The “Best Band in the Land” is coming to the American Airlines Center.
The world-famous Grambling State University marching band will perform during halftime of the Mavericks game against Portland Jan. 26. The special appearance is part of the Mavericks’ African American Heritage Night.
Doors open at 6 p.m., while tipoff is at 7:30 p.m.
African American Heritage Night is a fundraiser for UNCF and National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC), Inc. – Dallas. A portion of the proceeds raised from this special ticket offer will go toward scholarships provided by UNCF and NPHC.
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During the game, the Mavericks, local Historical Black College and Universities (HBCU) alumni and the National Pan-Hellenic Council, Inc. – Dallas, will also host Greek Night for the Dallas alumni chapters of Alpha Phi Alpha, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Kappa Alpha Psi, Omega Psi Phi, Delta Sigma Theta, Phi Beta Sigma, Zeta Phi Beta, Sigma Gamma Rho and Iota Phi Theta. All members of Greek organizations are encouraged to wear their Greek paraphernalia at the game.