ANN ARBOR (WWJ) –  It looks like there will be a road trip for the band after all.

After a storm of outrage, the University of Michigan has agreed to allow the school’s marching band to travel to the Michigan football team’s 2012 season opener in Texas.

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Athletic director David Brandon had said the trip to the “Cowboys Classic” in Arlington would be too costly.

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The school receives $4.7 million for the game, but Brandon said that was needed to fund sports.

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Brandon says they’ve managed to reduce costs and get donor help for the trip.