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  1. As officials prepare for the annual Americafest July 4 event at the Rose Bowl, manager Darryl Dunn is hoping to make enough to break even on the event.Although the celebration ends up being attended by about 25,000 to 30,000 people, the expense of the fireworks, marching bands and security quickly... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...6&Itemid=28
  2. Drum Corps International Audio Performance Downloads (APDs) are here! After select 2008 DCI Summer Tour events, you'll be able to purchase and download live performances of your favorite corps straight to your computer's hard drive. Jam out to the sweet sounds of summer by burning your APDs to a CD... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...5&Itemid=28
  3. They’re here! Elk’s Parade, West Side Story, America the Beautiful, Rocky Point Holiday, Malaguena and so many more great selections from so many incredible shows! For the past few months the crack audio team of the Cadets has been gathering recordings of the corps from many different sources. After looking... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...4&Itemid=28
  4. Tired but fulfilled Beatrix’ returned home yesterday after an intense but unforgettable weekend. Having taken first place at the DCN contest in Apeldoorn as well as having marched an extremely successful street parade in the warm and sunny Calais, France, the members have the right to be very satisfied. This... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...3&Itemid=30
  5. While outside events kept Dan Potter away from drum corps this past weekend, he was able to use the help of the new DCI Fan Network and correspondent Mike Ferlazzo to cover all the competition in today's Field Pass presented by Zildjian.Read the rest of the article here (http://www.dci.org/news/view.cfm?news_id=45d878d6-5c1d-4bbb-8f67-1f07f2028b24). ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...2&Itemid=28
  6. Randy Warner has a passion for animal rights, the pomp and circumstance of marching bands and his Mayberry-esque memories of his hometown of Pleasant Hill.He also has the heart (and kidneys) to do just about anything for his non-profit organization, Las Vegas Marching Arts Inc., to build the... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...1&Itemid=28
  7. Beatrix Drum Bugle Corps from Hilversum topped the second Drum Corps Netherlands contest, yesterday in Apeldoorn. The corps scored 67.05 points - the highest score in this year's DCN competition so far.Ten corps entered the DCN competition in Apeldoorn, including Göteborg Drum Corps from Sweden who had to... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...0&Itemid=30
  8. Bucs remain perfect at ‘Barnum Festival’June 28, 2008 – Bridgeport, CT . . . The long wait is over as Kennedy Stadium was nearly filled for six of DCA's top 10 corps from last year as they gave fans a full night of entertainment. This marked the 60th anniversary of the “Barnum Festival” and Art Harris and his committee are to be commended for a job well done. Fellow Drum Corps World staff writer Timothy Ace Holleran served as emcee and performed his best despite a public address system that failed many times during the night.The Reading Buccaneers served notice that they are ready and primed for a run at a fourth consecutive DCA title, while running their winning streak to 41 competitions without a loss. The Pursuit of Joy' is this year’s show theme as the Bucs display various body poses by the brass line in the opening set as the brass sound builds in volume in a large arc form. View the full article
  9. It's official. Tiger Woods will not be participating in the 2008 Vanguard Golf Outing at Spring Valley Golf Course in Milpitas on Monday afternoon, July 7. So that means there's still room for YOU to come on out and play!!!SCV will be holding their 2nd annual golf tournament to benefit... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...8&Itemid=28
  10. Although the Empire Statesmen drum and bugle corps celebrates its 25th anniversary this year without its founder, Vince Bruni, it will mark the milestone with the same passion he brought to the group.Mr. Bruni, whose spirit inspired musicians for two decades, died on the eve of the Drum Corps Associates... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...7&Itemid=29
  11. The music. The precision timing. Supporting old teammates. Whatever the reason, thousands of people filled the stands at Central High School's Kennedy Stadium feel the power and see the pageantry as talented drum and bugle corps battled it out Saturday to be the best of the Barnum Festival.The annual Champions... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...6&Itemid=29
  12. The Phoenix has risen from the ashes once more for the new beginning of the Phoenix Rising Marching Showband. Established in 1992, Phoenix has been one of the leading Showbands in Ireland and has gained an impressive reputation internationally in that time.2008 is set to be the most progressive season... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...5&Itemid=30
  13. Three Bands/Corps have confirmed their places so far for the 2008 tour. * Poynton Commodores * Warwik Girls * Northern Star ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...4&Itemid=30
  14. Lauren Hutson struck the bars on the marimba with a soft mallet. With each tap, the xylophone-like instrument produced a soft, rich sound that filled the room.As Lauren, 16, of Moreno Valley practiced in Valley View High School's music room in Moreno Valley, cymbal players Travis Beaman, 16, of Moreno... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...3&Itemid=28
  15. Cue the trumpet section: The Kingston Grenadier Drum and Bugle Corps is making a comeback.The only all-ages drum and bugle corps in the province is slowly rebuilding after the heady days of the 1960s and early ’70s.You can check them out Sunday at 2 p.m. when they present a full... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...2&Itemid=29
  16. Barry Janicula and John Allnutt will reinforce the staff of Beatrix’ Drum Bugle Corps during the upcoming USA Tour.As mentioned earlier, Barry designed the drill for Beatrix’ this season. During the summer, he will be part of the visual staff. Barry has a lot of experience in show... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...1&Itemid=30
  17. Wind down your week with some Friday fun and games on the Field Pass presented by Zildjian! Dan Potter has e-mails from listeners, plays requests from the Drum Corps International audio archive, and has another chance for you to win FREE Zildjian gear in this week's Field Pass Time Capsule... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...0&Itemid=28
  18. In 1990, Harry and Elaine Glinn, managers of the Corps, wanted to retire, so they called on all their former students who had marched together in the late 1970s and early 1980s for help. Fourteen alumni agreed to participate, and Donna Monte volunteered her time to take over as director.“Harry... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...9&Itemid=28
  19. Stroudsburg High School student Erica Bower and East Stroudsburg University students Ryan Bratt and Ashlie Grimes all woke up today at 7 a.m.Voluntarily.And they will continue to do so for most of their summer vacation.Read the rest of the article here (java script:void(0);/*1215019960335*/). ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...8&Itemid=28
  20. Energetic lineup brings triumphant close to ‘Blue Water Brass’June 23, 2008 -- Port Huron, MI . . . Rarely, when the curtain comes down on a 30-year serenade, do the final notes sound as sweet as they did in the opening. But six corps gave the audience something to remember along the banks of the St. Clair River and helped “Blue Water Brass” go out with a resounding fanfare.The cool evening brought a mix of celebration and remembrance as the city put on its 30th -- and last -- DCI contest. The Cavaliers grabbed the prize in World Class competition, but it was the manner in which the show honored decades of volunteers that earned the night’s longest ovation. View the full article
  21. World Gone Mad Drum and Bugle Corps (WGM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Joe Kempenich as the corps' new director. Joe is a seasoned drum corps veteran having performed with the St. Paul Scouts (1975-1978), St. Croix Rivermen (1979-1982), Gulf Coast Sound (2004-2005) and as a charter member... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...4&Itemid=29
  22. Three generations of Rochester’s Empire Statesmen organization, the Empire Cadets youth marching band, the competing corps and the Statesmen Alumni All Stars, will be adding some extra zing to Independence Day holiday weekend events, including a July 4 parade in neighboring Irondequoit and the 5th annual Vince Bruni Preview of... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...3&Itemid=29
  23. About 700 people witnessed nine-time Drum Corps International (DCI) champions The Cadets win Tuesday night's Silk City Rhythms competition at Rudness Field.With a score of 74 out of 100 points, the Allentown, Pa., group marched to victory over four other drum corps with its show, ...And the Pursuit of... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...2&Itemid=28
  24. Cavaliers founder and president Don Warren is celebrating his 60th year in the drum corps activity this summer. In today’s Field Pass presented by Zildjian, Dan Potter talks with Warren and Chicago-area author Colt Foutz about Warren’s biography, “Building the Green Machine,” which will be released nationally this July.Read the... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...1&Itemid=28
  25. Pre Season CD’s are always in demand from the fans of the Cadets and this year the corps brings an outstanding recording to you! On June 18th, just days before the start of the 2008 DCI competitive season, the corps assembled in the rustic and peaceful town of Chambersburg, PA.... ... Read the rest of the article here - http://www.drumcorpsplanet.com/index.php?o...0&Itemid=28
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