The Pride of West Virginia, the Mountaineer Marching Band will be performing in the DC area on October 12. The Pride will be the featured band at the 28th Annual Oakton Classic Invitational, a marching band competition for area and regional high school bands.

According to the Oakton Classic webpage, the Pride is expected to perform at 7:30pm or later

Location: Oakton High School Football Field
               2900 Sutton Road
               Vienna, VA 22181
Time:  1pm 
Admission: $7 adults, $5 children 6-12, age 5 and under free, $5 senior citizens
Parking: limited parking at Oakton High School; please park on Sutton Road or the Vienna Metro parking lot

If you have any questions about this event, please email

The Pride of West Virginia has already traveled to Norman Oklahoma for the Mountaineers’ Big 12 Conference opener against the Oklahoma Sooners and has another local performance scheduled at the West Virginia vs. Maryland football game at M&T Bank Stadium on September 21.

The band has approximately 350 members including color guard and feature twirlers. Private contributions to the Pride Travel Fund have enabled the band to perform around the country. Donations can be made here: