Corps, Fans Make Most Of Rainy Season Opener

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Despite heavy rain and lightning before the show, the Drum Corps International competitive season opener on Friday, June 19 in Rockford, Ill., entertained parents and drum corps fans with a standstill concert.

The DCI Tour event Show of Shows was held at Boylan High School and is the “home show” of the Rockford-based Phantom Regiment.

After postponing the event during heavy thunderstorms resulting in slick field conditions, officials decided to hold a standstill concert in the stadium. Even after waiting through delays and braving the weather, by the time the corps took the field, cheering fans still filled the stands.

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Posted by on Wednesday, June 24th, 2009. Filed under DCI World.