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Franklin Band to host competition with Middle Tennessee high school bands

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Franklin Band Sonic Boom

Eleven bands from Tennessee will compete for top honors as the Franklin Band hosts Sonic Boom! at Franklin High School’s Howard Gamble Stadium Saturday, Oct. 1.

The event begins at 5 p.m., with gates opening at 3 p.m. Admission will be $12 for tickets purchased before the event (via GoFan) and $15 at the gate (children 5 and under free).  Parking is free.

Bands will compete in the categories of Outstanding Music, Outstanding Visual, and Outstanding General Effect. Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion titles will also be awarded, in addition to Class A, Class AA and Class AAA trophies.  Bands from the following high schools will compete this year: 

Brentwood High School

Cascade High School

Centennial High School

Fairview High School

Fred J. Page High School

Giles County High School

Green Hill High School

Ravenwood High School

Shelbyville High School

Siegel High School

Summit High School

The Franklin Band, seven-time state marching band champion and 2014 recipient of the prestigious Sudler Shield Award, will perform its 2022 show, “Forever Young,” in exhibition at the close of the competition.  

Franklin High School is located at 810 Hillsboro Road.  

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