The Morgan State University Magnificent Marching Machine is a marching band from Maryland's Morgan State University. The Morgan State University Band Program consists of six ensembles: the marching band, symphonic band, symphonic winds, pep band, jazz ensemble, and jazz combo. Self-titled the Magnificent Marching Machine, the marching band has performed at MSU football games, NFL games, Presidential Inaugurations, World Series games and in regional and local television appearances. The band also made a cameo appearance in the 2003 American movie Head of State and appeared on The Sky show, a television show featuring Tom Joyner.
History with the Macy's Parade
The Magnificent Marching Machine made its first Parade appearance in 2019, where they held the honor of being the opening act of the Parade, alongside Tom Turkey and the Opening Macy's Star balloons. During their appearance on the NBC telecast, they performed a medley of "Everybody Dance", featuring songs such as "Can't Stop the Feeling" and "This is How We Do It", among others.