HBCU All-Star Battle of the Bands is excited to team up with Allstate, a digital protection solutions company that empowers customers to achieve their hopes and dreams. HBCU All-Star Battle of the Bands is the largest Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) marching band and dance team exhibition in the world and will showcase two dynamic high schools and six HBCU marching bands at the Mercedes Benz Stadium on Feb. 4, 2023.
Allstate continues its legacy supporting HBCUs and empowering future Black leaders by partnering with the HBCU All-Star Battle of the Bands to provide students with opportunities to develop both as musicians and future leaders.
“It’s energizing to see another organization, like Allstate, act on its commitments to not only empower students but also provide opportunities to pursue their hopes and dreams…These are some of the most talented, passionate student musicians in the world, and we are ready for them to take center stage and shine.”Tom Grabowski, founder of HBCU All-Star Battle of the Bands
“Inclusive Diversity & Equity is a core value at Allstate, and it’s brought to life by our purpose-driven employees. IDE is a tenant of our ESG strategy, and we are committed to building an employee population that mirrors the diversity of the customers and communities we serve…For more than a century, HBCUs have produced top talent, and we appreciate the opportunity to elevate Black student voices in partnership with the All-Star Battle of the Bands.”Eloiza Domingo, vice president and chief inclusive diversity & equity officer, HR at Allstate
For opportunities beyond the field, the HBCU All-Star Battle of the Bands will also host a college fair, a community-centered event that will take place at the College Football Hall of Fame. Forty-five different HBCUs from around the country will waive student application fees, accept applications on-site, and even offer opportunities for scholarships. High school students and recent graduates are invited to attend the college fair, averaging 7,000 attendees in past years, prior to the band performances from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Active members of the community, Rashan Ali, actor and TV personality, and KD Bowe, legendary radio broadcaster, are proud to host this year’s HBCU All-Star Battle of the bands by bringing the hype and providing fans with an experience they’ll never forget. Tickets start at $38 each, and individual and group tickets can be purchased now on Ticketmaster.
About HBCU All-Star Battle of the Bands
The HBCU All-Star Battle of the Bands is the original and largest Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) marching band and dance team showcase in the world. The annual event welcomes 60,000 attendees in Atlanta, Ga., each year. Festivities also include the college fair, bringing thousands of attendees who can learn about more than 45 HBCUs and their academic and band programs.
Source: PR Web