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WDCHOF Member Art Mura Passes

A celebration of life will be held in the near future for World Drum Corps Hall of Fame (WDCHoF) member Art Mura, who passed away November 5, 2021. His brother Al was already a member, inducted in 1989, when Art was inducted in 2002. He had been elected to the New Jersey Drum Corps Hall […]

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Hall Of Fame Charter Associate Member Bob Bond Passes

World Drum Corps Hall of Fame (WDCHoF) charter associate member Bob Bond, one of the initial class of associates inducted in 2001, passed away November 4 at age 80. He had been active in drum and bugle corps operations on both sides of the Canada/United States border for more than half a century, serving in […]

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Tom Beebe Named DCA’s Newest Staff Member

1980 Crossmen

Drum Corps Associates President John Carr recently announced the appointment of Mr. Tom Beebe to the DCA staff. Tom will assume the role of chairperson for the I&E, Mini Corps, and Alumni Spectacular over DCA Championship weekend in 2022. Tom will be taking over for Dick Fischette who will remain DCA Vice President.

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2021 DCA Retrospective

2019 Sunrisers Front Ensemble

The goal was simple. When Drum Corps Associates set out plans for the summer of 2021, the hope was, of course, to create a positive experience for its members and a compelling product for its fans. But specifically, when all boiled down, the hope was to make it to the finish line, and to do […]

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World Drum Corps Hall Of Fame 2010s Corps Of The Decade

The World Drum Corps Hall of Fame has named Reading Buccaneers and Blue Devils as corps of the decade 2010 to 2019. Both organizations have previously been honored: Blue Devils as junior corps of the decade 1980 to 1989 and Buccaneers as all-age (previously senior) corps of the decade 2000 to 2009.

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Joseph T. Capone Passed Away At The Age Of 98 On June 16, 2021

Joe Capone, a World Drum Corps Hall of Fame (WDCHF) member since 1980, passed away at age 98 on June 16, 2021 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Interment with military honors took place on June 25. During his tour of duty with the United States Army during World War II, he participated in four major campaigns in […]

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Bluecoats Introduce Party In The Plaza

2019 Bluecoats

Downtown Canton’s beautiful new Centennial Plaza is now the location of the world premiere of the Bluecoats! For the first time since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, the Bluecoats will debut to the world right at home in Canton! A moment like that deserves a block party! Today Bluecoats announces the launch of Bluecoats […]

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Meet Kody Mackey

2019 Sunrisers Front Ensemble

As we travel on the road of life, there are always obstacles that are placed in our way. Some are minor and easy to fix. Some are life altering such is the case for Kody Mackey, age twenty-one, who is a front ensemble member of the Sunrisers and has been blind since birth. The only […]

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2021 World Drum Corps Hall Of Fame Associate Member Inductees

Years of activity by the 10 new Associate members to be inducted into the World Drum Corps Hall of Fame (WDCHOF) during a ceremony in Valley Forge Casino Resort in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania on Saturday, November 20 cover all the years from 1940 right up until today.

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What To Watch For: DCA 2021

DCA drum corps is coming straight to your living room; eight weeks of competitive performance all in one place, all for one price. A fully virtual season is a bold, brand-new concept within the drum corps activity. So, what can you expect from your subscription?

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