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City & State or ZIP Tonight, this weekend, May 5th...
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City & State or ZIP Tonight, this weekend, May 5th...
City & State or ZIP

Best high school band

YOUR PICKS

1) Hillgrove High School

You say, “I really tip my hat to Hillgrove for putting creative and amazing shows on the field, and also for growing and maturing so fast. Good job Hillgrove.”

2) Lassiter High School

3) Southwest DeKalb High School

4) Stephenson High School

5) Kennesaw Mountain High School

OUR PICKS

1) Southwest DeKalb High School

We say, “This powerhouse organization has a list of accomplishments miles long, including performing at the opening ceremony at the 1996 Olympics, starring in a reality television show and the movie ‘Drumline,’ and playing at the Tournament of Roses and Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parades.”

2) Kennesaw Mountain High School

3) Lassiter High School

4) Martin Luther King Jr. High School

5) Harrison High School

425 comments Add your comment

Fan of Band

August 24th, 2009
11:55 am

Hillgrove Band – Hillgrove High School. A new school whose program has really taken off.

Lassiter Band – One of the premier in Cobb County.

Gwen Williams

August 24th, 2009
1:05 pm

SouthWest Dekalb High School

Band Geek

August 24th, 2009
1:31 pm

Norcross…………….

Phillips

August 24th, 2009
2:20 pm

Forest Park High School Band!! The marching Panthers!

Kay

August 24th, 2009
2:32 pm

Hey, Gwen
I have to second you on Southwest DeKalb High School. I live in Clarkston right by Georgia Perimeter College and I get to hear all of the High School bands.

Lacey

August 24th, 2009
2:47 pm

Central Carroll High School :]

Alumini

August 24th, 2009
2:49 pm

Druid Hills Marching Red Devils and Dazzling Divas are the ONE !!!

bandmom

August 24th, 2009
2:54 pm

Flash of Crimson band from Forsyth Central High School rocks the house every year!

Susie

August 24th, 2009
2:54 pm

Redan High School!!! All the way!!!!

Marie

August 24th, 2009
2:55 pm

2008 Bands of America Results

01 – 87.45 – Kennesaw Mountain H.S., GA
02 – 86.45 – Harrison H.S., GA
03 – 83.70 – Lafayette H.S., LA
04 – 80.95 – Westminster H.S., MD
05 – 80.10 – Carlton J. Kell H.S., GA
06 – 79.55 – Walton H.S., GA
07 – 78.75 – Ooltewah H.S., TN
08 – 78.75 – Seminole H.S., FL
09 – 78.40 – Blue Springs H.S., MO
10 – 77.40 – Alan C. Pope H.S., GA
11 – 77.05 – Forsyth Central H.S., GA
12 – 74.55 – McEachern H.S., GA

Decatur's Finest

August 24th, 2009
2:59 pm

No Doubt about it, SWD all the way!!! We Rock the House!!!

Lauren

August 24th, 2009
3:01 pm

Denise

August 24th, 2009
3:09 pm

Everybody knows that South West DeKalb High School is the best band in the south.

Denise

August 24th, 2009
3:09 pm

Everybody knows that South West DeKalb High School is the best band in the south.

Shauna

August 24th, 2009
3:10 pm

Redan High School. Go Raiders!!!!!!

Just a teacher

August 24th, 2009
3:15 pm

Fayette County High School Marching Tigers! I’d list their accolades, but there isn’t enough room.

b

August 24th, 2009
3:18 pm

East Coweta High

Dekalb Fan

August 24th, 2009
3:19 pm

I really like the Stephenson High School. Full of energy, class and a great sound.

JoeLaDuke

August 24th, 2009
3:20 pm

GA has the best high school bands period…..from corps style (Lassiter, Kennesaw Mountain, etc.) to show style (SWD, Redan, etc.)

Dacula

August 24th, 2009
3:20 pm

Dacula High School

Proud Chief

August 24th, 2009
3:23 pm

Sequoyah High School Band of Chiefs!!!!

Panther4Life

August 24th, 2009
3:24 pm

Southwest Dekalb marching Panthers. “We Rock The House”!!!!!

md

August 24th, 2009
3:28 pm

The mighty Bulldogs of B.T.WASHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL. The BULLDOGS are back

Music Critic

August 24th, 2009
3:29 pm

The “Kings of Halftime” the MLK Lions. I like there sound, showmanship and most of all they perform with class. I don’t see that in SWD’s performances nor Stephenson. MLK is Truly the “Kings of Halftime”

william bell

August 24th, 2009
3:30 pm

Southwest Dekalb High School Band

Jenn

August 24th, 2009
3:31 pm

Harrison High School – They have the most class, harder music, and great leaders! Go HOYAS!

unknown

August 24th, 2009
3:31 pm

Redan High School Blue Thunder Marching Band…..Go Raiders….

petra

August 24th, 2009
3:32 pm

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Sean Taylor

August 24th, 2009
3:36 pm

Although I went to Sprayberry in the early 90’s, I’d begrudgingly have to say that right now, Lassiter, Harrison and Kennesaw Mountain are the three best bands I’ve seen in recent years. Lassiter has two BOA Grand Nationals Championship titles in recent memory and Kennesaw Mountain has come very close to winning it all.
I’d like to point out that Sprayberry came in 2nd in like 1981 or sometime around then and we probably could have whooped Lassiter and anybody else in 1991 and 1992.

Jarmal

August 24th, 2009
3:36 pm

The High, “Savannah High”

Lithonia Mom

August 24th, 2009
3:44 pm

The Lithonia High School Marching Bull Dawgs under the direction of Mr. David High! Go Bull Dawgs!!!!!

Not to be a hater, but SW DeKalb, Stephenson and Redan all employ the use of “horn holders” — fillers who dance and make the band look good, but theu can’t actually PLAY an instrument. All Lithonia Band members can actually PLAY — no horn holders in our band!

Pat

August 24th, 2009
3:44 pm

Walton High School – Watch them in the Tournament of Roses Parade on January 1, 2010!

DJ

August 24th, 2009
3:46 pm

East Paulding Raider Brigade!!!!

Corey

August 24th, 2009
3:46 pm

“We Rock The House”!!! Southwest Dekalb High all day

say what?

August 24th, 2009
3:51 pm

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LPC

August 24th, 2009
3:53 pm

Brookwood High School!!!!!!!

Karen Fountain

August 24th, 2009
4:00 pm

B E Mays High School Marching Raiders…enough said!
c/o 1992
Flute Section

carlton johnson

August 24th, 2009
4:05 pm

The awards over the last 15-20 years tell the story…Lassiter High.

Rebecca Riley

August 24th, 2009
4:08 pm

Without a doubt – Winder-Barrow High School Band – musicality and difficulty of the music they perform. The WBHS band would stand up to most college bands around the land.

Music Critic

August 24th, 2009
4:09 pm

MLK Lions are the “Kings of Halftime!”

Band Favorite

August 24th, 2009
4:09 pm

I’ll nominate the band once I see their academic ratings! All play and no work makes a school less desirable.

Charles

August 24th, 2009
4:11 pm

Kell has a long way to go to equal Lassiter or Kennesaw Mt.

Dazzling Diamond2000

August 24th, 2009
4:11 pm

Stephenson High School!! Go Jaguars!!!!!

Charles

August 24th, 2009
4:12 pm

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Jerome

August 24th, 2009
4:14 pm

Redan high school. P.S. If anyone list a band outside of Dekalb Co. They are not being honest or just hve no clue as to what a band should sould like

pmuckle

August 24th, 2009
4:17 pm

KOH KING OF HALFTIME

Ms. E

August 24th, 2009
4:24 pm

The “Kings of Halftime”, but of course!!!! M.L.K. Lions !!!

Grymm

August 24th, 2009
4:25 pm

While in highschool I had some serious battles with the football team.Yet I have to say Southwest Dekalb

Carla

August 24th, 2009
4:26 pm

Lithonia H.S. Goooooo Bulldogs!!!

Pogo

August 24th, 2009
4:27 pm

Ladies and gentlemen, from the Land of the Trembling Earth, it’s the Ware County High School Golden Gator Marching Band!