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Fri April 19, 2013
Kentucky Arts and Culture

Lexington Marching Band to Play at 2014 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

The Paul Laurence Dunbar High School marching band has been selected to march in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in 2014. Wesley Whatley, creative director for Macy's, flew from New York City to Lexington to make the surprise announcement during a concert Thursday night. Whatley said more than 175 bands applied to participate in the parade, and just 10 were selected.

Macy's Parade official Wesley Whatley, left, invited Lexington's Paul Laurence Dunbar High School Marching Band and Director Jeff Hood, right, to the 2014 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday.
Credit Lexington Herald-Leader file photo