Fairhope Buccaneer Band has a rich tradition of excellence. The Band has received overall superior ratings for more than 50 years.


The Marching Band is the most visible performing ensemble at FHS. The band presents competitive and entertaining performances at pep rallies, football games, parades, civic functions, special events, marching contests, and festivals. Membership is by audition only and band camp participation is required.


The band has performed in many national events including the St. Patricks Day Parade in Chicago, Cherry Blosson Festival Parade in Washington, D.C., and most recently, the nations oldest Thanksgiving parade, the Dunkin Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade in Philadelphia, PA in 2017 alongside Daphne High School Band, Robertsdale High School Band, and Baldwin County High School Band.

Marching Competitions

Awards and Honors

2018 - "THE PIRATE CODE"

Emerald Coast Classic, Ft. Walton Beach, FL - All Superior Ratings, Best in Class Color Guard, Best Overall Color Guard, Third place overall band. Superior Ratings.


Eastern Shore Classic, Daphne, AL - All Superior Ratings, Best In Class Drum Majors, Best In Class Percussion, Best In Class Color Guard, Best In Class Band Percussion, Best Overall Color Guard, Overall Grand Champions


2017 - "METHOD TO MADNESS"

Emerald Coast Classic, Ft. Walton Beach, FL - All Superior Ratings, Best in Class Color Guard, Best Overall Color Guard, Best In Class Percussion, Best In Class Drum Majors, Best In Class Band, Overall Grand Champions


Heart of Dixie Band Festival, Prattville, AL - All Superior Ratings, Best In Class Drum Majors, Best In Class Percussion, Best In Class Color Guard, Best In Class Band, Overall Grand Champions


2016 - "TECHNO-SONIC"

Dixieland Marching Band Competition, Brewton, AL - All Superior Ratings, Best In Class Drum Majors, Best In Class Percussion, Best In Class Band, Overall Grand Champions


Wayne County Invitational, Waynesboro, MS - All Superior Ratings, Best In Class Drum Majors, Best In Class Color Guard, Best In Class Percussion, Best In Class Band, Overall Grand Champions


Gold Medal Classic, Perkinston, MS - All Superior Ratings, Best Overall Visual Performance, Second Place Overall


2015 - "REACH FOR THE SKY"

Deep South Marching Festival, Theodore, AL - All Superior Ratings, Best in Class Drum Majors, Best In Class Percussion, Best In Class Color Guard, Best In Class Band, Grand Champions


Southern Showcase Marching Band Invitational - All Superior Ratings, Best in Class Color Guard, Second Place Overall


Gold Medal Classic, Perkinston, MS - All Superior Ratings, Third Place Overall