditions of the “Old War Skule” over a century ago. The Department encompasses five distinct performing groups and hosts a wide array of outreach events, camps, and workshops dedicated to the advancement of the performing arts.

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Stay Connected!

Follow us on these social media platforms for behind-the-scenes looks at our program, livestreams, and more!

Athletic Bands on Facebook (@TGBFTL)

Concert Bands on Facebook (@LSUBands)

Twitter (@LSUBands)

Athletic Bands on Instagram (@lsutigerband)

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Upcoming Events

Looking for more events? Browse the full Department of Bands calendar here.