On May 1st at the Galen Center, USC will be celebrating 40 years of Dr. Arthur C. Bartner & The Spirt of Troy (the greatest marching band in the history of the universe). The show will start at 8 pm and will feature guest speakers, music, Trojan greats and a retrospective of Dr. Bartner’s 40 year career leading the Spirit of Troy.
Some guests that will be performing are WAR, Grammy Award-winning Latin jazz trumpeter Arturo Sandoval, singer Monica Mancini, and John Dolmayan of System of a Down.
Guest speakers include John Robinson, Keyshawn Johnson, Rodney Peete, Marcus Allen and gold medal-winning Olympic swimmers Janet Evans and John Naber.
There will also be more “special guests” that have not yet been announced.
You can go to www.themanontheladder.com for more information or the USC Ticket Office to purchase tickets. . Proceeds from the event will go to the band’s scholarship fund, providing grants for student musicians.
Dr. Bartner’s 40th Anniversary Gala [manontheladder]