Cornhusker Marching Band Schedule


2017 Cornhusker Marching Band Schedule

The marching band report time is approximately 5.5 hours before kick-off on home game days. Game day schedules will be posted on Canvas 5-6 days prior to the game.

  • August 10-20, Band Camp and uniform check-out (see campus report dates and the band camp schedule.)
  • Friday, August 18, 7:00 p.m., Exhibition in Memorial Stadium
  • Saturday, August 26, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Boneyard Bash in Memorial Stadium
  • Saturday, September 2, 7:00 p.m. kick-off, Nebraska vs. Arkansas State (Band Alumni Day)
  • Saturday, September 16, 11:00 a.m. kick-off, Nebraska vs. Northern Illinois (Trumpet Day)
  • Friday, September 22, 5:00 p.m., Homecoming Parade across city campus
  • Saturday, September 23, 2:30 p.m. kick-off, Nebraska vs. Rutgers (Homecoming)
  • Saturday, October 7, TBD kick-off, Nebraska vs. Wisconsin
  • Saturday, October 14, TBD kick-off, Nebraska vs. Ohio State
  • Saturday, October 21, possible performance at the NSBA Marching Band Competition
  • Saturday, November 4, TBD kick-off, Nebraska vs. Northwestern
  • Friday, November 24, 3:00 p.m. kick-off, Nebraska vs. Iowa
  • Friday-Sunday, December 1-3, Big Ten Championship game in Indianapolis if football team qualifies.
  • Saturday, December 9, 7:30 p.m., Highlights Concert, Lied Center for Performing Arts

You will receive adequate notification of any changes or additions to this schedule. Bowl trip destinations are not available until after December 3. Planning will be done after that date. However, you must make yourself available for full band travel between the dates of December 21, 2017 through January 9, 2018. The Football Bowl Series Championship Game is January 8 in Atlanta, Georgia.


A photo of the Cornhusker Marching Band performing during pre-game.