Drum Corps 2017 Season Preview

 

As the school year comes to an end the drum corps season is just beginning. Drum corps (or drum and bugle corps) are marching ensembles (brass, percussion, and color guard) that travel throughout the country each summer rehearsing and performing in competitions. If you’re unfamiliar with the activity, click HERE to find out more.

There are many opportunities to see drum corps in competition in Indiana and surrounding states. Here is a partial list of events. Be sure to check out the event information at www.dci.org.

June 22nd – Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, IN – DCI Tour Premiere

Crossmen
Blue Stars
The Cadets
The Cavaliers
Carolina Crown
Bluecoats

June 25th – Michigan City, IN
Blue Stars
Carolina Crown
The Cavaliers
Colt Cadets
Colts
Crossmen
Madison Scouts
Pioneer

June 26th – Hamilton, OH (Cincinnati area)
Cincinnati Tradition
Pioneer
Troopers
Colts
Boston Crusaders
Crossmen
Carolina Crown
The Cavaliers
Bluecoats

June 28th – Evansville, IN
Music City
Pioneer
Madison Scouts
Boston Crusaders
Blue Stars
The Cavaliers

June 30th – Muncie, IN
Blue Stars
Bluecoats
Boston Crusaders
Carolina Crown
The Cavaliers
Madison Scouts
Music City
Pioneer
Troopers

July 1st – Lisle, IL (Chicago area)
Blue Stars
Bluecoats
Boston Crusaders
The Cavaliers
Colt Cadets
Madison Scouts
Pioneer
Troopers

July 7th – Rockford, IL (Chicago area)
The Academy
Bluecoats
Legends
Music City
Phantom Regiment
Pioneer
Santa Clara Vanguard
Troopers

July 12th – Lebanon, IL (St. Louis area)
Genesis
Legends
Madison Scouts
Music City
Phantom Regiment
Pioneer
Santa Clara Vanguard

July 14th – Martin, TN (Nashville area)
Boston Crusaders
Carolina Crown
Jersey Surf
Madison Scouts
Spirit of Atlanta

July 15th – Alexandria, KY (Cincinnati area)
Boston Crusaders
Carolina Crown
Cincinnati Tradition
Jersey Surf
Madison Scouts
Spirit of Atlanta

July 15th – Dekalb, IL
The Academy
Blue Stars
The Cadets
The Cavaliers
Colts
Crossmen
Phantom Regiment
Santa Clara Vanguard

July 28th – Nashville, TN
Blue Devils
Blue Knights
Bluecoats
The Cadets
Carolina Crown
The Cavaliers
Music City
Phantom Regiment
Santa Clara Vanguard

July 31st – Dublin, OH (Columbus area)
Blue Stars
Bluecoats
Cincinnati Tradition
Colts
Crossmen
Oregon Crusaders
Pacific Crest
Seattle Cascades

August 1st – Centerville, OH (Dayton area)
Blue Stars
The Cavaliers
Colts
Genesis
Mandarins
Oregon Crusaders
Pacific Crest
Seattle Cascades
Troopers

August 7th – Massillon OH (Canton area)
Bluecoats
Boston Crusaders
The Cadets
Carolina Crown
The Cavaliers
Crossmen
Phantom Regiment
Santa Clara Vanguard

 

The season will conclude in Indiana during the week of August 7th. Open Class corps will compete in Michigan City on August 8 and 9, then look for us in the Vic Firth booth at the World Class championships at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis August 11-12.

The drum corps season is a great chance to see the most exciting and innovative performances in the marching arts. With plenty of shows in and around Indiana, there’s no reason to miss the action!

www.dci.org

No Comments

Leave a Comment

Please be polite. We appreciate that.
Your email address will not be published and required fields are marked