Experience the Ultimate Battle of the Bands at Sound Check Fest 2024

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“Sound Check Fest 2024: Uniting Communities Through Music and Education”

Davie, Florida Apr 15, 2024 (Issuewire.com) – The excitement is building as Sound Check Fest 2024 gears up to showcase the vibrant energy and talent of South Florida’s finest marching bands, drumlines, and auxiliaries on Saturday, April 20, 2024 at Rick Case Arena located on the campus of Nova Southeastern University, 3301 College Avenue, Davie, FL 33314. Set to be the ultimate battle of the bands event, Sound Check Fest will feature an impressive lineup that includes bands and drumlines from 16 high schools, 3 middle schools, and 3 historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs).

“Sound Check Fest isn’t just about the music; it’s about fostering inspiration, creating unforgettable moments, and bringing people together through the power of education and community,” expressed Sound Check Fest founder Sheldon McLean. “We’re incredibly excited to share this experience with our network of students, educators, parents, and supporters. We can’t wait to feel the beat of our community, so get ready for the creativity, energy, vibes, and memories that will last a lifetime!”

Sound Check Fest 2024 promises an exhilarating day of entertainment kicking off at 11:00 AM with the YardFest, an outdoor fan fest featuring vendors, food trucks, fun games and activities, music, surprise performances, and more. This high-energy event sets the stage for an unforgettable day that includes Drumline Gym Battles starting at 1:00PM, followed by Marching Band Gym Battles at 2:30PM.

Participating schools include:

  • Blanche Ely High School
  • Dillard High School
  • Fort Lauderdale High School
  • Heritage High School
  • Hollywood Hills High School
  • Inlet Grove High School
  • Mayard Evans High School
  • McArthur High School
  • Miami Norland Senior High School
  • Miramar High School
  • Northeast High School
  • Piper High School
  • Palm Beach Lakes Community High School
  • Suncoast High School
  • Western High School
  • Faith’s Place Center for the Arts
  • Bear Lakes Middle School
  • John F. Kennedy Middle School
  • Howell L Watkins Middles School
  • Florida Memorial University
  • North Carolina A&T University
  • Tuskegee University

In addition to the electrifying performances, Sound Check Fest 2024 will also feature the highly anticipated Student Success Sessions, including an educational session led by Ray “Quasi” Nelson, a distinguished figure in music and entertainment. Drawing from his extensive experience as a drummer, producer, and mentor in the industry, Nelson’s session will provide invaluable insights and practical advice to young musicians and performers. Covering topics such as music theory, performance techniques, and career development, participants will have the opportunity to engage with a seasoned professional, gaining inspiration and knowledge to excel in both their academic and creative pursuits. These interactive workshops and discussions are integral to Sound Check Fest’s commitment to empowering the next generation of leaders in music and beyond.

Tickets for Sound Check Fest 2024 are on sale at www.soundcheckbeheard.com.

For press inquiries or interview requests, please contact Jessica Williams at [email protected] or (954) 560-4812.

To request media credentials, please go to https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfwTVm7ut4yLBRhTs1ENhxMbca5EEpVxRz-ODMz-YS9BhwELA/viewform.

Images from Sound Check Fest 2023: https://ibb.co/album/HNM73Z

About the Sound Check Group Foundation

The Sound Check Group Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that was created to repair the relationship between education and underserved communities. Through their strategic planning, cultural educational programming, event production, and fundraising, they aim to resource classrooms, develop educators, and provide access to inspiring educational experiences that empower students and educators to thrive.

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