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Pride of the Mountains Marching Band

Purple Thunder


 Purple Thunder is the winter drum line of Western Carolina University's Pride of the Mountains Marching Band.

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They first debuted in the winter of 2009, after two years of intensive planning. You will find the NBA-style drum line is infectious, and it is all about entertainment.

2018 Performance Schedule

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