Honda Battle of the Bands Announces Atlanta Homecoming

Honda Battle of the Bands (HBOB) will return to Atlanta on Saturday, January 25, 2020 for dynamic performances by the nation’s top Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) marching bands and dance teams. Voting is now open for the public to choose their favorite marching bands to perform at the highly-anticipated return of the premier marching band event for HBCUs.

From now until midnight EDT on Saturday, October 12, fans can cast their votes daily to help determine which eight HBCU marching bands will wow the crowd with their musical arrangements, choreography and formations. To vote, visit

“HBOB was created to support the unique academic experience at HBCUs and honor the excellence of their marching bands. The program continues to help bring more visibility to these important academic institutions,” said Steve Morikawa, vice president of Corporate Relations and Social Responsibility for American Honda. “We can’t wait to get back to Atlanta to see what these bands have in store for the fans.”

The 2020 Honda Battle of the Bands will be the 17th invitational showcase. This year’s theme, Be the Dream, aims to inspire HBCU student musicians to create the life they envision for themselves. For many, this dream centers on music. Honda sees HBOB as a platform to help these students live their dreams.

Tickets for the HBOB invitational showcase will be available for purchase on October 5 at

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Honda Battle of the Bands Announces Atlanta Homecoming
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