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New Band Leader Mickey Mouse Mug at Walt Disney World – WDW News Today

A new band leader Mickey Mouse mug is available for purchase at Walt Disney World. We first found it in Creations Shop at EPCOT.

Band Leader Mickey Mouse Mug – $16.99

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Mickey wears a red marching band uniform consisting of a shirt, pants, and hat with gold accents. He marches with a gold conductor wand in one hand. Next to him is a swirl of sheet music and his name spelled out across it, reminiscent of the “Mickey Mouse Club March.”

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Mickey appeared in this band leader uniform during the opening of Mickey Mouse Club, with the famous theme song performed by an animated marching band of classic Disney characters.

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The rest of the mug is solid white.

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Will you be using this mug for your morning coffee? Let us know in the comments.

The Band Concert

Before the Mickey Mouse Club premiered in 1955, Mickey conducted a seated band in “The Band Concert,” a 1935 animated short film produced in 3-strip Technicolor. While the film was the 73rd to feature Mickey Mouse, it was the first film to feature him in color. “The Band Concert” tells the story of a small concert band conducted by Mickey Mouse which struggles through a distraction-filled public performance at the park.

In “The Band Concert,” Mickey wears a red robe with green and gold accents that almost certainly inspired his future red band leader uniform.

“The Band Concert” was recently honored with a Loungefly mini backpack as part of the Disney100 1930s Decades Collection. The collection also featured a “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” ear headband, a set of Three Little Pigs plush, and items featuring Clarabelle Cow and Horace Horsecollar.

Dooney & Bourke released “The Band Concert” bag collection and matching MagicBand.

A few years ago, Tokyo Disney Resort celebrated “The Band Concert” with a drum-shaped popcorn bucket.

Sheet music and a drum from “The Band Concert” are in the Mickey Through the Ears exhibit at Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway in Disneyland.

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