Regionals – Jul/Aug 2008

Regional Marching Band Events

A listing of marching events: major competitions, shows and conferences, by region. From July to August 2008.

West

Drum Corps International
July 2—Glendale, AZ – Southwest Corps Connection
July 3—San Diego, CA – Corps at the Crest-Vista
July 4—Pasadena, CA – DCI at Americafest 2008
July 5—Stanford, CA – DCI West Championship
July 8—Portland, OR – Portland Summer Music Games
July 9—Boise, ID – Thunder in Boise
July 10—Ogden, UT – Corps Encore
July 12—Denver, CO – Drums Along the Rockies
July 12—Long Beach, CA – So-Cal Classic
July 13—West Covina, CA – Drums Along the Pacific
July 14—Albuquerque, NM – Drums Along the Sandias
July 19—Gilroy, CA – California State Open
July 20—Fremont, CA – Loudest Show on Earth

Northeast

Drum Corps International
July 1—Ft. Edward/Glens Falls, NY – Adirondack Drums
July 2—Beverly, MA – The Beanpot Invitational
July 3—Bristol, RI – Summer Music Preview
July 3—Nashua, NH – Bugler’s Holiday
July 5—Clifton, NJ – Music in Motion-New Jersey
July 12—Springfield, MA – Youth on Parade
July 13—Manchester, NH – Fiesta De Musica
July 19—Wildwood, NJ – Jersey Surf Summer Classic
July 20— West Milford, NJ – American Classic Drum & Bugle Corps Show
July 26— Buffalo, NY – Prelude to Drums Along the Waterfront
July 27—Hamilton, ON
July 29—Sudbury, ON – Yamaha Spectacle of Sound
July 30—Rome, NY – Drums Along the Mohawk
July 31—Lawrence, MA – East Coast Classic
July 31—Hornell, NY – Music Under the Stars
July 31—West Chester, PA – Music in Motion
Aug 1-2—Allentown, PA – DCI Eastern Classic
Aug 3—Buffalo, NY – Drums Along the Waterfront

Midwest

Drum Corps International
July 2—Milwaukee, WI – Shamrock Festival
July 2— Fairfield, OH – SUMMER MUSIC GAMES in Cincinnati
July 3—Cedarburg, WI – Rotary Music Festival
July 5—Kalamazoo, MI – DCI Kalamazoo
July 6—Michigan City, IN – Pageant of Drums
July 14—Lincoln, NE – Cornhusker Summer Music Games
July 15—Hutchinson, KS – Starlite Drum-O-Rama
July 22—Wichita, KS – Drums Across Kansas
July 23—Pittsburg, KS – Brass Spectacular!
July 26—Dubuque, IA – Music on the March 2
July 27—Eau Claire, WI – Drums on the Chippewa
July 29—Centerville, OH – Soaring Sounds 29
July 30—Columbus, OH – Artistry in Motion
July 31— Vicksburg, MI – Legends Drum Corps Preview
Aug 2—Madison, WI – Music in Motion
Aug 3—Dayton, OH – Dayton Summer Classic
Aug 3—Wilmot, WI – Music on the March
Aug 4— Massilon, OH – Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival Drum Corps Competition
Aug 4—Toledo, OH – Summer Showcase
Aug 5— Michigan City, IN – DCI World Championships Open Class Quarterfinals
Aug 6— Indianapolis, IN – DCI Individual & Ensemble Competition
Aug 7— Bloomington, IN – DCI World Championships World Class Quarterfinals
Aug 8— Bloomington, IN – DCI World Championships Open and World Class Semifinals
Aug 9— Bloomington, IN – DCI World Championships Open and World Class Finals

Miscellaneous
July 22 to 26— South Bend, IN – National Baton Twirling Association (NBTA)

South

Drum Corps International
July 1—Richmond, KY – Drums Across the Bluegrass
July 7—Louisville, KY – DCI Louisville
July 7—Chesapeake, VA – Tidewater Summer Music Games
July 9—Columbia, SC – FirstBEAT
July 10—Milton, GA – The Atlanta Brass Classic
July 11—Valdosta, GA – Sounds of the South
July 12—Orlando, FL – DCI Orlando
July 14—Ft. Walton Beach, FL – Emerald Coast Classic
July 15—El Paso, TX – Battle on the Border
July 15— Ocean Springs, MS – Mississippi Sound Spectacular
July 16—Midland, TX – Thunder in the Desert
July 16—Lafayette, LA – Drums Across Cajun Field
July 17— Dallas, TX – North Texas Festival of Drums and Bugles
July 17—Houston, TX – THE exSIGHTment OF SOUND
July 19— San Antonio, TX – DCI Southwestern Championship
July 20—Denton, TX – Red River Thunder
July 21—Wichita Falls, TX – Rumble in the Falls
July 21—Monroe, LA – Battle on the Bayou
July 21—Broken Arrow, OK – Drums of Summer
July 22—Hattiesburg, MS – DCI Southern Mississippi
July 23—Van Buren, AR – Battle on the Border V
July 24—Birmingham, AL – Sparks in the Park
July 25— Murfreesboro, TN – Pearl Presents the Masters of the Summer Music Games
July 26—Atlanta, GA – DCI Southeastern Championship
July 27—Jacksonville, AL – Alabama Battle of the Brass
July 27—Charlotte, NC – NightBEAT
July 28—Sevierville, TN – Drums Across America
July 28—Charleston, WV – Drums Across the Tri-State
July 29— Salem, VA – The SUMMER MUSIC GAMES of Southwest Virginia
July 30—Warrenton, VA – Drum Corps in Fauquier
Aug 1—McKenzie, TN – Music in Motion
Aug 3—Westminster, MD – Music in Motion-Maryland

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