COVID-19 Procedure:

If you have a performance request, please e-mail Dr. Marc Sosnowchik directly at msosnowchik@usf.edu.

Event requests will be negotiated with the Director of Athletic Bands and include a donation to the Herd of Thunder Athletic Bands, compensation for student performers, and transportation to the event if further than ten miles from the USF-Tampa campus or if parking at the event space is difficult.


“Horns Up” Ceremonial Band (formerly known as the USF Show Band) is an auditioned performance group comprised of 30 of the top members of the Herd of Thunder Marching Band. Horns Up accepts up to 10 performances each semester for the fall and spring (Sep-Dec and Jan-Apr) respectively, but is not typically available for hire during the summer months (May-Aug). Please use the form below to request the Herd of Thunder – Horns Up band to perform at your next event!

PERFORMANCE REQUEST