Each year the Bronco Marching Band season begins with summer band camp and extends through the fall semester, including all home games, select away games, high school exhibitions, and post-season conference championship and bowl games. The schedule is available before the fall semester starts, but is subject to change.
2017 Band Camp Dates
2017 Band Camp dates are as follows:
Thursday, August 24: all BMB staff members report.
Friday, August 25: drum line and color guard members report.
Sunday, August 27: first year horn line members report.
Monday, August 28: veteran horn line members report.
Band camp rehearsals will continue each day until classes begin on Tuesday, September 5.
More information, including exact report times, will be included in the Summer Mark Times Newsletter that is emailed to all enrolled members in late July.
*2017 Performance Schedule
Saturday, September 9- WMU at Michigan State (tentative road trip; will make an announcement once it is finalized; very likely to happen)
Saturday, September 16- WMU vs. Idaho
Saturday, September 23- WMU vs. Wagner
Saturday, September 30- WMU vs. Ball State (Band Day)
Saturday, October 14- WMU vs. Akron (Homecoming)
Saturday, October 21- Exhibition at East Kentwood High School, Kentwood, MI, Time TBA
Wednesday, November 1- WMU vs. CMU
Sunday, November 5- Season in Review concert in Miller Auditorium, 3pm
Wednesday, November 8- WMU vs. Kent State
TBA- MAC Championship Game at Ford Field in Detroit
*This schedule is under construction. More performances, including the Kalamazoo Holiday Parade, high school exhibition, away trip, and bowl game, are subject to being added.