In The News: Marching Band Battle Invades Van Buren

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At 3 a.m. on Tuesday morning (July 20), 135 bedraggled musicians from the Santa Clara Vanguard will file off tour buses, spend the next half-hour dragging backpacks inside the Van Buren High School gym, and then drop onto the air mattresses they carry with them throughout the summer.

Within five hours, the same group will be practicing for the 7:30 p.m. performance of the Drum Corps International “Battle on the Border VII” at Van Buren’s Blakemore Field.

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Posted by on Monday, July 19th, 2010. Filed under DCI World.