Wildcat Marching Band

Entertaining thousands of fans with our spirited, high- energy performances, the Wildcat Marching Band enjoys a national reputation as one of the finest collegiate marching bands in the country. The Wildcat Marching Band provides a pep band for every away game in the Southeastern Conference and travels with the full band to one away game each year. In addition, the Wildcat Marching Band has participated in numerous post-season bowl games, BOA Regional Championships, a Presidential Inauguration, a World Series, and the 2008 Ryder Cup. The basketball pep band was recently a part of the 2011 NCAA Final Four and the 2012 NCAA Basketball tournament where UK won their 8th National Championship. 

Marching Band (MUC 190) is a one credit hour class that rehearses Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 5:00-7:00PM. No extra sectionals or rehearsals are scheduled and students who participate in the WMB enjoy some of the highest GPA’s on campus. In addition, the Wildcat Marching Band represents nearly every academic major on campus and is the largest student organization at the University of Kentucky.