Downers Grove South Marching Mustang Music Bowl: Downers Grove, IL - October 09, 2021

Select a year:

Grand Champion: John Hersey

Links: DGS Recap

Field 1A:

William Howard Taft

Field 2A:

82.950 Lake Park (Music, Visual, GE)

77.700 Naperville Central (Auxiliary)

76.400 Oswego

74.500 Joliet West (Percussion)

72.950 Warren Township

72.750 Minooka Community

72.050 Huntley

65.950 Plainfield Central

Field 3A:

85.200 John Hersey (Music, Visual)

84.500 Lockport Township (GE, Percussion, Auxiliary)

72.300 Romeoville

Contact Information:

Greg Hensel
Festival Website



2021 marks the 18th year of DGS Marching Mustang Music Bowl. Bands compete in three categories (A, AA, AAA) based on band size and the Bands of America scoring system will be utilized. First, second and third place awards will be presented in each class. In addition, the following caption awards will be presented in each class: Outstanding Music Performance, Outstanding Visual Performance, Outstanding General Effect, Outstanding Percussion, Outstanding Auxiliary, Outstanding Drum Major. Returning for 2020 will be a finals competition beginning at 7:00 pm for the top band in each class plus the next 7 highest scores regardless of class. Please register online at

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Festival Address: 1436 Norfolk, Downers Grove, IL 60516

Performance Schedule:

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Class 1A
3:00 PM: William Howard Taft

Class 2A
3:15 PM: Naperville Central
3:30 PM: Plainfield Central
3:45 PM: Warren Township
4:00 PM: Minooka Community

4:15 PM: Break

Class 2A
4:45 PM: Lake Park
5:00 PM: Joliet West
5:15 PM: Oswego
5:30 PM: Huntley
5:45 PM: Lockport Township

6:00 PM: Break

Class 3A
6:30 PM: John Hersey
6:45 PM: Romeoville

7:00 PM: Downers Grove South

7:15 PM: Awards

Last Updated On: 09-27-2021