Did you play in a high school or college marching band? Remember how much fun that was? Have you ever found yourself wishing you could relive those days? Well, dream no longer, my musical friend ...

The Beat Goes On!

The Beat Goes On is an all-adult marching band committed to delighting audiences while creating indelible memories. The band is known for its feel-good attitude, emphasis on audience interaction, and spontaneity on the street and on stage. Though our musical tastes are eclectic, TBGO features a high-energy, brassy, rock and roll style — we may be a marching band, but we're more likely to play Bruno Mars than John Phillip Sousa! If you are over the age of 18 and play (or used to play) a band instrument ...

Come Out and Play!


Come out and play! New members eagerly welcomed; click here for more information.


May 2021:
WAITING AS FAST AS WE CAN - Eager for live events to start up again! In the meantime, check out our virtual band videos.

Learn how to bring TBGO to your event.


The Go-Go's hit #1 with their debut album and are still the only all-female band writing its own material and playing its own instruments to top the Billboard album chart. Here's one of their (and our!) favorites.

Portland's best-traveled adult marching band "boldly goes where no band has gone before".

Did you miss our Portland'5 August 14 show on Main Street? Catch up with this video replay!

We're home from our July 2019 Alaska tour, including performances in Fairbanks, Anchorage, and aboard the Island Princess. As you can see above, we won Best Marching Band in the Golden Days Parade in Fairbanks. Huzzah!

In 2018, TBGO made its first-ever trip to Europe for Bloemencorso Bollenstreek, playing day and night parades plus shows at an 18th century castle near Utrecht and along the shore of Switzerland's Lake Lucerne.

Want more? Read our coverage in Halftime Magazine and catch our chat with Monica Weitzel at MetroEast Community Hotline.