On October 16th, 25 high school marching bands will converge on the Brady High School Stadium for the annual UIL Region VII Band Marching Competition.
Again this year, families and friends of local high school band members who may not be able to attend the competition will be able to listen to their band's performance live on the internet.
The entire Band Marching competition will be broadcast live on KNEL radio in Brady at 95.3 FM, and the broadcast will be carried live on the internet through KNEL's website at www.knelradio.com .
KNEL radio has been broadcasting the live performances of bands within its coverage are for several years. With the addition of the internet broadcast of the station's programming, KNEL has expanded coverage of the UIL Band Marching competition to include all 25 schools participating.
The UIL competition will begin at 10:00 a.m. when the first of 14 Class A bands steps on to the field. They'll be followed up by nine Class AA bands, with the competition wrapping up with two Class AA bands. Mason is currently scheduled to perform at 12:40 p.m. on Saturday.
To listen live via the internet, go to the KNEL website at www.knelradio.com , click on "KNEL 95.3 FM- LISTEN LIVE" in the upper right hand corner of the home page. A complete list of the band competition schedule is also available at www.knelradio.com under "Local Events."