Dillon hosting 14th Battle of the Bands

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MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WBTW) – Cedric Page, the president of the Dillon High School Band Booster Club, joined News13 NOW at 9 a.m. on Friday to preview the 14th annual Dillon Battle of the Bands.

The event is Tuesday, October 9 at Memorial Stadium in Dillon. Gates open at 1 p.m., and performances begin at 2 p.m.

The Dillon Battle of the Bands is the only competition in the state that features show-band or HBCU-style marching bands. There is not another competition like it within a 100-mile radius of Dillon.

More than 20 bands are expected to perform, including three college marching bands. More than 4,000 participants and spectators are expected.

Tickets are available at EventBrite or at Dillon High School.

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