JSU Marching Southerners



Changing lives one show at a time by inspiring excellence and creating an inclusive, innovative learning environment that values dedication while extending kindness to all.

Tradition. Innovation. Passion.

For over 65 years, the Sudler Award-Winning  Jacksonville State University Marching Southerners have changed the musical and visual landscape of college marching band. From the beaches of Hawaii to the streets of Rome, Italy, the Marching Southerners have shared their legacy of excellence with the country and the world. That legacy continues… and the best is yet to come.

Comprised of students from all over the country, the Southerners perform for thousands each season – sending chills up the spine and tears down the face.

With class and excellence, the Southerners extend “The Friendliest Campus in the South” wherever they go, both on the field and off. 


Brass Day
July 13th
9:00AM @ Mason Hall
Woodwind Day
July 20th
9:00AM @ Mason Hall
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Latest news


August 3 (Sat) Ballerina Showcase

August 20 (Tue) Freshman Convocation

August 29 (Thu) Coastal Carolina

September 7 (Sat) @ University of Louisville

September 16 (Mon) Calhoun County Exhibition

September 21 (Sat) The University of Southern Mississippi

(Band Day/Homecoming/Preview Day)

September 26 (Thu) Southerners Showcase

September 28 (Sat) Midsouth Festival / Gadsden, AL Exhibition

Northeast Alabama Marching Invitational / Albertville, AL Exhibition

October 4 (Fri) @ Kennesaw State University

October 9 (Wed) New Mexico State University

October 23 (Wed) Middle Tennessee State University (Preview Day)

October 26 (Sat) Peach State / Rome, GA Exhibition

November 2 (Sat) Alabama Marching Band Championships

November 15 (Fri) Alumni Reunion Performance

November 16 (Sat) Florida International University (Southerners Reunion)

November 23 (Sat) Sam Houston State University

November 30 (Sat) @ Western Kentucky University

December 3 (Tue) Jacksonville Christmas Parade

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