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Inside the Arc – “The Gods Must Be Crazy”

Big G: “Behold, you are all my peeps. Now go forth and get along with each other.” Crazy G…

Mar 29 2015 /

Inside the Arc – His Name was Clark

His name was Clark, and he wanted more than anything else to play a horn and make sounds like…

Mar 11 2015 /

Inside the Arc – “To Key, or Not To Key”

-being a short anthropology of the bugle, more or less- The following is a Fractured Fairy Tale, though many…

May 8 2014 /

Box Center Episode 2014-10

Episode 2014-10 of the Drum Corps Planet Box Center Podcast is now available for download! This week, the Scout…

Apr 15 2014 /

Box Center Episode 2014-09

Episode 2014-09 of the Drum Corps Planet Box Center podcast is available for download! This week, the Bushwackers announce…

Apr 8 2014 /

Box Center Episode 2014-08

Episode 2014-08 of the Box Center podcast is now available for download! Join DCP Managing News Editor Kevin Gamin…

Apr 1 2014 /

Join The Madison Scouts 2015 Tour Management Team

09:13 pm | The Madison Scouts Drum & Bugle Corps is looking to supplement their summer-tour management team for the 2015 season. If you are looking to get experience working with a World Class touring music organization, this could…

Mar 30 2015 / Read More »

Madison Scouts Response To Indiana SB101

05:40 pm | An Open Letter to the Marching Arts Community: On Thursday, March 26th the Governor of Indiana signed into law SB101. There has been great controversy regarding this legislation as it essentially provides a potential path to…

Mar 28 2015 / Read More »

Volunteer With The Boston Crusaders

05:35 pm | We can not do what we do without the love and support of our friends, family, fans, and volunteers. Our BAC volunteers take pride in their role within our organization and we are deeply indebted to…

Mar 27 2015 / Read More »

Color Guard Auditions At 2015 Pacific Crest May Camps

05:29 pm | The second round of color guard auditions takes place at Pacific Crest’s May Camp, May 2 – 3, 2015. It’s not too late to submit an application for the 2015 season. Opportunities still exist for color…

Mar 27 2015 / Read More »

Colts Announce 2015 Program

05:15 pm | The Colts Drum & Bugle Corps follows up its innovative 2014 production with another adventure into the conceptual blend of drum corps and theatrical arts. Their 2015 program titled, ”…And A Shot Rings Out: A Johnny…

Mar 27 2015 / Read More »

2015 Phantom Regiment Ely Memorial Scholarship Available

10:37 pm | Nichole “Nikki” Ely marched in Phantom Regiment’s color guard from 1988-95. The Pekin, Ill., native earned a spot in the color guard as a 14-year-old and eventually would become the guard’s C.O. A scholarship was started…

Mar 26 2015 / Read More »

SCV Seeking Concessions Coordinator And Additional Concessions Stand Managers

10:36 pm | SCV is looking to increase their number of qualified Event Stand Managers and is also looking to fill the role of SCV Non-Profit Group Coordinator for events in Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, AT&T Park in…

Mar 26 2015 / Read More »

2015 Spirit Of Atlanta Home Show

10:19 pm | Alabama Sounds Of Summer Opelika High School 1700 Lafayette Parkway Opelika, AL 36801 Read the rest of the article here.…

Mar 21 2015 / Read More »

2015 Spartans April Practices

09:12 pm | Let spring season begin! The practice schedule for April is set. April 12th and April 19th Brass and Percussion. Nashua Boys Club 9AM to 4PM. Then the weekend of April 24, 25 and 26 we head…

Mar 30 2015 / Read More »

A Letter From Gold Regarding SB 101

06:00 pm | In a closed-door ceremony on Thursday March 26, 2015, Governor Mike Pence of Indiana signed SB 101 into law. This controversial law has created much press and concern surrounding its wording and interpretation in the real…

Mar 29 2015 / Read More »

2015 Golden Empire Colorguard, Brass Spots Available

05:58 pm | It’s not too late to get involved with Golden Empire for 2015. If you’ve been marching indoor and aren’t ready for the season to end, why not keep marching this summer with GE? Express your interest…

Mar 29 2015 / Read More »

05:27 pm | Thank you to the Nashua Boys and Girls Club for recognizing the Spartans as a 2014/15 Academic Success Partner! Congratulations to all of tonight’s inspiring award winners! Read the rest of the article here.…

Mar 27 2015 / Read More »

Genesis Partners With Gilley Designs

05:24 pm | We are thrilled to announce our 3 year partnership with one of the hottest new supporters for the Marching Arts, Gilley Designs! Gilley Designs will be our exclusive producer of graphic materials including drum wraps and…

Mar 27 2015 / Read More »

2015 Eruption March Camp Report

05:20 pm | March camp was very productive! The corps learned the entire drill for the opener and ran through the first two movements of the show at full ensemble rehearsal. The hornline continues to grow and all the…

Mar 27 2015 / Read More »

Blue Devil B Host Australian High School Band At March Camp

10:04 pm | Australia’s Camberwell High School Band made a visit to the Blue Devils B corps’ March camp as their first stop on a 2-week California performance tour. “We don’t have anything like drum corps in Australia” says…

Mar 20 2015 / Read More »

2015 Florida Xpress March Rehearsal

image35 08:18 pm | The next rehearsal for the newly formed Florida Xpress Performance Ensemble will be March 28th, 8a-6p, at Orange Park HS in Orange Park, Florida. A few spots are still available and all instruments are welcome.…

Mar 18 2015 / Read More »

Meet TeamBush 2015: Spotlight – Xavier Patterson, Tuba

05:53 pm | One of the most exciting things about the Bushwackers is the atmosphere of family and teamwork. New members walk in and instantly become part of the family. Such is the case with Xavier Patterson, new Bushwacker…

Mar 29 2015 / Read More »

DCA Welcomes Erie Thunderbirds Back To Competitive Field

05:44 pm | Welcome. . . Drum Corps Associates newest member the Erie Thunderbirds Drum and Bugle Corps from Erie, Pa. The evaluation has been going on for the past 2 months and with the combined efforts of Lois…

Mar 28 2015 / Read More »

2015 White Sabers April Color Guard Audition Camp

05:41 pm | The April 25th and 26th Camp Weekend is our Color Guard auditions! Here is some information about the audition process from Stephanie Waugh, our color guard caption head. The work that has been taught at camps…

Mar 28 2015 / Read More »

Bushwackers Announce 2015 Color Guard Cast Auditions

10:31 pm | The Six-Time World Champion Bushwackers Drum Corps is holding Color Guard Cast auditions on Saturday May 9th, 2015 for any performers interested in marching weekend-only Drum Corps this summer. All auditions will be held at the…

Mar 25 2015 / Read More »

2015 White Sabers March Brass Camp Weekend

10:29 pm | Saturday, March 28at 1:00pm – Brass only camp! Saturday: 1:00pm – 9:00pm Sunday: 9:00am – 2:00pm Read the rest of the article here.…

Mar 25 2015 / Read More »

Crusaders Senior Corps Hosting Buglers Hall Of Fame Dorchester

10:07 pm | The Crusaders Senior Corps is hosting the Buglers Hall of Fame on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 1:00 pm at Local 103, 256 Freeport Street, Dorchester. There will be an exhibition by the senior corps and…

Mar 20 2015 / Read More »

DCA Championships 2016 & 2017 In Rochester, New York

07:22 pm | Again, the team from Visit Rochester comes up with the best plan to host DCA championship weekend. There were several other cities that made a bid and sparked interest but none of them were as attractive…

Mar 17 2015 / Read More »

Florida Brass Heats Up The Sunshine State

Florida Brass 06:47 pm | The Florida Brass Drum and Bugle Corps from Lakeland, Florida is hard at work with new music and new events for the 2015 season. Dick Burns arranger and horn instructor is putting the final touch to…

Mar 13 2015 / Read More »

Blue Devils International Corps Goes To Leeuwarden

Leeuwarden 07:02 pm | The Blue Devils International Corps (BDI) will perform at the Cambuur Stadium in Leeuwarden on 27th June. The corps has been brought to Leeuwarden exclusively for the Netherlands by the new event concept Proud, which will…

Mar 16 2015 / Read More »

International Corps Enter ‘Summer Spectacular’ In Woking

2014_company 06:41 pm | The Dutch Corps Jubal from Dordrecht and Juliana from Middelburg, and the Celtic Crusaders from Mullingar, Ireland, have registered for the Woking show on Saturday 4th July. The show is hosted by Cadence Drum & Bugle…

Mar 13 2015 / Read More »

Young Brass Players – Come And Experience Liberty

09:08 pm | Liberty are recruiting young brass players of all standards to take part in our 2015 Summer show – PROTEST! We rehearse on Thursday evenings and Sunday afternoons, have 3 camps a year and travel around the…

Feb 23 2015 / Read More »

DCUK & DCE Announce The Line Up For SoundSport Bristol UK

2014_company 07:07 pm | Drum Corps United Kingdom & Drum Corps Europe are pleased to announce the line up for the DCI SoundSport Bristol show on Saturday March 21 2015 at the Wise Campus, Filton, Bristol:- Blue Barons Mini Corps…

Feb 6 2015 / Read More »

Impressive Names At 2015 DCE European Championships

2014_company 07:42 pm | The DCE European Championships can count on an impressive list of participants next year. Alongside familiar names, Drum Corps Europe will also welcome a number of new participants in 2015. 37th Kingswood from Bristol, Blue Diamonds…

Dec 20 2014 / Read More »

Thurrock Marching Brass Secure European Championship Slot

Thurrock DCUK Woking 1 08:50 pm | The 2014 Drum Corps United Kingdom (www.dcuk.org.uk) Junior Class British Champions, Thurrock Marching Brass have received confirmation that they have successfully made it into the line-up against the best European Drum Corps at Junior level. This…

Dec 16 2014 / Read More »

Liberty Review Night 2014

07:36 pm | Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness has come to an end and, as usual, it went out with a review night. We reminisced about all that happened this year, from competing in the Indoor Percussion…

Dec 6 2014 / Read More »

Liberty Support Remembrance Sunday

05:41 pm | Liberty were proud to be able to support our local community on Remembrance Sunday by providing musicians to take part in Remembrance Services. Our drumline led the parade through Daventry town centre and our trumpeters played…

Nov 30 2014 / Read More »

Book Review – “Space Music”

08:18 pm | Jack Meehan is a true drum corps renaissance man. From his initial exposure to the activity while growing up in the Burroughs of New York City to his long time association with the Concord Blue Devils,…

Oct 3 2011 / Read More »

2011 DCW On-Line: Johnsonburg, Pennsylvania

DCW_Les Stentors 11_RQuinn 09:56 pm | by Rich Conti, Drum Corps World staff (richburgher [at] yahoo [dot] com) August 4, 2011 – Johnsonburg, PA . . . An absolutely gorgeous evening and a large and ravenous drum corps crowd set the stage…

Aug 22 2011 / Read More »

2011 DCW On-Line: Erie, Pennsylvania – World Class

DCW_Glassmen 11_JHiott 09:14 pm | by Kevin Gamin, Drum Corps World staff and Drum Corps Planet managing editor August 6, 2011 – Erie, PA . . . It was a weekend of upsets in Erie, PA. On Saturday evening, the Oregon…

Aug 21 2011 / Read More »

2011 DCW On-Line: Allentown, Pennsylvania – Saturday Night

The Cadets, Allentown, PA, Drum Corps World photo by Brett Owens 08:56 pm | by William Aldrich-Thorpe, Drum Corps World staff (aldrichthorpe [at] gmail [dot] com) August, 6 2011 — Allentown, PA . . . On this very wet and threatening evening, the Blue Devils barely edged the Cadets by…

Aug 20 2011 / Read More »

2011 DCW On-Line: West Chester, Pennsylvania

Blue Devils, Concord, CA, Drum Corps World photo by Ron Walloch 09:31 pm | by Bob Fields, Drum Corps World staff (rfields25 [at] aol [dot] com) With just two two days to go before the DCI Eastern Regional in Allentown, PA, this show at West Chester University gave a great…

Aug 19 2011 / Read More »

2011 DCW On-Line: Massillon, Ohio

Crossmen, San Antonio, TX, Drum Corps World photo by Patrick O'Toole 08:34 pm | by Vic Colaianni, Drum Corps World staff (vjcoly [at] gmail [dot] com) A rain-shortened “Pro Football Hall of Fame Festival” drum corps competition did not dampen the enthusiasm of the over 7,000 in attendance. This year’s…

Aug 18 2011 / Read More »

2011 DCW On-Line: Allentown, Pennsylvania – Friday Night

Jubal, Dordrecht, Holland, Drum Corps World photo by Hans Kloppert 06:40 pm | by William Aldrich-Thorpe, Drum Corps World staff (aldrichthorpe [at] gmail [dot] com) The Cavaliers easily outdistanced the Phantom Regiment this evening with their powerful and unusual production titled “XtraordinarY.” The Rosemont, IL, corps led across all…

Aug 17 2011 / Read More »

2011 DCW On-Line: Bealeton, Virginia

DCWOnLineImage2 07:45 pm | by William Aldrich-Thorpe, Drum Corps World staff (aldrichthorpe [at] gmail [dot] com) Crown lit up the sky with phenomenal aerial color guard tricks while filling the night air with their outstanding “Rach Star” production. This night…

Aug 10 2011 / Read More »