Ohio State Marching Band’s Apollo 11 Tribute

Something fun to cleanse the palate.

As a palate cleanser, and because it’s been a rough-and-tumble day in the comment threads, here’s something fun. During Saturday’s game in Columbus against Michigan State, the Ohio State University Marching Band performed a tribute to the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission and Ohio native Neil Armstrong.

Here’s the video:

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  1. Mister Bluster says:

    Fifty years ago! Damn! Seems like it was just last Sunday!

  2. DrDaveT says:

    Man, that’s a ton of work, both designing the routine and learning it. Kudos to the kids.