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MSU formation Pregame in Spartan Stadium


There is nothing quite like Gameday at Michigan State University! For the Spartan Marching Band, Gameday is our job. To follow the SMB through our game day traditions, please reference the chart below. As each game day can be different, use this more as a guide based on kickoff times. For more up-to-date information, follow us on Facebook or Twitter. For more general information on game day at MSU, please use the button below. 

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Game Day Map

Spartan Marching Band Game day Map

Example Game Day Schedule

*Based on a noon kickoff

7:00 am (5 hours before kickoff)
(5 hours before kickoff) Morning Band rehearsal at the corner of Shaw and chestnut lane. Bleachers are available for spectators.
Munn Field
7:00 am (5 hours before kickoff)
(5 hours before kickoff) Parking locations are open at 7 a.m. for noon and 1 p.m. kickoffs, 9 a.m. for 3:30 p.m. kickoffs, 1 p.m. for Saturday evening kickoffs and 3:30 p.m. for Friday evening kickoffs
10:00 am (2 hours before kickoff)
(2 hours before kickoff) Drumline performs in front of Student Book Store (SBS)
Student Book Store
10:30 am (1.5 hours before kickoff)
(1.5 hours before kickoff) Band warm-up at Adams Field
Adams Field
11:00 am (1 hours before kickoff)
(1 hour before kickoff) Band marches from Adams Field to Spartan Statue, then up Red Cedar Road to the stadium
Adams Field
11:40 am (20 minutes before kickoff)
(20 minutes before kickoff) Band enters the field for pregame
Spartan Stadium
12:00 pm
Spartan Stadium
3:30 pm after game
(After game) Postgame Show
Spartan Stadium
4:00 pm after Postgame
(After Postgame)The band marches along Red Cedar Road, then up Chestnut to the north side of Dem Hall. Band is dismissed.
Demonstration Hall

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