Latest Band News

Gimme Some Sugar!

The James. F. Byrnes Rebel Regiment has been invited to perform at halftime of the 2016 AllState Sugar Bowl in New Orleans. With a seating capacity of nearly 75,000, the Superdome is one of the most storied indoor stadiums in the world. The Rebel Regiment looks forward to representing our state next year in New […]

Football Fridays, Symphonious Saturdays for Byrnes’ Crate

GoUpstate Preps article profiling Ke’Shon Crate who is in the Rebel Regiment and is also a linebacker on the football team.


The Rebel Regiment competed in the SCBDA 5A State Championship on Saturday, November 1, at Irmo High School in Columbia. The Rebel Regiment won their second consecutive 5A Upper State Championship and won the silver medal, placing second overall! Congratulations to the Rebel Regiment for an outstanding championship and a terrific marching season! Results

Pirate Cove Classic GRAND CHAMPIONS!!!

The Rebel Regiment earned their second Grand Championship of the season at the Pirate Cove Classic on Saturday, October 25, at Porter Ridge High School in Indian Trail, NC. Awards: Class 6A Percussion – 1st Place Drum Major – 1st Place Color Guard – 1st Place General Effect – 1st Place Marching & Maneuvering – 1st […]

SCBDA AAA/A Upper State Championships

The SCBDA AAA/A Upper State Championships will be held Saturday, October 18, at James F. Byrnes High School. See the Upper State Competition site for more information.

Bands of America Regional – Jacksonville, AL

The Rebel Regiment competed in the Bands of America Regional at Jacksonville State University on Saturday, October 11. The Rebel Regiment placed 1st in the Class AAAA Preliminary Competition, also capturing the Class AAAA Outstanding Music Performance, Outstanding Visual Performance, and Outstanding General Effect awards. The Rebel Regiment placed 4th overall in the Finals Competition Saturday […]