75th Anniversary Band Jam



Irving Schools Stadium

Alumni Band Arrives at 5:30 p.m.

Band to MARCH INTO STADIUM AT 6:45 p.m.

For admittance to stadium, you MUST purchase ticket to game.

Alumni Band members will have reserved seating in Alumni Band area.  Family, friends are welcome to attend!

75th Anniversary T-shirt and Wrist band now available for Pre-Order!

Available now for PRE-ORDER! To order this ONCE IN A LIFETIME, 75th Anniversary set, please send your QUANTITY, SIZE (small, medium, large, x-tra large, xx-large, xxx-large) and CHECK for $20 (pick up at game) or $25 (1st class mail to you) payable to: IHSBAA, P.O. BOX 140834, IRVING, TX 75014-0834. Shirts will be available on the night of the Trinity vs. Irving game (FRIDAY NIGHT, NOVEMBER 1ST). If you are unavailable to make the game and would like to order, please enclose your shipping address with your order. Shirts will be shipped the week of the game. Remember your purchase is TAX DEDUCTIBLE and benefits the musical mission of the IHSBAA (an IRS-recognized, Non-Profit Organization).

75th Anniversary Band Jam

75th Anniversaries are special.  We will be celebrating the Irving Band’s 75th Anniversary this year.  The night will be Friday night, November 1st.  We will honor a guest conductor this year.  (Stay tuned for that announcement).

AND we will have our last BAND JAM Alumni Band for the foreseeable future.  So get out your instruments and get practicing.  We will have a series of FOUR rehearsals this year.  This is help you get your chops back.  The music is posted on this website, download it and play away.

If you’re not planning to play, just come and enjoy yourself and be part of the celebration.  Details will be posted about the event very shortly.  Yes, there will be commemorative shirts and wristbands (that are really cool.)

Gear UP!  It’s time to have some fun and celebrate the band’s 75th birthday!



IHSBAA to welcome newest Alumni and make donation-TONIGHT, IHS Spring Concert

Tonight’s the night.  The IHSBAA will fulfill part of it’s mission at the IHS auditorium this evening at the IHS Spring Concert.  (7 p.m.).

We are happy to be able to contribute to the IHS band program as part of our mission to support the history, tradition and future of the IHS Tiger Band.  To make the night even bigger, the IHSBAA will welcome it’s newest alumni members from the graduating band class of 2013.  Please welcome our 20 newest members:





















75th Tiger Band Anniversary planning underway

Tiger Band Alumni!

The IHSBAA is hard at work planning the 75th Tiger Band Anniversary event of a lifetime.  We’re going to rock the City of Irving this time!  Events will include the last Alumni Band event for the foreseeable future and some other things that will knock your socks off. Stay tuned, we’re going to step out big time this fall!

-Ray DeYoung, Chairman, Co-Founding Director-IHSBAA

IHS Spring Jazz & Percussion Concert

iFratelli Pizza DoughNation night for the IHSBAA

We get 15% of the take at iFratelli Pizza on November 5th!  Take out or Dine-In.  Just mention the IHSBAA.  Eat, Eat, Eat.  It’s awesome food!

Go to the i Fratelli Ristorante & Wine Bar at Mac Arthur and I-635 or call ANY i Fratelli Pizza delivery location and you must mention the IHSBAA!!!

2012 Band Jam!

2012 Alumni Band Jam


2012 Band Jam T-shirts!!!

Fellow IHS Band Alumni! Here it is, the long awaited 2012 BAND JAM Commemorative T-shirt. You don’t want to be seen at the Band Jam without one of these awesome shirts on. Ideally, I would like to see everyone in the Alumni Band have one of these on for the night. They are high quality, 100% Ultra Cotton shirts. Available in S, M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL, XXXXL! To order, simply cut a check (don’t forget to tell us who it’s for) to the IHSBAA for $12 (for S-XL) or $13 (for XXL or larger) and mail it to:

P.O. BOX 140834
IRVING, TX 75014-0834

Shirts can be picked up at the 2nd Band Jam Rehearsal or at the game. This is a charitable, tax deductible purchase benefiting the IHSBAA (a 501 (c)3 organization). Buy one, buy 10, everyone needs one, we are playing MAC that night after all!

2012 Sponsors

Thanks to the following sponsors for donating over $2000 $3000 $4000 in prizes.

Here is a complete list of the raffle prizes!

  • Grand Prize
    A Festive Musical Night for Two

    A very special thanks to the The Omni Mandalay Hotel at Las Colinas and The Irving Symphony Orchestra for teaming up to provide our grand prize:

    A Festive Musical Evening for Two
    Approximate Retail Value of $250

    Coupon good for a 1-night stay at the Omni Mandalay Hotel at Las Colinas
    Subject to availability and restrictions

    2 tickets to the Irving Symphony Orchestra’s Christmas Concert
    8pm on Saturday, December 8th, 2012 at the Irving Arts Center.

  • The Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center

    2 Night Stay at the Luxurious Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center
    $500 value
    Subject to availability and restrictions

  • Las Colinas Symphony Orchestra

    Season Tickets to the 2012-2013 season
    $400 value

  • Southwest Airlines

    1 Free Ticket on Southwest Airlines
    Approx. $250 value
    Subject to availability and restrictions

  • John O. Huggins, D.D.S.

    John O. Huggins, D.D.S.

    Teeth Whitening
    $350 value

  • DFW Smiles

    Teeth Whitening
    $250 value

  • Via Reál

    #1 – Brunch Buffet for 4 – $100 value
    #2 – Brunch Buffet for 4 – $100 value

  • Uncle Julio’s Restaurant

    #1 – $25 Gift Certificate
    #2 – $25 Gift Certificate
    #3 – $25 Gift Certificate

  • Kustom Kwik Print

    Official Printer of the IHSBAA Raffle Tickets

  • Back ‘n’ Time Barbershop

    #1 – $20 Gift Certificate
    #2 – $20 Gift Certificate

  • P.F. Chang’s

    #1 – $10 Gift Card + Free Appetizer
    #2 – $10 Gift Card + Free Appetizer

  • Aspen Creek Restaurant

    Dinner for 2 – $25 Value

  • Buca di Beppo

    $25 Gift Card

  • Great Outdoors Sub Shop

    $22 Gift Card

  • Other prizes for this year’s raffle include:

    Embassy Suites DFW South – 1 Night ($150)
    Park Inn DFW South – 1 Night ($150)
    Lyric Stage – 2 Tickets ($100)
    Irving Community Theater – 2 Tickets ($84)
    Massage Envy – 1 Hr session ($75)
    Villa Creek Fire Grill ($50)
    3x Barnes & Noble Bundles ($50)
    2x Crystal’s Pizza Buffet ($35)
    Red Lobster ($30)
    Smashburger “Smash bucks” ($30)
    2x (1 raffle prize & 1 door prize)The Ranch at Las Colinas ($25)
    2x Mi Dia Restaurant ($25)
    2x Spring Creek BBQ ($25)
    2x Chili’s GC ($25)
    The Cellar Restaurant ($25)
    2x 20 Free Hooters Wings ($20)
    Macaroni Grill ($20)
    2x 1 Lb. Starbuck’s Coffee ($15)
    6x La Madeleine GC ($10)
    Johnny B’s Hamburgers ($15)

    2x means we have two of these prizes to give away.
    3x means we have three of these prizes to give away.
    6x means we have six of these prizes to give away.

    Monarch Air – Discovery Flight ($150)
    Three Guys Photography ($50)
    Central Market Cooking Class ($50>
    2x (1 raffle prize & 1 door prize) The Ranch at Las Colinas ($25)
    Buca di Beppo ($25)
    Mercado Juarez ($20)
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    • Mission

      To uphold the Dignity, Honor and Pride of the Irving High School Tiger Band by preserving its unique history, strengthening friendships, and above all else, ensuring a tradition of musical excellence for future generations.

    • Vision

      • Raising funds for scholarships and other means of assisting students who are financially in need, musically talented, and demonstrate dignity, honor and pride in their academic and community endeavors. 
      • Recruiting recent Tiger Band graduates, along with former students from all generations, to continually infuse the organization with new members and subsequently new ideas. 
      • Developing and maintaining an accurate, historic, annual record of the Irving High School Tiger Band, from its formation in 1938 through the current year, as an ongoing, perpetual legacy for future classes and generations.
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