2023 Honda Battle of the Bands at ASU on February 18

Get ready for award-winning hip hop artist, 2 Chainz, is set to perform at the 2023 Honda Battle of the Bands, the nation’s premier showcase of HBCU marching bands, on Saturday, February 18th, with a weekend filled with block parties, tailgates, and other turnup events in Montgomery Alabama. Hosted by legendary comedian and radio personality, rickey smiley and Emmy and two-time NAACP image award-winning host, comedian, and author, Loni Love, this year’s Honda Battle of the Bands will feature a spectacular half-time performance by 2 Chainz!

But, for the main show…..Alabama State, Savannah State, Langston State, Virginia State, Morgan State, and texas southern will take mid-field with dynamic, showstopping performances.
And, in continuing its long-term commitment to the HBCU community, honda will award $50,000 to each of the six participating HBCUs marching bands to support their music education and career development programs. Visit hondabattleofthebands.com to buy tickets.

For that true VIP experience… Group tickets, suites, and heated cabanas are available for purchase as well. Listen to win free tickets on 97.9 Jamz & Yo! 100.5 Classic Jamz! Meet us in the Gump! Let’s goooo!