It’s the song that "shakes the Southland." It’s the song that shakes Death Valley as members of an orange sea triumphantly thrust their fists in the air while spelling out “Clemson.” It’s “Tiger Rag.” The 2017 football season marks the 75th anniversary of the use of the tune as the official Clemson fight song.
Shakin' the Southland: Growing up, this Tiger was told that he would never make a living from his music. Today, he does just that.
Mindy and Megan Earnest are fraternal twins who could easily pass for identical. Both are engineering majors in the Calhoun Honors College and active in Tiger Band. It’s easy to see how people get them confused — just ask some of the people who have mistakenly had a conversation with one sister expecting her to […]
Playing in Tiger Band is Jeannie Brown's life-long dream, and there was no way she was going to let her age — she’s 41 — or her job — she’s a full-time RN — get in the way.
After four years as a Tiger Dancer, Clemson senior Caroline Anderson has the inside scoop on all things Tiger Band, including Clemson’s legendary Tiger Band Camp. We asked Caroline – a seasoned blogger – to share with us the ins-and-outs, ups-and-downs of the band’s opening moves as they roar onto the field. Caroline is majoring […]
The Clemson University Tiger Band helps add to the excitement of football weekends with the Tiger Band Kidz Klub and 90 Minutes Before Kickoff.
The band that shakes the Southland has a backup group like no other. The Clemson University Tiger Band Association (CUTBA), comprised of former and current band members, supports the student musicians academically and in extracurricular ways. Once again the group has made its annual gift to the Clemson University Tiger Band Association Scholarship Award Program, this time with a $24,000 check to the endowment. The endowment gift is part of Clemson’s The Will to Lead capital campaign to raise $1 billion to support Clemson students and faculty with scholarships, professorships, facilities, technology and enhanced opportunities for learning and research.
Clemson University freshmen formed a giant human tiger paw in Death Valley to mark the beginning of the 123rd academic year.
Tiger cubs once again will have the chance to get an up-close look at the talents and instruments of Clemson's Tiger Band and football fans will be able to hear more music before each home game this season.
Join the Clemson University Drumline, Steel Band and Percussion Ensemble for an evening of rhythm and high energy at the CU Percussion Extravaganza at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts.
Homecoming at Clemson is about honoring tradition, and this year, former members of the Clemson University Tiger Band will return to Death Valley to “shake the southland” once more during the homecoming game against Maryland on Nov. 10. Entitled “300 for 30” in celebration of the 30th anniversary of alumni band, this year’s event will bring together 382 former band members representing 21 states and 51 graduating classes, rendering the largest attendance in alumni band history.
By Sallie McKenzie Performing Arts Ordering 85 or more pizzas each time she calls makes Sonja Massey one of Papa John’s favorite customers. As the administrative assistant for Clemson University Bands, placing food orders of such a large quantity has become rather standard; however, feeding hungry band students is not the only item on Massey’s […]
With a passion to learn what made people tick, Shavonne N. Brown put her all into Clemson. She served in student government, the minority council, Tiger Band, and social and service sororities. To Brown, her generosity since graduation is merely mimicking that of University founder, Thomas Green Clemson.