Date: Sunday, November 5, 2023
Call Time: 11:30am
REMEMBER: We set the clocks back the night before (meaning you get an extra hour to sleep!)
We will not be using the truck for this performance. Anyone who uses a band-owned instrument or equipment should pick it up at Manhattan Mini Storage. (401 E 110th Street, on the east side of 1st Ave). Storage will be open for pick-up starting at 11am.
On the East side of First Ave. between E. 110th St. and E. 111th St.
- NOTE: This is across the street from where we performed last year, and closer to storage
- Location is right around the corner from our band storage space—which has bathrooms!
Call Location for people with instruments/equipment in storage:
- We will not be using the truck for this performance.
- Please pick up your instrument at Manhattan Mini Storage, 401 E 110th Street (on the east side of 1st Ave)
- Storage will be open for pickup starting at 11am
- CLOSEST AND EASIEST: 6 train to E. 110th St and walk East
- 2ND BEST: 2/3 trains to E. 110th St and walk East (buses will likely not be running)
- 3RD BEST: Q train to 96th St and walk North
- Be sure to check the MTA website for service changes and the MTA Live Map before you leave home!
- PARKING: Due to street closures for the race course, we strongly urge anyone driving to park south of 42nd Street and take the subway to our call location!
Performance Time: 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm [we will play a couple sets with breaks in between]
- This performance is pompoms only due to the narrow sidewalks
- You are welcome to participate, and we’d love to have you all with us, but attendance is optional due to these limitations.
- We’re wearing “Band Casual” for a chilly day: Black or purple jacket/hoodie/sweater, etc. of your choice (yes, your band jacket counts!); blue jeans/black jeans or dark blue/black pants of your choice; footwear of your choice.
- Can’t perform in a jacket? Wear your white band T-shirt (we have extras if needed) or the purple or black shirt/t-shirt of your choice.
- Need to wear a hat? Wear the hat of your choice.
The 2023 marching set:
1. As It Was
2. I Wanna Dance With Somebody
3. Don’t Stop The Music
5. Good 4 U
- 34th Street Chorale
- I Say A Little Prayer
- Any Way You Want It
- Feel It Still
- I’m Still Standing
- Barbie Girl
More About the Music:
- All music will be available at the call location
- Put your music into a flip-folder (and don’t forget to bring a lyre)
- Make sure you have a new QBAC logo placard in front of each of the 5 pieces in the marching set.
- Available in our storage space.
If you’re doing the Marathon or a close friend/family member is, please make sure to send your bib number to Andy at firstname.lastname@example.org so we can track you!