Carmel Bands, Carmel, Indiana

Taste of the Trucks – September 26th 5-8pm





Carmel, IN – Many of Indy’s favorite food trucks will be coming to Carmel on Friday, October 14 from 5-8pm, as part of the Carmel High School Marching Band’s annual Community Night. The event will be held at the CHS Football Stadium on 136th Street in the west parking lot, and will include family-friendly activities including a bounce house, games, and annual Cow Chip Bingo contest. There will also be a performance by the award-winning Carmel Marching Greyhounds at 8pm.

“Foodie” favorites like West Coast Tacos, NYSlice, Scratch, Hoosier Fat Daddy, Neighborhood Pizza, Mable on the Move, and Fat Sammies will be participating in the Taste of the Trucks Carmel. Proceeds will benefit the CHS Marching Greyhounds trip to the 2011 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Entry to the Taste of the Trucks area will be $5.00 per person at the event, with kids 12 and under admitted for free.

“Community Night is a season highlight for the Marching Band kids,” said Richard Saucedo, Director of the Carmel Marching Greyhounds. “It is their first opportunity to perform the full competition program for their families, friends and neighbors. The kids always pull out all the stops for this night, and they never disappoint.”

The Carmel High School Marching Greyhounds were ISSMA State Champions in 1991, 2001, and 2002. In Bands of America Competitions throughout the years, the Marching Greyhounds have won numerous awards, including: BOA National Class AAA Champion in 2001; National Finalist every year since 1996; 2005 BOA National Champion; and Regional Champion at Toledo, St. Louis, Oxford, Indianapolis, Atlanta, Louisville, and Kettering, Ohio Regional Competitions.

The Carmel High School Marching Greyhounds were invited to perform in the 2004 London New Year’s Parade in London, England. In 2007, the Carmel Marching Band was invited to play on the USS Missouri with Hawaii’s Royal Band.

Please contact Jennifer Riley Simone at or 860-670-6595 for more information.


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