Band.Kentucky falls to Mississippi State, 31-17.Photo by Elliott Hess | UK Athletics

Kentucky Bands

The Wildcat Marching Band holds a national reputation as one of the finest collegiate marching bands in the country. Entertaining thousands of fans with spirited, high-energy performances. The Wildcat Marching Band, under the direction of Dr. Shayna Stahl, has participated in numerous post-season bowl games, BOA Regional Championships, a Presidential Inauguration, a World Series, and the 2008 Ryder Cup.

The UK Pep Band plays an integral role at all Rupp Arena and Memorial Coliseum home games. At home in the eRUPPtion Zone, the Basketball Pep Band performs regularly for over 24,000 Wildcat Fans as part of the most intimidating home court in college basketball. The Basketball Pep Band performs all men’s and women’s home basketball games, as well as home volleyball and gymnastics meets.

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