Downers Grove South Marching Mustang Music Bowl: Downers Grove, IL - October 07, 2023

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Grand Champion: Plainfield North

Links: Recap

Field 1A:

70.250 Lemont (Music, Visual, GE, Percussion)

68.000 Buffalo Grove

64.300 Glenbrook South

62.600 Waukegan

62.400 A.A. Stagg (Auxiliary)

Field 2A:

66.350 Oak Park/River Forest (Music, Visual, GE, Auxiliary)

65.100 Joliet West (Percussion)


Field 3A:

78.400 Plainfield North (Music, GE, Percussion)

75.700 John Hersey (Visual, Auxiliary)

74.900 Greendale, WI

73.350 Minooka Community

67.800 Downers Grove North

Contact Information:

Robbi Hicks/Aaron Kennedy
Festival Website



2023 marks the 20th 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. Please register online at

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Festival Address: 1436 Norfolk, Downers Grove, IL 60516

Performance Schedule:

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Class 1A
3:30 PM: Glenbrook South
3:45 PM: A.A. Stagg
4:00 PM: Waukegan
4:15 PM: Buffalo Grove
4:30 PM: Lemont

4:45 PM: Break

Class 2A
5:15 PM: Huntley
5:30 PM: Oak Park/River Forest
5:45 PM: Joliet West

6:00 PM: Break

Class 3A
6:30 PM: Minooka Community
6:45 PM: Downers Grove North
7:00 PM: Plainfield North
7:15 PM: Greendale, WI
7:30 PM: John Hersey

8:00 PM: Downers Grove South

8:30 PM: Awards

Last Updated On: 10-02-2023