Archive for: Big Bertha


Big Bertha’s British Invasion

Since 1955, the enormous Big Bertha bass drum has been struck by members of the Longhorn Band at hundreds of UT football games. On New Year’s Day, the 8-foot-tall...



Big Bertha: A Love Story

The World’s Biggest Drummer Busts Up the World’s Biggest Drum” was not the headline I had anticipated on the front page of my humdrum small-town Texas newspaper....