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Accredited members of the news media may submit a credential request to join us for the 2025 Honda Battle of the Bands, which will take place on February 1, 2025 at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California. Learn more about this epic event and Honda's long-standing support of HBCUs.

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Honda Battle of the Bands to Make Los Angeles Debut in First-Ever West Coast Invitational Showcase

Honda Battle of the Bands (HBOB), the nation’s premier showcase for Historically Black College and University (HBCU) marching bands, will bring its high energy and sound to SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California on Saturday, February 1, 2025.

Grammy Award®-Winning Hip Hop Artist 2 Chainz to Headline 2023 Honda Battle of the Bands Halftime Show

2 Chainz joins celebrity talent lineup including Rickey Smiley and Loni Love.

Six HBCU Marching Bands Selected to Perform in 2023 Honda Battle of the Bands

The votes are in and six marching bands have been selected to perform at the 2023 Honda Battle of the Bands (HBOB), the nation’s premier showcase for Historically Black College and University (HBCU) marching bands and dance teams.

Honda and HBCU Community Celebrate Return of Honda Battle of the Bands with Live Showcase Event

2023 event to be held on campus of Alabama State University in Montgomery, Alabama.

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