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The Kearney High School band programs, along with support from the Kearney Band Parents Association, are happy to host and participate in numerous competitions and festivals throughout the year. This will include local, district, regional, and NSBA events.

Please find more information about these events through the following pages.

2024 – Germany & Czechia

On November 14, the Kearney Public School Board approved our plans for the 2024 Band Trip. As a result, we can let you know that we are planning to go to: Germany and Czechia The target dates for the 2024 trip, for students of the 2023-24 school year, will be a departure on May 28…

NSBA West Festival – October 22, 2022

Welcome The Nebraska State Bandmasters Association, Kearney Band Parents Association, and the Kearney High School Bands welcome you all for this year’s State Marching Festival! The City of Kearney is a great community with plenty of opportunities to help you enjoy your time with us. Quick Links Parking Bands Schedule Pit Crew Olympics Travel Information…

Dallas Brass – Joint Concert

After spending the afternoon with the Kearney High Band, the Dallas Brass will perform a joint concert with the KHS Band Thursday, September 15, at 7:00 pm in the KHS CHaT. Tickets are $10 per person. This is going to be a FANTASTIC concert, you won’t want to miss it! Founded in Dallas, TX in…

Bearcat Marching Festival – 2022

The Kearney Band Parents Association and Kearney High School Bands welcome you all for this year’s Bearcat Marching Festival! The City of Kearney is a great community with plenty of opportunities to help you enjoy your time with us. Travel Information Kearney High School is located at 702 W. 11th St., Kearney, NE 68845. From the north or…

Big Band Dance 2022

Come and support the KHS jazz program while having a great time in the process! The KHS Big Band Dance will feature the KHS Jazz Lab Band and the award winning KHS Jazz Ensemble as well as the local professional band, the Flatwater Jazz Orchestra.  The theme for the dance this year is the Blues…

2022 NSBA State Concert Band Festival – April 6

Welcome to Kearney High School! The Kearney High School Band Parents warmly welcome you to Kearney High School! We are thrilled to be hosting this important event and trust that you will have a good experience. We will do our best to make your day go smoothly. We know all of the time and hard…

2022 NSBA State Jazz Band Contest – April 8-9

Welcome to Kearney High School! The Kearney High School Band Parents warmly welcome you to Kearney High School! We are thrilled to be hosting this important event and trust that you will have a good experience. We will do our best to make your day go smoothly. We know all of the time and hard…

NSBA West Festival – 2021

The Nebraska State Bandmasters Association, Kearney Band Parents Association, and the Kearney High School Bands welcome you all for this year’s State Marching Festival! The City of Kearney is a great community with plenty of opportunities to help you enjoy your time with us. Travel Information Kearney High School is located at 702 W. 11th St., Kearney, NE 68845.…

2022 – Nashville, TN

The Kearney High School Music Department is excited to announce the destination for the 2022 Band Trip as Nashville, TN. The trip will be planned and coordinated through Bob Rogers Travel for May 25 through May 29, 2022.