So what's up with that random Detroit marching band?

If you made it out to the Metro Times Blowout a few things may have happened: You may have drank too much, you may have had permanently damaged your hearing, and you may have witnessed an unscheduled appearance of a marching band -- the Detroit Party Marching Band. Word on the street is this isn't the last time you'll hear from these guys. Maybe we'll see them sometime soon when lots of people are wearing green, perhaps?

Excerpt from the Metro Times Blowout Blog:

So, you may have been hanging out at Small's last night sipping a drink in the bar room waiting for the next band to start, or may have been hugging a wall in the hallway of the Gates of Columbus when, out of nowhere, you see...a marching band?

Not part of the Blowout schedule or planned by the Metro Times in any way, this assemblage of horn blowers, bass drum thumpers, and cymbal crashers crashed Saturday at the Blowout (although respectfully by not entering the actual performance spaces while a scheduled band was playing).

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