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Brownsburg marching band performs in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

After hitting a few snags on their way to New York, The Sound of Brownsburg got to tour the Big Apple ahead of Thursday's performance.

INDIANAPOLIS — A central Indiana marching band had the opportunity to perform in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday.

The Sound of Brownsburg had quite the journey getting to New York for the big event, as the flight for a portion of their group from Indianapolis International Airport on Tuesday was delayed for 10 hours.

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Posted by Brownsburg Bands on Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Once their planes arrived in New York city, they made the most of their day there on Wednesday, touring One World Trade Center, Central Park and Times Square, among other attractions.

Checking out Times Square before our group photos with the entire band and traveling families. We’re getting the band back together! #macysparade #BBinNYC

Posted by Brownsburg Bands on Wednesday, November 24, 2021

The Sound of Brownsburg performed along the parade route Thursday, appearing on the NBC broadcast just before 11 a.m. The band played "Mirko" from Cirque du Soleil.

Incredible! #MacysParade #BBinNYC

Posted by Brownsburg Bands on Thursday, November 25, 2021

The band was originally chosen to play in last year's parade, but the event was scaled back due to the coronavirus pandemic.