Band of the Fighting Irish

Band of the Fighting Irish

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America's oldest University Marching Band featuring cymbalsit Ben Ramsizzle... The band delvs into many walks of music. From Bon Jovi to Bach... Britney to Bethoven, the ND Band will fill your 80,000 people venue with song, dance, and Irish cheer

Biography

The Band of the Fighting Irish is in its 159th year and 117th Football Season. Since its advent, the Band has performed at every Notre Dame Home Football game selling every seat in the 82,000 people venue. Each show is sure to be more unique from the last. The Band packs the musicianship of Berklee with the dance moves of Michael Jackson. Director Ken Dye is moved by pop, classical, oldies, hip hop, rock, the greatest fight song ever, and most importantly, 80s. The unique addition of the Notre Dame drumline brings clarity and pop to the cheers of 10,000 students. The Band of the Fighting Irish sets the bar for marching bands across the world with their unique style and astounding tradition.

Lyrics

Notre Dame Victory March

Written By: Shea Brothers

Rally sons of Notre Dame,
Sing her glory, and sound her fame
Raise her Gold and Blue,
And cheer with voices true,
Rah! Rah! For Notre Dame.

We will fight in every game
Strong of heart and true to her name.
We will ne'er forget her
And we'll cheer her ever,
Loyal to Notre Dame.

Chorus:
Cheer, cheer for Old Notre Dame
Wake up the echoes cheering her name,
Send the volley cheer on high,
Shake down the thunder from the sky,
What though the odds be great or small
Old Notre Dame will win over all,
While her loyal sons are marching
Onward to Victory.

Ba Ba Beer Cadences

Written By: NDDL

"Talking Hands"
Ba ba ba beer
Ba ba ba beer
Ba ba ba beer beer
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Beer Beer bum bum ba
Beer Beer bum ba
Beer
Beer
Beer

Go Irish Go!

"Rock"
Beer
ba beer beer
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Bada beeerda bum bum

Beer
ba beer bum

Kik kik Ya
oh ya, oh ya

Bada beer beer bum
(woooo-premature by our premature fans)

Bum bum dada beer da bum bum

silence by cymbals

snare-

beer beer beer beer beer beer beer beer beer beer beer beer beer beer beer beer

i give up

Discography

Return to Glory
The Gold Album feat. single 98 Problems
Under the Table and Drumming

Set List

Take on Me
You Can Call Me Ben
Livin' on a Prayer
Bohemian Rhapsody
Rhapsody in Blue
Hey Ya
The Notre Dame Victory March (fan favorite)
Crazy in Love
American Pie
I Believe in a Thing Called Love
I Don't Wanna Be a Playa' No Mo'