Welcome back! We hope everyone had a wonderful break with a great start to the New Year! Hard to believe we’re in the 2nd half of the year. Lots of things to look forward to: Winter Guard Competitions, Try Band, Solo & Ensemble Nights, Band Concerts, Taste for Musics at so many great locations, & Jazz ‘n Cakes (& more)!


TONIGHT-SUNDAY | Honor Jazz Band Weekend | Concerts are Sunday | Kings High School

Monday 9/8 | Honor Bands Rehearsal for Freshman, Winds Symphony I & II | 7-8:30pm | Mason High School

Winter Guard


TONIGHT | Rehearsal (JV ONLY) | 6-9pm | Creekside Gym

Saturday 1/6 | Rehearsal (JV ONLY) | 9-5 (lunch 12:30-1:30) | Creekside Gym

Monday 1/8 | Rehearsal (VARSITY) | 6-9:30pm | Freshman Auditorium (6-7:30) & Gym (7:30-9:30)

Tuesday 1/9 | Rehearsal (VARSITY) | 6-9:30pm | Freshman Auditorium (6-7:30) & Gym (7:30-9:30)

Wednesday 1/10 | Rehearsal (JV ONLY) | 6-9pm | Creekside Gym

Thursday 1/11 | Rehearsal (VARSITY) | 6-9:30pm | Freshman Auditorium (6-7:30) & Gym (7:30-9:30)


We’re looking for some volunteers to help with the planning for the Competition happening on January 27 at West Freshman. Similar to the Marching Band Invitational, we’ll form smaller committees to handle certain areas like concessions, vendors, ticket sales, hospitality suites, parking, volunteers, etc. If you are interested, please reach out to President@LakotaWestBands.org.

Competition Schedule (time of performance will be updated as schedule becomes available)

Saturday 1/27 | Competition hosted by Lakota West

Saturday 2/17 | Campbell County High School

Saturday 3/2 (Varsity only) | Pittsburgh

Saturday 3/9 (Varsity only) | Milford High School

Saturday 3/16 | Ryle High School

Saturday 3/23 & Sunday 3/24 | Cincinnati (location TBA)

Saturday 3/30 (Varsity only) | location TBA

April 11-April 13 (Varsity only) | Dayton (location TBA)

Taste Of Music

Our Krispy Kreme Fundraiser was extended! You did not miss your chance to buy dougnuts AND support our band, purchase your voucher today!

Our favorite Taste of Music Fundraiser is back!!!

The Krispy Kreme fundraiser is going on. You pay $15 per dozen and 50% of each sale will be donated to Lakota West Upbeat Club!! You can share this fundraiser with friends and family out of town who can redeem their code at their local Krispy Kreme! 


2. Choose the quantity & order delicious dozens

3. Pick up your doughnuts at 370+ participating Krispy Kreme locations across the U.S.

Share the link above with your friends and family on social media to let them know they can support Lakota West Upbeat Club just

Save the Dates

Honor Band Rehearsal and Concerts | January 12-14

Upbeat Club Meeting | January 18

Try Band Open House for 6th Grade Families | January 25 | Spread the Word

Winter Guard Competition hosted by Lakota West | January 27

Jazz ‘n Cakes | April 6