|Amador Valley High's band to march in London parade tomorrow
Around Town, posted by Editor, Pleasanton Weekly Online, on Dec 31, 2008 at 8:38 am
Amador Valley High School's marching band and Colorguard are in London, where they will join hundreds of other participants in that city's festive, annual New Year's Day parade.
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Posted by maddiemarie, a resident of the Another Pleasanton neighborhood neighborhood, on Dec 31, 2008 at 8:38 am
AWESOME! How very exciting for them and what a trip to enjoy! We've watched both schools' bands over the years and they are definitely top notch!
Posted by Marilyn, a resident of the Del Prado neighborhood, on Dec 31, 2008 at 9:02 am
Thanks PW! If you want to watch:
Online, see Channel 21 Live at Web Link. This website in Lincoln, Nebraske is streaming live at 4 am PST on January 1.
Those with satellite can try KCBS/KCAL in LOS ANGELES.
Unfortunately, no bay area local stations have elected to broadcast the FREE feed from London. Anyone have some pull? Here are the coordinates/information on the feed.
SATELLITE: Galaxy 17
Date: 1 Jan 2009
Technical Satellite Receive Information:
G-17 19K* Digital Only Slot A
Orb Loc: 91' W;
U/L: 14366.5Mhz Vertical;
D/L: 12066.5Mhz Horizontal;
Allocated Bandwidth: 9 Mhz
If you succeed at getting a local station to broadcast, please let me know via these comments. Thank you!
Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore, on Dec 31, 2008 at 11:23 am
Something for the ARTS! HOORAY!
HAVE FUN FUN FUN FUN FUN.....GO GO GO DUDES & DUDETTTTTTTES! HOORAY!
UNFORTUNATELY, I WILL NOT HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO WATCH AND CHEER YOU ON...I ARRIVE IN MID-JANUARY...TOO LATE...GO FOR IT!
I'LL NOTIFY A FEW COUSINS IN LONDON TO CHEER YOU ON!!!
Posted by Randy, a resident of the Mission Park neighborhood, on Dec 31, 2008 at 6:58 pm
Go Dons! What a thrill for the kids.
Hey someone call Roberta Gonzales!!!!!!
Posted by John 'K', a resident of the Another Pleasanton neighborhood neighborhood, on Jan 2, 2009 at 12:32 pm
There's a YouTube video that catches them at the start of the parade route. Check out Web Link - they appear 5 minutes and 55 seconds in.
Posted by Bandalum, a resident of the Pleasanton Heights neighborhood, on Jan 5, 2009 at 11:26 am
There is a second video on you-tube that really shows the drum line ROCKING the parade - Great Job Kids! Go Dons!
Posted by John Williams, a resident of the Birdland neighborhood, on Jan 6, 2009 at 5:31 pm
The Dons were awesome as usual.