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University of Wisconsin Varsity Band

The University of Wisconsin Varsity Band will perform at the Hillsboro High School gym Sunday, April 15.

The University of Wisconsin Varsity Band is coming to Hillsboro Sunday, April 15. The two-hour show at the Hillsboro High School gym will begin at 1 p.m. and include a 15-minute intermission.

Advanced ticket sales are $10 for adults and $5 for children 18 and younger. Prices at the door are $15 for adults and $10 for children. Tickets are available at the following locations: Hillsboro High School office; Farmers State Bank in Hillsboro, Wonewoc, La Farge, Readstown and Union Center; Royal Bank in Hillsboro, New Lisbon and Elroy; Peterson Pharmacy in Hillsboro; and County Market in Hillsboro.

The UW Varsity Band, comprised of more than 100 students, has performed its famous post-game “Fifth Quarter” in all corners of the United States, from Tampa to New York to Seattle to the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. In Minnesota and Las Vegas, it was even performed in the dark. Win or lose, thousands of fans stay after to celebrate with the band making the Fifth Quarter the Wisconsin Band’s most beloved tradition.

“This is an awesome opportunity for Hillsboro and the surrounding communities to see and hear the best college marching band in the nation,” said Carl Baller, president of the Hillsboro Lions Club, sponsor of the event.

The UW Band Store will be present to sell band merchandise and memorabilia, and the Hillsboro Music Coalition will have refreshments available. For further information, call 608 547-8042.


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