Ohio's Oldest High School Football Band - Since 1914

Tiger Swing Band

When George "Red" Bird arrived in Massillon in 1938, he revolutionized the world of marching bands with his 64-member "swing" band.  On September 21, 2012, at the halftime of the Massillon vs. Steubenville game, the 2012 Tiger Swing Band paid tribute to former director by paring down to 64 and performing the original opening routine.


Following the historical opening routine, the 2012 MTSB continued with a show of American/patriotic songs, including "We're an American Band" (Grand Funk Railroad), "Battle Hymn of the Republic", and "God Bless America".