Photos: SPFHS Marching Band’s 2017 Home Show

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With the new marching band season under way, SPFHS held its annual Home Show competition on Saturday, Sept. 16. Bands from Weehawken, Cranford, East Brunswick, Fair Lawn, Chatham, Bridgewater-Raritan, Immaculata, Edison, J.P. Stevens and Westfield competed, and the Raiders band closed the event by performing its show, “Elements: Water, Earth, Fire and Air.”

This year’s event drew a large crowd and was ably served by a big group of SPF Music Boosters volunteers.IMG_5565 (2)

We have an album of photos taken by Dan from high in the stands, including some of the competing bands as well as the “home team.”

As always, we would welcome photo submissions from parents and friends of the band to add to our collection. Contact us at And please visit our SPF Music Photos website to see our collection of images from the past decade of SPF music events.

SPFHS Marching Band to Host 19th Annual Marching Band Festival

The 2014 NJ Group 6A State Champion & National Gold Metal, 2015 Group 6 Open State Silver Medal Scotch Plains-Fanwood Raider Marching Band will host their 19th Annual Marching Band Festival on Saturday, September 16th, 2017 at 6:00pm.

Come to this musical festival at SPFHS Varsity Field and be inspired by 10 NJ marching band performances. The 165-member SPFHS Raider Marching Band will perform their 2017 show – ELEMENTS: Water, Earth, Fire & Air under the direction of Mr. Durand Thomas.

The admission for adults will be $10.00, $7.00 for students and seniors, and you receive a free program with every paid admission. Food, drinks and 50/50 raffle will be available all evening.

Scotch Plains Fanwood High School is located at 667 Westfield Road, Scotch Plains, NJ. The varsity field is located behind the high school at the rear of the parking lot.

Support your local marching band and music program while sharing an evening out with your family and aspiring musicians!

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