LSU band to learn Gamecocks’ fight song, ticket profits will go to South Carolina

'The Golden Band from Tigerland' will support South Carolina with musical tribute
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The catastrophic flooding in the greater Columbia area has forced South Carolina to move its game versus LSU to Baton Rouge. Although it will technically be a home game for the Gamecocks, it will be played in front of an LSU crowd in Tiger Stadium. 

With the lack of a home-field advantage, the LSU marching band is doing everything it can to establish this feel for Steve Spurrier’s team. 

‘The Golden Band from Tigerland’ will learn the South Carolina alma mater and fight song. These will be played during the pregame festivities within the stadium. In addition, all proceeds from ticket sales will be sent to South Carolina. 

While LSU is treating this contest as a home game for South Carolina, there are a few noteworthy specifics pertaining to the game. 

The field will not be painted with South Carolina colors, in large part to LSU’s game the following week at home versus Florida. With the shortage of USC fans expected at the game, the East and South upper decks have been shut down. 

LSU also plans on making a separate contribution to South Carolina for the flood relief efforts.