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Coastal Carolina University marching band invited to play at London New Year’s Day Parade

The Chanticleer Regiment, CCU's marching band, was invited to play at the 2022-23 London New...
The Chanticleer Regiment, CCU's marching band, was invited to play at the 2022-23 London New Year's Day Parade. Several university and London city officials made the announcement Saturday.(Coastal Carolina University Edwards College of Humanities & Fine Arts / Facebook)
Published: Nov. 21, 2021 at 10:44 AM EST|Updated: Nov. 21, 2021 at 11:01 AM EST
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CONWAY, S.C. (WMBF) - It’ll be London calling next year for one group of Chanticleers!

The Chanticleer Regiment, Coastal Carolina University’s marching band, was formally invited Saturday to play in next year’s London New Year’s Day Parade.

The invite was presented by university officials from the Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts, as well as CCU president Dr. Michael Benson.

London New Year’s Day Parade founder Bob Bone and Steve Summers, chairman of the London Mayor’s Association, also made the trip from the U.K. to extend the invitation.

Happy game day! During this morning’s tailgate, the Chanticleer Regiment received the surprise of a lifetime! They...

Posted by Coastal Carolina University Edwards College of Humanities & Fine Arts on Saturday, November 20, 2021

The band is currently accepting donations to help with the overseas trip. Click here for more information.

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