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Tradition. Excellence.



September 25, 2016

Concert begins at 3:00 pm

Gates open at 2:00 pm


Enjoy an intimate concert by the Michigan State University Spartan Marching Band. 

The Spartan Marching Band has grown into one of the premiere college bands in the nation, and now you have the opportunity to hear them in an exclusive backyard concert! Join us, on September 25, 2016, and help mark the 14th Anniversary of this beloved event. This year promises to continue the tradition of excellence, as the Spartan musicians will be performing for your listening pleasure a variety of music, from patriotic tunes to traditional band music, from popular hip-hop pieces, to the ever popular MSU Fight Song. Enjoy a beautiful afternoon of delicious food, classic music, exciting auction items* and last but not least, the opportunity to mingle with your favorite MSU athletic coaches!


Proceeds benefit both the Sparrow Children’s Center and the MSU Spartan Marching Band

*Please note that according to Michigan State Tax Law, auctioned items will be subject to a 6% sales tax.

For additional information, please call Stacie Peltomaa at 517.364.3532. If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities,

please contactCindy Watters, Senior Development Officer, at or by telephone at 517.364.3619.


A Special Thank You to Our Generous 2016 Sponsors
Presenting Sponsor 
Adventure Credit Union
Spartan Sponsor
Michigan Millers Mutual Insurance Company
Patriotic Sponsors
Medawar Jewelers, Frandor
Mercantile Bank
ProAssurance Casulaty Company
Gift in Kind Sponsors
 Art Craft Display
All Grand Events
Dean Trailways of Michigan
Dusty's Cellar 
Hungry Howie's Pizza
 Table Sponsors
 Blue Cross Complete of Michigan
 Meridian Winds
 Michigan State University Alumni Band
 Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
 Public Affairs Associates
 Schindler Elevator Corporation
Southwind Qdoba Group 
 Yamaha Corporation of America
 Young Chevrolet Cadillac