Trojan Explosion Marching Band

The Home Of "The Best Band in the CIAA"

The Virginia State University Trojan Explosion Marching Band is comprised of talented instrumentalists, Essence of Troy Dancers, Satin Divas Flags, Troy Elegance Twirlers, and the Commanders of Troy Drum Majors. The marching band is the largest student organization at Virginia State University. Known as “The Best Band in the CIAA,” the Trojan Explosion has performed on highly acclaimed stages up and down the East Coast. Some of the band’s most notable performances are nine consecutive performances at the Honda Battle of the Bands, BET’s College Hill, and the first drumline to perform at the White House. Our former band members have become successful in various fields, including music, education, medicine, entertainment, real estate, law, law enforcement, the military, and business. 

Notable Performances

Performance at White House Black History Program

Performance on NBC's Today Show

Nine Consecutive Honda Battle of the Bands Performances

 African American Heritage Festival Parade in Harlem, NY 

1st Drumline to Perform at the White House 

 Washington Redskins Training Camp 

Countless Battle of the Bands

 Drumline Performance at Richmond Raceway 

Virginia Gubernatorial Parades

 CIAA Basketball Tournament 

HBCU Bowl Classics 

 CIAA Football Championships 

 BET’s College Hill 

 Freedom Classic Basketball Tournament 

Performance with Trey Songz 

Nationally Televised Performances 

Drumline Performances at Madison Square Garden 

Bubba Wallace Block Party 

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