Well…here we are again!! Longhorn Football Season is upon us!! We are already preparing for Band Day weekend on September 7-8, 2012 If you have not already put this date on your calendar, please do so. We need you to be there this year!! We will be playing New Mexico on September 8, 2012 at 7PM. PLEASE READ this entire edition of The Blast as it contains everything you need to know about our fun filled weekend with the Alumni Band. The current schedule is included and remember to check the website regularly for updates. You can also sign-up for our Twitter and Facebook updates to get the latest news about our Band Day weekend.
We are returning to rehearsal in the Band Hall this year.  Following the rehearsal, socializing time has been arranged at Double Dave’s, the Posse and The Crown and Anchor. This year’s officers are hard at work putting together a great weekend for our members. Here are a few other things for you to check out and consider for Band Day weekend:
      • This year we are returning to the Band Hall Lobby for Registration and Check-In.
      • We will have our business meeting and playing rehearsal in the Band Hall.
      • If you are interested in the show theme for this year, keep reading!
      • See inside for information about guest tickets and a seating chart. This year, you can buy guest tickets through registration. The guest seats will be in the section next to us.
      • Also see inside for how you can join us for the game and halftime even if you are not able to make the Saturday rehearsal or are unable to march at halftime.
      • Keep reading for information on uniform, instrument check-out, parking and anything else you can think of!!
          Finally, do not forget to follow us on Twitter, friend us on Facebook, and generally keep up with LHAB through our social networking groups. For more information, check out www.lhab.org/groups
          Please make plans now to come to Band Day weekend September 7-8, 2012 for the Texas vs. New Mexico game. We need you to attend so that we can break all attendance records this year! Start contacting your friends from your section and making arrangements to meet them on Friday night, September 7, 2012 at the business meeting and playing rehearsal. 
          We can’t wait to see you on September 7-8 for a fantastic reunion weekend.
          Hook ‘Em!
          Karen Hanson
          LHAB President ’11-‘12