Band goes to Rose Bowl for official photo

The band gathers for the official Rose Bowl photo on Dec. 30.

The band gathers for the official Rose Bowl photo on Dec. 30.

The sun was out, but it was windy when the band had their official Rose Bowl photo made Dec. 30 before heading to Pasadena College to march in the Tournament of Roses Bandfest.

10 Comments

  1. Posted December 30, 2010 at 12:35 pm | Permalink

    Thanks for posting and keeping us up-to-date on what is happening on the trip. I hope all members and staff have an amazing time!!! I know California and the Rose Parade will never be the same after they see “the best damn band anywhere.” GO PRIDE OF THE MOUNTAINS!!!!

  2. Cindy Lineberry
    Posted December 30, 2010 at 12:38 pm | Permalink

    What an awesome looking group! How amazing is it that North Carolina has 2 bands in the Parade?! WCU and NCCU have a lot to be thankful for and proud of!!

  3. Bill
    Posted December 30, 2010 at 1:44 pm | Permalink

    A great shot. Thanks for posting these great updates.

  4. Susie
    Posted December 30, 2010 at 2:54 pm | Permalink

    Thank you for keeping us posted. Have a great time Pride of Mountain Marching Band and enjoy the time!!!! Once in a life time!

  5. Brian Lineberry
    Posted December 30, 2010 at 3:41 pm | Permalink

    just watched the POTM blow Pasadena away !!! The town will never be the same. The mayor will probably just close down the town after Saturday, fly the flags at half-staff, and call for a day of mourning as the poor townspeople weep, wail and try to understand what just happened.

  6. Barbara Nesbitt
    Posted December 30, 2010 at 5:09 pm | Permalink

    Thanks for posting all the photos and information. Saw the show at Bandfest — Awesome but wish I could have been there.

  7. Jennifer Brumley
    Posted December 31, 2010 at 12:28 am | Permalink

    There’s the “BEST DAMN BAND IN THE LAND” looking good as usual!!! I know everyone was blown away at their awesomeness!!!!

  8. Gramma
    Posted December 31, 2010 at 4:22 pm | Permalink

    Wish I was there to see the REAL thing. Love you guys!! Especially the snare line! 🙂

  9. Pam Powlas
    Posted December 31, 2010 at 6:22 pm | Permalink

    So proud to be an alumni of WCU and love those guys who are carrying the big horns particularily, Will Burgin! Enjoy every minute; love Aunt Pam

  10. Hazel Ingle
    Posted December 31, 2010 at 7:04 pm | Permalink

    Go Sarah!!!!Love you, Gran