The quick-stepping Kentucky State University’s Mighty Marching Thorobreds (MMT) needs your fast fingers. As we are in the midst of the election season, you can exercise your right to vote for our University’s band to be invited to perform at the 2017 Honda Battle of the Bands Invitational Showcase in Atlanta.

Eight bands are chosen to advance to the showcase. The showcase features musical performances from these eight HBCU marching bands.

Voting is easy; go to and log in or sign up. Click Kentucky State University and cast your vote. All voters are allowed six votes a day per registered email, so vote early and often.

The Honda Battle of the Bands was created to celebrate, support and recognize the excellence of Black college marching bands and the unique academic experience offered by Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).  Honda annually awards approximately $200,000 in grants to participating marching bands during the program period.