Just like their football teams, college bands are ready to get the home crowds cheering.

The Advocate looks at four south Louisiana bands this weeks as football season gets underway.


• Louisiana State University, Nickname: Golden Band from Tigerland

• Southern University, Nickname: The Human Jukebox

• Southeastern Louisiana University, Nickname: Spirit of the Southland

• University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Nickname: The Pride of Acadiana