Century Celebration

100 years strong. Did you know the UB Marching Band was formed shortly after World War I in 1920?  Now Bulls fans celebrate one of the longest-standing traditions at UB — and arguably one of the best marching bands on the East Coast. Join us as we honor our history and work to secure this source of campus pride for the next century and beyond.

Thunder of the East Marching Band logo.

Former Leaders & Alumns Share Their Memories

Behind the Baton

Sharing memories of the music and more. Former band directors Frank Cipolla, Mark Flynn and current director Jim Mauck reflect on the past and present of the UB Marching Band.

So The Music Never Stops

Tom O’Connor, BS ’75, and other like-minded donors “banded together” to create the Marching Band Endowment Fund.

Photo Gallery - 100 Years of Spirit

Take a walk down memory lane. See where the UB Marching Band started, where it is now and view pictures from the Century Celebration.

Featured Performances

The Thunder of the East has been entertaining crowds at UB Stadium for many years. Check out some favorite performances!

Contact Us!

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University at Buffalo
142 Student Union, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260

Phone: (716) 645-8510