Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This


USC Marching Band Just Beats It

LAist relies on your reader support, not paywalls.
Freely accessible local news is vital. Please power our reporters and help keep us independent with a donation today.

OK, so like most of Los Angeles, LAist is watching the Rose Bowl tonight and happened to catch part of the halftime entertainment: The Spirit of Troy: Trojan Marching Band.

Here are a few quick thoughts:

1. Sunglasses do not make the marching outfit. Even if you are in LA.
2. It took a while for us to recognize "Beat it" -- but we sure did recognize MJ's patented crotch grab instantly. Even on maroon polyester.

Support for LAist comes from

Now we wonder how many calls ABC will get from angry parents offended by the band's routine? And we're not talking about the music.