PARSIPPANY — Parsippany High School Marching Band performed the half-time show on Sunday, December 27 at MetLife Stadium during the Jets vs. New England Patriots game.
The Jets organization sent coach buses to Parsippany High School to pick up the band, at 8:00 a.m. to head to MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford.
The members of the band also ate lunch in the AT&T pavilion and was provided with tickets to see the game.
The Parsippany High School Marching Band are the 2015 USBands Group IV A New Jersey State and National Champions. The band is led by Drum Majors Dev Lad, Megan Wang and Miki Hansen, and under the direction of Mr. Gregory Dalakian
The National Anthem was performed by Raymond Luke Jr. from Broadway’s “Motown.”
The game was televised on Channel 2, WCBS New York. The New York Jets beat the New England Patriots 26-20 on overtime.
The NFL postseason doesn’t officially begin until the second weekend in January. But for the New York Jets it started today.
The 9-5 Jets were currently on the outside of the playoff picture, thanks to losing out on a tiebreaker with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Wide receiver Brandon Marshall says he knows this week’s tilt against the New England Patriots will be arguably the biggest game he’s ever played. The Jets are now 10-5, and the Patriots are now 12-3.
The Parsippany High School Marching Band will perform on Prudential Center concourse before the Thursday, January 21 Devils game against Ottawa Senators. Click here for more information.