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Band Jam


Founded in 2009 by All‐City Band Director Dr. Marcus Pimpleton, Band Jam is an outdoor marching band jamboree where spectators can enjoy full performances of the marching bands many typically see only in passing on parade routes.  This non-competitive event, held each year the night before Seattle’s Torchlight Parade, is free and open to the public as a celebration of what we all know to be the best part of any parade – the bands.

Date: Friday, July 26th, 2024

Time: 6:00 PM 

Location: Memorial Stadium


Performances begin at 6:00 pm with a band line-up that is soon to be announced. The event is free of charge. Please invite everyone you know. We expect to finish by 9:00 pm.


Band Directors: This is a non-competitive event to showcase your skills and have fun with the other bands. Each band should plan to do a 15-20 minute performance on the field at Memorial Stadium. If your band would like to participate in next year’s event,  please send an email with the band name, number of participants, director’s name and contact information to


For more information please contact Marcus Pimpleton at (206) 252-8993.

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