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.

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Aug 16 Wed Freshman Convocation

Aug 26 Sat JSU vs UTEP (University of Texas at El Paso)

                 @Burgess Snow Field at JSU

Sep 02 Sat JSU vs East Tennessee State / BAND DAY

                 @Burgess Snow Field at JSU

Sep 09 Sat OPEN (No performance)

Sep 12 Tue Calhoun County Band Exhibition

                  @Burgess Snow Field at JSU

Sep 16 Sat OPEN (No performance)

Sep 21 Thu Southerners Showcase 

                  @Burgess Snow Field at JSU

Sep 23 Sat JSU vs Eastern Michigan / HOMECOMING

                  @Burgess Snow Field at JSU

Sep 30 Sat Northeast Alabama Marching Invitational & Midsouth

                  @Albertville AL & Gadsden AL

Oct 04 Wed JSU vs MTSU (Middle Tennessee State)

                  @Murfreesboro TN

Oct 07 Sat OPEN (No performance)

Oct 10 Tue JSU vs Liberty / PREVIEW DAY

                  @Burgess Snow Field at JSU

Oct 14 Sat OPEN (No performance)

Oct 17 Tue JSU vs Western KY

                  @Burgess Snow Field at JSU

Oct 21 Sat TBD

Oct 28 Sat Alabama Marching Band Championships

                  @Burgess Snow Field at JSU

Nov 04 Sat OPEN (No Performance)

Nov 11 Sat OPEN (No performance)

Nov 17 Fri Southerners Reunion Performance

                  @Burgess Snow Field at JSU

Nov 18 Sat JSU vs Louisiana Tech / SOUTHERNERS REUNION

                  @Burgess Snow Field at JSU

Nov 25 Sat OPEN (No performance)

Nov 30 Thu Jacksonville Christmas Parade

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