College battle of bands Saturday in Charlotte

Marching bands from six colleges will compete Saturday at Charlotte’s Memorial Stadium in the second annual McDonald’s Queen City Battle of the Bands. The event begins at 7 p.m. Marching bands from Johnson C. Smith University, Elizabeth City State University, North Carolina A&T State University, Shaw University, South Carolina State University and Talladega College will compete for bragging rights and scholarship money. Tickets cost $20. Steve Lyttle