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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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Field Band Foundation COVID-19 Communique

The Field Band Foundation is completely and proudly aligned to the principles and intentions of the President’s call for a lock-down from tonight until 16 April. The primary focus of our preparations has been the securing of our assets: our young community project leaders who are the agents of change in their communities. Read the […]

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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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White Sabers March 23 Update: COVID-19

Dear White Sabers members, staff, friends, family, and the drum corps community, The COVID-19 situation in NYS, and around the world, has put us all into unprecedented and uncertain times. There are so many questions and few answers at this point in time as we all navigate our own professional, economical, and personal lives. The […]

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Coronavirus Update (March 23) By Drum Corps Associates

On Sunday, March 22, the Board of Drum Corps Associates held an emergency conference call with all their member corps directors to discuss the ongoing concerns and impact of the Coronavirus on its member corps as well as the entire DCA community. The corps directors shared their concerns, challenges and options as it relates to its members, staff and […]

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In The News – A Marching Band In Quarantine

Michelle Ho, an industrial design major at SF State, is one of many students who have been asked to leave their on campus apartment by school administration. SF State’s campus has been effectively shut down due to the COVID-19 outbreak, and the school has canceled all events, many of which Michelle was supposed to perform […]

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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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2020 Spirit Of Atlanta Hall Of Fame Inductees

Spirit of Atlanta and the Hall of Fame Committee are proud to announce the inductees for the 2020 class of the Spirit of Atlanta Hall of Fame. Join us in congratulating these special people for their longtime contributions to the Spirit of Atlanta organization. Plans are still underway for the 2020 Spirit of Atlanta Hall […]

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