Metro Atlanta high school band picked for 2019 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

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Exciting news for a high school marching band in metro Atlanta.

Thursday members of the Martin Luther King Jr. High School Marching Band found out they will be marching in next year's Marcy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

The band members, which call themselves the Kings of Halftime, will march alongside the parade's famous floats and other live music.

More than 100 marching bands applied to be part of the parade and MLK High School is one of just nine chosen to participate.