Marching Band

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Click Here to Meet our Marching Director, Marita Begley!


2017 Is Just Heating Up!

The band that Gothamist called “the ever-entertaining Lesbian & Gay Big Apple Corps” is once again gearing up to perform all over New York City and the Northeast! Whether you’re performing, supporting, or just can’t wait to see us, here’s where you can find us (so far) in 2017!

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Performances
  • Saturday, January 21: Women’s March on NYC
  • Wednesday, January 25: Half-time Show at the Nets vs. Miami Heat
  • Saturday, April 22: Columbia Visual Arts MFA Thesis Opening
  • Saturday, May 20: New Hope Celebrates Pride Parade (New Hope, PA)
  • Sunday, June 4: Queens Pride Parade (Queens, NYC)
  • Saturday, June 10: Capital Pride Parade (Washington, DC)
  • Sunday, June 11: National Pride March (Washington, DC)
  • Saturday, June 17: Rhode Island Pride Parade (Providence, RI)
  • Saturday, June 24: Dyke March (NYC)
  • Sunday, June 25: New York City Pride Parade
  • Tuesday, July 4: Montclair 4th of July Parade (Montclair, NJ)
  • Sunday, September 17: LGBT Center Block Party (NYC)
  • Sunday, October 29: Washington Market Children’s Halloween Parade (NYC)
  • Tuesday, October 31: Greenwich Village Halloween Parade (NYC)
  • Sunday, November 5: New York City Marathon
  • Saturday, November 11: Veterans Day Parade (NYC)
  • Saturday, December 9: Holiday in the Square (NYC)

Color Guard Indoor Rehearsals

Held in Wadleigh School for the Performing Visual Arts; 215 W. 114th St., bet. Frederick Douglass and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvds.

  • Every Thursday from Feb. 16-April 27, 7:00-9:30 PM (except March 2 and April 13)
Pre-Pride Indoor Rehearsals

Held at St. Paul the Apostle’s Parish Center, Room 201-202; 405 W. 59th St., bet. 9th and 10th Aves., unless otherwise noted

  • Reading Session: Thurs. Feb. 2, 7:00-10:00 PM
  • Town Hall: Thurs. March 2, 7:00-10:00 PM
  • Percussion Sectional: Thurs. March 9, 7:00-10:00 PM
  • Woodwind Sectional: Thurs. March 16, 7:00-10:00 PM
  • Brass Sectional: Thurs. March 23, 7:00-10:00 PM
  • Percussion Sectional: Thurs. March 30, 7:00-10:00 PM
  • Welcome Wagon Party*: Thurs. April 13, 7:00-10:00 PM
  • Full-Band Music Rehearsal**: Thurs. April 20, 7:00-10:00 PM
  • Full-Band Music Rehearsal: Thurs. April 27, 7:00-10:00 PM

*Held at Chelsea Studios, 6th Floor; 151 W 26th St.
**Held at McAlpin Hall at West Park Presbyterian Church; 165 West 86th Street, between Amsterdam and Columbus

Outdoor Rehearsals

Held in Foley Square, Lower Manhattan

  • Thurs. May 4, 11, 18, 7:00-9:00 PM
  • Thurs. June 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29, 7:00-9:30 PM
  • Thurs. July 27, 7:00-9:30 PM
  • Thurs. August 17, 7:00-9:30 PM
  • Thurs. September 14, 7:00-9:30 PM
Post-Pride Indoor Rehearsals
  • Thurs. October 26, 7:00-9:30 PM
  • Thurs. November 9, 7:00-9:30 PM
  • Thurs. December 7, 7:00-9:30 PM
  • *This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.


    Video Gallery

    Click here to see videos of some of our performances! Check out our YouTube channel for even more!