Showcase of Bands

Midlothian High School Trojan Band and Charter Colony Dairy Queen Present The 14th Annual Showcase of Bands

(MIDLOTHIAN, VA, October 1, 2021) — On Saturday, October 9, 2021 the Midlothian High School Trojan Band and Dairy Queen Charter Colony will host the 14th Annual Showcase of Bands at Midlothian High School located at 401 Charter Colony Parkway, Midlothian VA 23114. Gates open by 3:00 pm. Admission is $8.00.

According to Gordon Rawls, the Midlothian High School Band Director, “The Showcase of Bands is a Marching Band event held each fall that invites bands from throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia to perform their field shows in competition. Bands from around Virginia participate in an all-day event, celebration, and activity.” It is a primary fundraiser for the Midlothian Band Boosters.

Bands from around the Commonwealth of Virginia will perform in this year’s Showcase of Bands making it one of the best band competitions in Virginia. Bands confirmed to participate include: Prince Edward County High School, Cumberland High School, J.R. Tucker High School Lloyd C. Bird High School, Manchester High School, Hermitage High School, Bethel High School, Deep Run High School, James River High School, Powhatan High School, Colonial Heights High School, Cosby High School, and Glen Allen High School.

Charter Colony Dairy Queen is the Title Sponsor. Additional sponsorship, advertising, and in-kind donation opportunities are available. Tickets and final performance schedule area available online at For additional information, please contact the Showcase Chair, John Riley at

Come See the Bands!

  • Prince Edward County High School Marching Eagles
  • Cumberland High School Marching Dukes
  • J.R. Tucker High School Marching Tigers
  • Lloyd C. Bird High School Skyhawk Band
  • Manchester High School Lancer Marching Band
  • Hermitage High School Marching Panthers
  • Bethel High School MIGHTY Marching Bruins
  • Deep Run High School Marching Wildcats
  • James River High School Regiment
  • Powhatan High School Marching Band
  • Colonial Heights High School Marching Colonials
  • Cosby High School Titan Marching Band
  • Glen Allen High School Marching Jaguars

2021 Showcase of Bands Schedule

ClassSchoolName of BandPerformance Time
APrince Edward County High SchoolMarching Eagles5:00
ACumberland High SchoolMarching Dukes5:20
AA J.R. Tucker High SchoolMarching Tigers5:40
AALloyd C. Bird High SchoolSkyhawk Band6:00
AAManchester High SchoolLancer Marching Band6:20
AAHermitage High SchoolMarching Panthers6:40
Dinner Break
AAABethel High SchoolMIGHTY Marching Bruins7:30
AAADeep Run High SchoolMarching Wildcats7:50
AAA James River High SchoolRegiment8:10
AAAAPowhatan High SchoolMarching Band8:30
AAAAColonial Heights High SchoolMarching Colonials8:50
Judges’ Break
AAAAACosby High SchoolTitan Marching Band9:20
AAAAAGlen Allen High SchoolMarching Jaguars9:40
ExhibitionMidlothian High SchoolTrojan Marching Band10:00