The Marching Black Knights show featured the songs “Rhythm is Going To Get You” and “Get On Your Feet” by Gloria Estefan and the Miami Sound Machine; A Night In Tunisia” by Dizzy Gillespie; “Novis” by Santana; and “Oye Como Va” by Tito Puente.
The season began at Weymouth High School on Sept. 21 at the New England Scholastic Band Association
Marching Festival. Ten high school marching
bands from Swansea, Bishop Feehan, Falmouth, Bishop Kendricken, Shepard Hill,
Somerset-Berkley, Weymouth, Oakmont-Overlook, Everett and Stoughton competed in
NESBA's first competition of the 2013 season.
Stoughton Marching Black Knights competed in Division Four, placing first and winning the Best Percussion, Best Visual, Best Music and Best Effect awards. The band also earned the highest score of the entire competition.
On Sept. 28, the SHS Marching Black Knights made their second competitive appearance at the US Bands Marching Festival held at Medway High School.
Thirteen high school bands from three states performed for the enthusiastic crowd. Stoughton competed in the Division IV A class, which features bands with membership between 75 and 100 members.
The SHS Marching
Black Knights placed second behind Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School. The Knights
also earned the Best Music Award and the Best Overall Effect Award in the