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In The News – Students Aging Out Of Cancelled Marching Band Competition Given Second Chance

Hundreds of the country’s best marching band members won’t get the chance to show off this year despite having already been preparing for months. COVID-19 brought the Drum Corps International competition to a halt, and for some, they may never get the chance to play in it again. Read the rest of the article here.

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Thoughts From Phantom Regiment Members

After the devastating announcement last week that the 2020 drum corps season had been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we reached out to a few members to hear what they thought of the situation. Here’s what they had to say; “This summer would have been my 5th and final summer with my Phamily. I […]

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Blue Knights Alumni Spotlight: Tracy Avila

Name: Tracy Avila What year(s) did you march in the Blue Knights? 1988-1990 , 2018 Alumni Corps What section? 1988 Cymbals 1989-1990 Front Ensemble Read the rest of the article here.

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Help The Cavaliers March On Through The Years

2020 is the 72nd year of The Cavaliers existence. That existence and the momentum we have worked so hard to achieve is now threatened by the COVID-19 virus and the cancellation of the 2020 DCI season. The administration and the Board of Directors have enacted a plan to significantly reduce operating expenses but those actions […]

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Help Blue Knights March On To 2021

Events we could never imagine, until it became real. This was a devastating blow to our members AND to the financial stability of Ascend Performing Arts. All major funding sources such as Drums Along the Rockies, performance fees, and Bingo games have been canceled or suspended (learn more about how Ascend is responding to this […]

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2020 DCI Tour Cancellation Corps Announcements

With the cancellation of the 2020 Drum Corps International tour, many member corps have posted their own announcements and information specific to their organizations. Instead of posting each one individually, Drum Corps Planet has collated them in this post for easy reference.

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Member Corps Vote To Cancel 2020 DCI Tour

We know this is a difficult time for everyone as we all respond to the COVID-19 crisis. The events worldwide have impacted Drum Corps International as well, forcing cancellation of the 2020 Summer Tour as of Wednesday, March 25. DCI’s voting membership unanimously reached the difficult decision with great regret after thorough evaluation of numerous […]

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Marching Roundtable 881: DCI Rewatch- 1996 Blue Devils

That first impact! John Bogenschutz and Nick Little discuss “Club Blue: A Gangster Chronicle.” You can listen to us below, or if you want to take us with you, you can download us from iTunes. Read the rest of the article here.

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In The News – Student Drums His Way To Spot In Cavaliers

For Keegan Watts, a senior at Elizabethtown High School, he has learned consistency and determination is key. Watts will be marching with the Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps this summer playing snare drum. “This is the most talented group of people I’ve ever met in my entire life,” Watts said. Read the rest of the […]

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Introducing The Phan Shop

We have been hard at work over the past few months working on a whole new merchandise experience for our phans. A new name and fresh designs! The Phan Shop aims to generate revenue in support of Phantom Regiment’s mission: creating life-changing experiences through performing arts education. Additionally, the Phan Shop elevates and promotes the […]

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