• Shockwave of the South Marching Band

    The marching band is a fun, energetic, competitive traveling performance ensemble that consist of students with various levels of musicianship, and is available to 9th - 12th grade students (8th graders may participate based on their band director's approval). Reherasals are held Monday - Thursday afterschool from 3:20 - 6:30. The first 45 minutes of practice is allotted for students to complete homework, projects, and study class notes. Students will learn proper marching band techniques, breathing, marching fundamentals, posture and marching band culture. Various pieces are performed; Hip-Hop, Pop, R&B, Reggae, etc.


    All home football games, various away football games, community parades, university homecoming parades, battle of the band competitions, and gym battles. It is MANDATORY for members to be present at ALL scheduled performances. 


  • Performances/Events Attended

    Queen City Battle of the Bands - Charlotte, NC

    HBCU for the Culture Battle of the Bands - Charlotte, NC

    North Carolina A&T State University Musical Blowout - Greensboro, NC


    Performance History 

    North Carolina A&T State University Homecoming Parade - Greensboro, NC

    Benedict College Homecoming Parade - Columbia, SC

    South Carolina State University Homecoming Parade - Orangeburg, SC

    Fayetteville State University Homecoming Parade - Fayetteville, NC

    Lamar Gym Battle - Lamar, SC

    ESPN Halftime is Gametime - Columbia, SC

    Darlington Battle of the Bands - Darlington, SC

    Keenan Battle of the Bands - Columbia, SC

    E. E. Smith Battle of the Bands - Fayetteville, NC

    Dillon Battle of the Bands - Dillon, SC

    Martin Luther King Parade - Charleston, SC

    Mullins Christmas Parade - Mullins, SC

    Golden Leaf Festival - Mullins, SC