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Crawfordsville, Southmont and N. Montgomery competing in Indiana State Fair band finals

The Top 16 bands performing at the 2022 Indiana State Fair Band Day, presented by Music Travel Consultants and Paige’s Music, have been announced. On Friday 39 total high school bands from around Indiana competed at the Indiana State Fair for the 75th annual event. Band Day finals started Friday at 8 p.m. where the Sweet 16 competed for the prestigious first place trophy and the honor of being crowned “Indiana’s Best Band.”

The 2022 Indiana State Fair Band Day Sweet 16:

Crawfordsville, North Montgomery & Southmont High Schools

Richmond High School

West Lafayette Jr./Sr. High School

Monroe Central Jr/Sr. High School

Northeastern High School

Greensburg Comm., North Decatur Jr./Sr. High Schools

Frankton Jr./Sr. & Lapel High School

Marion High School

Winchester Community High School

Centerville High School

Muncie Central High School 

Anderson High School

Kokomo High School

Yorktown High School

Jay County High School

Lebanon High School


The competition will end at approximately 11 p.m. and the award ceremony will take place immediately following the competition. 





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