The 2019 Disneyland Resort All-America College Band started performing in the park on Monday the 17th. The band consists of top college musicians from across the country who went through a competitive selection process in order to participate in the program. The students go to seminars and sessions during the day and perform in the park throughout the summer. The band will be performing Monday through Friday through August 9th.
4:30pm – Flag Retreat Ceremony (Town Square) – The band starts their performances taking part in the traditional Flag Retreat in Town Square. They march down Main Street USA where they encircle the flag pole in Town Square. Once in position they perform several patriotic songs and are joined by the Dapper Dans of Disneyland as well as the security honor guard. Songs include Yankee Doodle Dandy, You’re a Grand Old Flag, America the Beautiful, Armed Forces Medley, Star Spangled Banner, Stars and Stripes Forever, and God Bless America.
5:15pm – Main Street USA – This is a marching set. They come out of the parade gate and stop in front of the Train Station in Town Square and play a Star Wars Medley facing Town Square. They then march up the parade route. When they reach the straight part of the street they play Gonna Take You There from Princess and the Frog. They then march to just past center street and play their Tower of Power Medley. They continue to march up toward refreshment corner as they play. Then they march up to the hub and play The Impression That I Get facing back down Main Street USA.
6:45pm – Sleeping Beauty Castle – The band arrives from backstage in Tomorrowland and takes up their traditional formation in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle. They open with A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes. Followed by an Aladdin the Pixar Medley before closing the set with their Disneyland Attraction Medley.
7:35pm – Town Square – This is their traditional evening set starting off with Bubbles Was a Cheerleader. Then an Incredibles https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lQc34430VXkMedley followed by their Stevie Wonder tribute and closing with their Earth, Wind & Fire Medley.
8:45pm – Hollywood Backlot Stage in Disney California Adventure – This is their concert set and it can vary based on guest instructors and others who join them.
- 2018 Disneyland All-American College Band Overview
- Videos from previous years: