- Associated Press - Sunday, September 17, 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The Ohio State Marching Band is headed to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Ohio State announced on its website Saturday that the band will make its first appearance in the 2018 parade. It will join the enormous balloons, floats and performers.

Ohio State President Michael V. Drake says the university is thrilled that “the nation will experience the hard work, focus, creativity and brilliance of our students.”


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Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade creative director Wesley Whatley says the band selection committee “is proud to welcome ‘The Best Damn Band in the Land’ to the streets of New York City.”

The band performed a New York-themed halftime selection at Saturday’s football game against Army, which Ohio State won 38-7. Songs included the “Theme from New York, New York.”



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