Band Day Final Reminders

Band Day Final Reminders

We look forward to having our alumni back on the Forty Acres and hope the fellowship, comradery and socializing you have with friends and fellow alumni is an enjoyable and memorable experience. Please take time to meet new members and folks you don’t know.

LHAB is a large proud organization spanning many decades of members and we have the best damn alumni band in the world. Have fun and enjoy the weekend!

Friday:  Longhorn Band Hall at Butler School of Music 
Check-in / Late Registration       5:30pm
Business Meeting / Rehearsal    7:00 pm

Saturday:  The Bubble;  Band Hall;  Stadium
Section Leader Meeting:       9:30 am  (Byrd Room or Bubble)
Rehearsal                            10:30 am  (The Bubble)
Combined Rehearsal           12:30 pm  with LHB

The Saturday Band Day Schedule will also be posted to the outside cover of the Band Day program.  Main times of the day will also be printed on the back of all name badges.

GAME DAY WEATHER


Forecast for Saturday shows mid-70’s in the day and at night in the low 60’s & low 50’s during game time.  Please dress accordingly and layer in UT colors and jackets, outer jackets used as needed.  Can you hear Scott Fisher with his signature sign off, “HOOK ‘EMMMMMMM HORNS,”?

Uniform for halftime will be LHAB Uniform standards of black pants, solid white collared shirt, black shoes/socks and LHAB vest.  Layer appropriately under uniform if needed for cooler temperatures.

PARKING INSTRUCTIONS

Alumni can use this link to preorder parking: https://utparking.clickandpark.com/
Location:  2630 Speedway, Austin, TX 78712
Speedway Garage opens at 5:00 am, but LHAB shuttles won’t begin until approximately 9:00 am
Click-N-Park with code: WALLTOWALL
This code will grant a rate of $10 for parking.  350 spaces made available for LHAB.

SHUTTLE INFORMATION

TIME                             SHUTTLE ROUTE
  9:00 am – 10:00 am     Speedway Garage to Band Hall Stop
10:00 am – 10:30 am     Band Hall Stop to Bubble
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm         Bubble to Band Hall Stop
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm         Speedway Garage to Bubble to Band Hall
AFTER the Game             Band Hall Stop to Speedway Garage  (3 loops only for 75 minutes)

MUSIC

Please download from the LHAB member login all the music needed for the pre-game performance of Iowa State University alma mater, halftime music and any stand tunes you need to freshen up your chops.

BEVO BLVD AND STAMPEDE PARADES

Members who indicated interest in playing the parades for Bevo Blvd and Stampede will be assigned at the Check-In times to one of the two bands with Longhorn Band students and your assignment will be written on the back of your name badge as either BB for Bevo Blvd band or SS for Stampede band. Follow the band day schedule in the program for the call time to leave the band hall.

This is a new tradition this year for everyone on campus and we’re thrilled to be a part of this new band day experience.  We think you’ll find it very exciting and hope you’ll enjoy the parade

Hook ’em – BTHOOISU
LHAB

ALUMNI BAND DAY PARKING INSTRUCTIONS

ALUMNI BAND DAY PARKING INSTRUCTIONS

Alumni can use this link to preorder parking: https://utparking.clickandpark.com/

Location:  2630 Speedway, Austin, TX 78712
Speedway Garage opens at 5:00am, but LHAB shuttles won’t begin until approximately 9:00 am

Click-N-Park with code: WALLTOWALL
This code will grant a rate of $10 for parking.  350 spaces made available for LHAB.

Saturday Parking:
Select – DKR/Texas Memorial for parking, then SPEEDWAY garage.  enter code WALLTOWALL

Friday and Sunday Parking:
Select College of Fine Arts Parking and then select the dates you need.  It will show NOV 1, select that date, then choose the dates you need to park  Nov 16 or Nov 18.  parking on these dates are approximately $6, no code required.

Contact information on UT Parking Services if needed:
5:00 AM – 12:00 PM Alumni Band weekend (PTS Approved) PTS SWG
105 E. 27th Street
Phone: (512) 232-7970
E-mail: garages@utexas.edu

Band Day Shuttle Info

TIME                                         SHUTTLE ROUTE

9:00 am – 10:00 am         Speedway Garage to Band Hall Stop
10:00 am – 10:30 am Band Hall Stop to Bubble
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm            Bubble to Band Hall Stop
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm            Speedway Garage to Bubble to Band Hall
AFTER the Game                Band Hall Stop to Speedway Garage 
                                                (3 loops only for 75 minutes)


1. From 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m.     Speedway Garage to Band Hall Stop

Two shuttles will make multiple trips (approximately 15 minutes apart) to pick up passengers from the Speedway Garage entrance on Speedway and drop them off at the Band Hall Stop (southwest corner of Dean Keeton St. and Robert Dedman Dr.). Please park at the entrance to the Speedway Garage on Speedway (west side of the street near the bus stop). The first shuttle should begin at 9:00 a.m. The second shuttle should leave 15 minutes after the first or when the shuttle is full (whichever comes first).

2. From 10:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m.     Band Hall Stop to The Bubble

Two shuttles will make multiple trips (approximately 5 minutes apart) to pick up passengers from the Band Hall Stop (southwest corner of Dean Keeton St. and Robert Dedman Dr.) and drop them off at the Indoor Practice Field (The Bubble).

3.  From 1:00 p.m. until 1:30 p.m.     The Bubble to Band Hall Stop

Two shuttles will make multiple trips (approximately 5 minutes apart) to pick up passengers from the Band Hall Stop (southwest corner of Dean Keeton St. and Robert Dedman Dr.) and drop them off at the Indoor Practice Field (The Bubble).

4.  From 1:30 p.m. until 3:00 p.m.     Loops between Speedway, Bubble and Band Hall Stop.

Two shuttles will make 3 loops only between the Speedway Garage, the Indoor Practice Field (The Bubble) and the Band Hall Stop (approximately 10 minutes apart). Shuttles will drop passengers off at the Band Hall Stop (southwest corner of Dean Keeton St. and Robert Dedman Dr.), pick up passengers from the Indoor Practice Field (The Bubble), drop them off at the Speedway Garage, and drop them off at the Band Hall Stop (southwest corner of Dean Keeton St. and Robert Dedman Dr.).

5. At 3:00 p.m., park the shuttles and drivers may attend the 7:00 p.m. game. Please leave during the 4th quarter to retrieve the shuttles.

6. Immediately following the game:   Band Hall Stop to Speedway Garage

Two shuttles will make multiple loops (approximately 5 minutes apart) for 75 minutes to pick up passengers from the Band Hall Stop (southwest corner of Dean Keeton St. and Robert Dedman Dr.) and drop them off at the Speedway Garage.

2018 Alumni Band Day Schedule of Events


LHAB Business Meeting/Rehearsal

Friday, November 16, 2018

Longhorn Band Hall – Music Building
5:30 p.m.    Check-in and late registration;
                   Rental instrument pick up;  Spirit item order pick up
7:00 p.m.    Business Meeting / Rehearsal

Alumni Band Day Schedule

Saturday, November 17, 2018
Longhorn Band Hall – The Bubble – DKR-Texas Memorial Stadium

9:30 a.m.   LHAB Pick up name tags, instruments, BBQ tickets, spirit items

9:30 a.m.   LHAB Section leader meeting (Byrd Room or Bubble)
9:30 a.m.    Texas Drums Alumni cadence run-thru  (Bubble practice field)
10:00 a.m.   LHAB Walk or shuttle to Bubble
10:30 a.m.  LHAB Playing and marching rehearsal (Bubble)
12:30 p.m.  Combined rehearsal of LHAB/LHB (Bubble)
1:00 p.m.     LHB Rehearsal (Bubble)
1:15 p.m.     LHAB BBQ (Breezeway between BSOM and TPA)
2:30 p.m.     LHB rehearsal ends
2:45 p.m.     LHB Pre-game meal (Bands 5 and 6 eat first)
3:40 p.m.    Band 6 departs for BEVO Boulevard
4:00 p.m.     BEVO Boulevard
4:30 p.m.     LHAB pick up vests (Room 2.016)
4:35 p.m.    Band 5 departs for Stadium Stampede
4:45 p.m.     Stadium Stampede
5:45 p.m.     Percussion on the Green (Texas Drums Alumni invited)
5:45 p.m.     LHB Inspection
5:30 p.m.    LHAB line up for march into stadium
5:50 p.m.     LHAB step off for stadium
6:30 p.m.     LHB step off for stadium
7:00 p.m.     Kickoff (#BTHOOIS)

Schedule in PDF format


Band Day Social Media Hashtags:   #LHAB2018  #ThisIsTexas
Facebook:  @LonghornAlumniBand
Twitter:  @LHAB     Instagram:  @UTLHAB


Deadline to register online is Monday, November 12th at 5:00 pm. LATE registration will only available on Friday, Nov. 16th at the business meeting and late registrants will incur a late fee.

We cannot guarantee a marching position for any late registrants, so don’t delay– register today! For more detailed information about the weekend, check out the Blast Blog. http://www.lhab.org/band-day


See you at Band Day!
Hook ‘em,
LHAB

Band Day Updates – 1 week to go

Longhorn Alumni Band Day is almost upon us!  Please remember that the deadline to register online is Monday, November 12th at 5:00pm. Walk-up registration is only available on Friday, Nov. 16th at the business meeting and will incur a late fee.  We also cannot guarantee a marching position for any late registrants, so don’t delay– register today! For more detailed information about the weekend, check out the Blast Blog. http://www.lhab.org/the-blast-blog/tag/BandDay2018

Guest Seating Update


GREAT NEWS!  UT Athletics has heard your voices!  All guest seating for the Alumni game will now be adjacent to LHAB in the South End Zone.  If you were hesitant to register for Band Day due to guests being seated in the North End Zone, we have arranged for an additional allotment of 25-30 guest tickets adjacent to LHAB.  These tickets will be distributed on a 1st come, 1st serve basis.  Please register online and pay ASAP.  After registration is confirmed, email http://www.lhab.org/contact-us and identify the number of guest tickets required. A separate credit card charge will be made if guest tickets are available.


Music


Please download your music before arriving at rehearsal on Friday, Nov. 16th.  To access the music, you will need to login to the LHAB Member Area of the website and click on the Music tab.  Music is categorized by Halftime, Traditionals/Stands – Parade, and Normandy.  Reminder, for Normandy participants there is a rehearsal on Sunday, November 18th from 1:00-2:30pm at the Longhorn Band Hall.


Uniform


The Band Day uniform for all LHAB members is black pants (no jeans), a white collared shirt, and black shoes and black socks.  A burnt orange vest will be provided.  Per LHAB Bylaws, members who are marching are required to be in the appropriate uniform.


Spirit Items


Now is the perfect time to show off your LHAB pride by purchasing spirit items!  You won’t want to miss out on the great bargains.  Order online by Monday, November 12th and your items will be ready for pick up at the Friday night Band Day check in at the Band Hall. http://shop.lhab.org/

Please be aware that if you are planning to purchase spirit items in person during Alumni Band Weekend, the only time you may do so will be on Friday night.


Hope to see you next weekend!
Hook ‘em,

LHAB

LHB Legacy Request

If you are a legacy member of the Longhorn Band, (i.e. your spouse, parent(s) and/or sibling(s) were also in LHB we want to know!

Who are the legacy LHAB members? Inquiring minds wanna know. Did your parent, grandparent, child or grandchildren (great grandchildren?) march in LHB? Do you have a current family member playing? Let us know – names, dates in LHB, and instrument?

Here’s a great example from the Dove Family:

Kerry Dove
Trumpet, 1986-1988
Sister: Keely Lewis-Dove
Piccolo, 1989-1993
Brother: Kevin Dove
Drumline; 1996-2000
Mother: Betty Dove
Clarinet, 1957-1961
*Co-Founder of LHAB
Father: Richard Dove
Trumpet, 1957-1961
*Co-Founder of LHAB
Uncle: Robert Burnett

Baritone, 1958-1962

What to do?

Please fill out this Google Form or email Mary McKenna with the family names, relationship, sections, and years in LHB.