New Mexico graduation performance garners thousands of views online

HOBBS, N.M. (KRQE) – A drumline performance at a New Mexico graduation is getting a lot of clicks online.

William D. Hawkins took video of the 2017 class getting down during graduation on Saturday.

Hobbs High School Band Director Rusty Crowe says the drumline cadence called “the jungle” is a school tradition that’s been around for about 30 years.¬†However, Crowe says it’s never been performed at graduation before.

The video has been viewed more than 39,000 times. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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