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We are grateful for the support of our fans, alumni and families. Check back here weekly for our show information and gameday schedule, “Behind the Uniform” student spotlight segments, and information on purchasing Carolina Band apparel and photos.


Thursday, December 29, 1:00 p.m. CST

USC vs. South Florida - Legion Field, Birmingham, Alabama

The Carolina Band is thrilled to accompany the Gamecocks to the Birmingham Bowl in Birmingham, AL! We arrive in Birmingham on Tuesday, December 27 to prepare for the game and all associated events. Our halftime show is titled, “Piano Men,” and includes music of legendary piano rockers Billy Joel, Jerry Lee Lewis, Sir Elton John and Sir Paul McCartney. We hope to see you in Birmingham!

Carolina Band Birmingham Bowl Public Schedule

Wednesday, December 28
12:30–3:30 p.m. - Open rehearsal at Samford University Stadium
5:30–6:00 p.m. - USC Pep Rally at Uptown Birmingham Street Fest

Thursday, December 29
8:00–9:00 a.m. - Open rehearsal at Samford University Stadium
12:30 p.m. - Pregame Performance at Historic Legion Field
1:00 p.m. Kickoff - GO GAMECOCKS! (ESPN Television)

Behind the Uniform Student Spotlights

Robyn Moraney

Robyn Moraney

Robyn Moraney, junior biology major, spent her summer researching neurodegenerative diseases through the South Carolina Allegiance for Minorities Participation (SC-AMP). Requiring an approximate total of 500 hours in labs, the research eventually lead to her discovering a pattern between the degeneration of cells’ mitochondria and a variety of neurological diseases, particularly disorders that affect motor function. The job involved a large amount of lab work alongside a university professor in USC’s pharmacy department. Coming in at 9:00 a.m. and leaving at 6:00 p.m. five days a week, Robyn spent her time assessing the neurological effects of damage to DNA strands and mitochondria, finding that even a small amount of damage to a small percentage of mitochondria can actually cause a lot of problems with motor function. However tedious the lab work got, Robyn hopes to attend medical school to become a neurosurgeon following graduation, so says she’s glad she had the experience. Despite the heavy and challenging time commitment, she says “It’s interesting to see that the work I’m doing now could potentially save someone’s life later down the road.”


Carolina Band Apparel

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Carolina Band Photos

After each home game, band photos will be available online (coming soon). Check back here after the game!