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Southern University Marching band to perform at 131st annual Rose Parade

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Posted at 6:11 AM, Jan 01, 2020

Fans of Southern University Marching Band will have a chance to see the ensemble perform today in the 131st annual Rose Parade.

275 band members are expected to take to the streets of Pasadena, California for the televised parade which features floats decorated with flowers and other organic materials.

According to Director of Bands Kedric Taylor, the band's last appearance at the Tournament of Roses Parade was in 1980.

Watch a performance from the band below:

The parade is held each year on New Year's Day before the Rose Bowl.

Viewers can catch the parade at 10:00 am CST on a handful of channels including ABC, NBC, the Hallmark Channel and Univision.

The band is number 67 in the parade lineup.

The band also made several appearances before their big day on Wednesday.

On Sunday, the Human Jukebox performed at the First A.M.E. Church in Los Angeles before taking the court for halftime at the Lakers game. The band shared that the performance at the game not only marked the first for any historically black college or university band, but any marching band.

On Monday, the band continued its Rose Parade schedule with a performance at the 40th annual Rose Parade Band Fest.

See that video below.