Beatrix Alumnus Remembers 1988 US Tour

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Getting your shots at the doctor. That was the feeling I had when I went to the USA with Beatrix’ on tour 1988, and it was not because I was sick.

It was the first time I watched live shows, watched all the great corps in one huge full stadium during finals in Kansas. When we departed from the Netherlands it was as cold as during Queen’s day 2010: about 10 degrees Celsius. A very large group was making the trip to the USA and Canada for the first time. 1988 was one of the hottest US summers ever. We found out the hard way.

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Posted by on Wednesday, May 26th, 2010. Filed under Drum Corps Netherlands.