The Home Depot Center and VH1 Save The Music Foundation "The Battle Of The High School Marching Bands" to be held on Saturday, November 19, 2005 at The Home Depot Center. There will be (8) national and local high school marching band finalists battling it out "Southern Show Style" for $10,000 to purchase new instruments or uniforms for their school in front of celebrity and music industry executive judges.
Proceeds benefit The Home Depot Center Charitable Foundation and the VH1 Save The Music Foundation.
Special Performances by: Chingy Chris Brown O.N.E
2005 Finalists Alain Locke High School Marching Band (Los Angeles, California) Carroll Senior High School Marching Band (Monroe, Louisiana) Crenshaw High School Marching Band (Los Angeles, California) Eastern High School Marching Band (Washington D.C. ) Frank W. Ballou High School Marching Band (Washington D.C.) (2004 2nd Place Winner) Inglewood High School Marching Band (Inglewood, California) Louisiana Leadership Institute High School Marching (Baton Rouge, Louisiana) Redan High School (Stone Mountain, Georgia) (2004 Winner)