The UT Marching Band will travel between five downtown businesses Friday, Sept. 25, beginning at 9 p.m. in advance of the Rockets’ game against Arkansas State Saturday, Sept. 26, at 7 p.m. in the Glass Bowl.
Last week, Ye Olde Durty Bird, Ye Old Cock n’ Bull and the Blarney Irish Pub hosted pop-up pep rallies as a way to bring Rocket spirit downtown and show support of Toledo’s game against Iowa State.Those three establishments will be joined by Pizza Papalis and Veritas this Friday in attempt to fire up Rocket fans for Saturday night’s game against the Red Wolves.
The band will spend approximately 15 minutes at each location and will be accompanied by the UT cheerleaders and the Dancing Rockettes.
Below is the estimated schedule for the UT Marching Band Tour:
9 p.m. — Pizza Papalis, 519 Monroe St.
9:20 p.m. — Veritas Cork & Craft, 505 Jefferson Ave. #101
9:40 p.m. — Durty Bird, 2 S St. Clair St.
10 p.m. — Ye Old Cock N’ Bull, 9 N Huron St.
10:20 p.m. — The Blarney Irish Pub, 601 Monroe St.
Another downtown band tour is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 9, before the Rockets take on Kent State in the Homecoming game Saturday, Oct. 10.
Read more about the Toledo-Arkansas State game here.