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December 7, 2008: Lanett City Schools Ground Breaking Battle Of The Bands at Lanett High’s Morgan-Washburn Stadium

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Lanett, AL — A new National Christian Magazine known as Favor Magazine collaborates with The Lanett City Schools System to bring Lanett High School it’s first Battle Of The Bands competition on December 7th, 2008.  The event is set to begin at 3:00 PM EST until 7:00 PM EST and will feature Tuskegee University’s Marching Pipers BandIf you’ve never seen an HBCU marching band then you’re in for a treat. These talented student performers put heart and soul into mind blowing visual displays while creating amazing music in front of  sweltering, awestruck crowds.  The performance by Tuskegee’s Marching Piper’s promises to add a collegiate touch to this competition of the areas most talented High School Bands.  Some of the High School Bands to hit the field on December 7th are Lanett, Lafayette, Booker T. Washington, Selma and Kendrick  just to name a few.“This event is very unique in posture” said Denise Mosley, Favor Magazine’s Editor in Chief, “because it brings together some of the most talented bands in the area as far reaching as Columbus and hopefully Montgomery and Atlanta as well.”  We are offering so much more than a typical Battle Of The Bands would offer not only are we  making this competition  appealing to the bands but also to the community by not just offering an occasion of fun in the community (which is so needed amidst the stressful times we have found ourselves in today- with the failing economy and all), but by also gifting one child in the community with what we are calling our Technology Packet at the conclusion of the event.”  “This Technology Packet will include a Computer, Printer, TV and an I-Pod.” 
This Competition is being Co-sponsored by WRBL News Channel 3 of Columbus, GA.  TV 3 will be giving away one hundred tickets to the event and an anchor from News 3 will Emcee along with other Favor Magazine supporters.  NFL’s Marcus Pollard will take the field to bring Lanett’s Band onto the field in Grand Style.

Tickets for the event are available now.  You can either go online to purchase tickets at or by calling 706-518-1298. Advanced Tickets are $8.00 for Children and $10.00 for adults and $10 for children, $12.00 for adults at the door.  By purchasing a Child’s ticket automatically qualifies your child to be entered into the drawing for the Technology Give Away.

Much appreciation and gratitude is already due to Pilgrim Baptist Church for continued support of this event, Superintendent Johnson and Lanett City Schools, Ben Brown; Band Director of Lanett High, NFL’s Marcus Pollard of O.H. Ministries,  Mayor Crawley and other City Officials,  Native Bridgette Wilson for behind the scenes tireless efforts to rally the community around this event, Taressa Thompson for invaluable event planning expertise and  Ms. Shekenya Calhoun of Calhoun Enterprises; Montgomery AL for on hand immeasurable consultation in preparation for Lanett’s “first” Battle Of The Bands!


Denise Mosley 706-518-1298 or


Written by peoplesvoiceweekly

October 31, 2008 at 9:47 pm

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