The 29th annual Minden Bandfest is scheduled for Saturday, October 19. A total of 34 school marching bands from across the state will participate in this year’s parade with eight bands scheduled to participate in the field competition.
“Some of the bands traveling the farthest are Chambers to the north, Wauneta-Palisade to the west, and York and Crete to the east,” Bandfest organizer Todd Jensen said.
The Minden Chamber of Commerce sponsored event will begin with a competitive marching parade at 1:00 p.m. The parade route will take bands along W. 1st Street, north on Brown Avenue, and west on W. 5th Street. A field competition at Kuper Field will follow the procession at approximately 3:00 p.m.
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