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Published: 2010/11/24

Ozomatli to Perform at USC Vs. Notre Dame Game

Ozomatli will perform its song “Can’t Stop” with the University of Southern California Trojan Marching Band this Saturday, November 27. The collaboration will take place during halftime of this weekend’s USC Vs. Notre Dame game. The seven members of Ozomatli will be perform with the 315 piece USC Marching Band on the playing field at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

“I’ve known Ozomatli for several years,” USC Music Director Dr. Arthur Bartner said in a statement. “They’re local guys, great musicians and many of them have a marching band background. I like their style of music: very broad and versatile combining Latin, funk, and rock. We’re honored to share the field with them this Saturday.”

Ozomatli bassist Wil Dog Abers added, “as a elementary school kid attending 32nd street USC Magnet school I always dreamed of playing in the USC marching band… now I will get my chance. A dream come true for me.”

The USC Marching Band has performed with the likes of Fleetwood Mac, WAR, George Clinton, and KC & The Sunshine Band over the years.

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