As bearers of tradition, and a public face of the University, Fort Collins, and the state of Colorado, the dynamic Colorado State University Marching Band exemplifies the "Proud to be a CSU Ram” motto. The CSU Marching Band is a premiere college band whose performances have been heard by millions of fans. Inspiring Ram pride for more than 115 years, the band supports CSU teams and entertains audiences with music ranging from traditional school songs to the latest hits. Comprised of 240 talented students from all eight colleges at CSU, the band has been featured at state, national, and international events, including Denver Broncos games, the Denver/9News Parade of Lights, the Rocky Mountain Showdown, and during consecutive bowl game telecasts in 2013 and 2014. In addition, the band performed for more than 750,000 fans along the route of the 2013 St. Patrick's Festival and Parade in Dublin, Ireland.