Rose Parade Preview by Lassiter Band
A send-off concert featuring music from the upcoming Tournament of Roses takes place Thursday in the gym.
The Lassiter High School marching band will have a Tournament of Roses Parade send-off concert Thursday in the school gymnasium.
The concert, which starts at 7:30 p.m., will feature music the band will play in the New Year's Day parade on the streets of Pasadena, Calif.
The band also will perform music from its 2012 halftime show, "The Music of Ron Nelson."
The concert is open to the public and is free of charge. Lassiter is located at 2601 Shallowford Road, just north of Sandy Plains Road.
The Lassiter Band will be making its fourth trip to the Tournament of Roses Parade, following appearances in 1988, 2001 and 2005.
Over the years Lassiter bands also have marched multiple times in the Orange Bowl Parade and the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade and won numerous marching band competitions and honors.