Groton hosts Lake Region Marching Band Fest

On Friday, October 7 the Groton Area 8-12 Band, the Groton Area 6-7 Band, and 11 area school bands including Ipswich, will converge in Groton for the Lake Region Marching Band Festival.

The parade of bands will travel from South to North on Groton’s Main Street from Railroad Avenue to 9th Avenue, beginning at 10 a.m.

This festival originated in Milbank then moved to Waubay for 11 years. Since 2013 Groton has hosted the festival and it plans to remain there for the foreseeable future. Bands will be evaluated on their performance by a panel of three judges. The bands will be judged by: Ron Stary...


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