The Melrose High School will compete in the New England Scholastic Band Association Competition Show on the Fred Green Field, 360 Lynn Fells Parkway, Melrose, on Oct. 5.

Twenty-two marching bands will be performing including the UMASS Lowell Band and the Boston University Band. This is the largest competition Melrose has ever hosted.

The Melrose Raiders Marching Band will perform “Reach for the Stars” at 6:30 p.m. UMass Lowell perform their exhibition show at 8:50 p.m. and then BU concludes the show at 9:05 p.m.

The competition begins at 4 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for students and seniors. Food will be available as well. The public is invited to the event.