Regionals – May/June 2012

Regional Marching Band Events

A listing of marching events: major competitions, shows and conferences, by region. From May to July 2012.

West

Drum Corps International

June 19—Albuquerque, NM—Drums Along the Sandias
June 20—Mesa, AZ—Southwest Corps Connection
June 22—Clovis, CA—MidCal Champions Showcase
June 23—Stanford, CA—DCI West
June 24—Sacramento, CA—Moonlight Classic
June 26—Santa Clara, CA—Pacific Procession
June 28—Medford, OR—Beat of the Rogue
June 29—Oceanside, CA—Corps at the Crest San Diego
June 29—Hillsboro, OR—Portland Summer Music Games
June 30—Renton, WA—Seattle Summer Music Games
June 30—Walnut, CA—Corps at the Crest Walnut
July 1—Riverside, CA—Western Corps Connection
July 1—Tri-Cities, WA—Drums Along the Columbia
July 6—Ogden, UT—Corps Encore
July 6—Casper, WY—Drums Along the Rockies Casper Edition
July 7—Denver, CO—Drums Along the Rockies
July 7—Sacramento, CA
July 8—Pleasant Hill, CA—Loudest Show on Earth
July 12—Salem, WA
July 14—Southern CA
July 15—Bellflower, CA—So Cal Classic Open Class Championship

 

Midwest

Drum Corps International

June 16—Akron, OH—Innovations in Brass
June 20—Battle Creek, MI—Legends Drum Corps Preview
June 22—Madison, WI—Drums on Parade
June 23—Woodbury, MN—River City Rhapsody Woodbury
June 24—Sioux Falls, SD—Sioux Empire Spectacular
June 26—Mankato, MN—The Thunder of Drums
June 27—Fairfield, OH—Summer Music Games in Cincinnati
June 28—Merrillville, IN—Merrillville Music Festival
June 29—Muncie, IN—DCI Central Indiana
June 30—Michigan City, IN—Pageant of Drums
July 1—Muscatine, IA
July 2—Eagle, ID—Boise Summer Music Games
July 3—Cedarburg, WI—Rotary Music Festival
July 6—Whitewater, WI—The Whitewater Classic
July 7—Kalamazoo, MI—DCI Kalamazoo
July 9—Centerville, OH—Souring Sounds 32
July 9—Omaha, NE—Drums Across Nebraska
July 10—Waukee, IA—Celebration in Brass
July 11—Bowling Green, OH—Glassmen All Star Review
July 11—Metamora, IL—River City Rhapsody Metamora
July 12—Davenport, IA—Music on the March
July 13—Lisle, IL—Cavalcade of Brass
July 13—La Crosse, WI—River City Rhapsody La Crosse
July 14—Minneapolis, MN—DCI Minnesota
July 15—Rockford, IL—Show of Shows, a Tour of Champions Series event
July 16—Olathe, KS—Brass Impact
July 28—Paw Paw, MI—Drum Corps in the Village
July 30—Spring Valley, IL—Music to the Core
July 31—Dublin, OH—Emerald City Music Games

Miscellaneous

May 31-June 2—Columbus, OH—CBDNA Athletic Band Symposium
June 23-30—Muncie, IN—Music for All Summer Symposium
June 24—Alexandria, MN—Vikingland Band Festival

 

Northeast

Drum Corps International

June 29—Ft. Edward/Glens Falls, NY—Adirondack Drums
June 30—Lynn, MA—The Beanpot Invitational
July 1—New Haven, CT—Connecticut Drums at Southern Connecticut State University
July 3—Bristol, RI—Summer Music Preview
July 6—Quincy, MA—CYO Nationals Tribute
July 7—Jackson, NJ—Drum Corps: An American Tradition
July 8—Chambersburg, PA—Drum Corps: An American Tradition
July 15—Manchester, NH—Fiesta de Musica
July 30—Erie, PA—Lake Erie Fanfare I
July 31—Johnsonburg, PA—A Blast in the Burg

Miscellaneous

May 17-18—Gorham, ME—Maine Music Educators Association

 

South

Drum Corps International

June 17—Louisville, KY—DCI Louisville
June 20—Martin, TN—Sounds of Summer
June 21—Dothan, AL—Deep South DCI
June 23—Orlando, FL—DCI Orlando presented by DeMoulin Bros.
June 25—Ft. Mill, SC—FirstBEAT
June 26—Sevierville, TN—Drums Across America
July 17—Bentonville, AR—Music on the Move
July 18—Broken Arrow, OK—Drums of Summer
July 19—Denton, TX—DCI North Dallas presented by Red River Thunder
July 19—Round Rock, TX—DCI Austin
July 20—Houston, TX—DCI Houston presented by THE exSIGHTment of SOUND, a Tour of Champions Series event
July 21—San Antonio, TX—DCI Southwestern Championship at the Alamodome
July 22—San Antonio, TX—DCI World Class Individual and Ensemble Championship
July 23—Odessa, TX—Thunder in the Desert
July 23—Lafayette, LA—Drums Across Cajun Field
July 24—Ocean Springs, MS—Mississippi Sound Spectacular
July 24—Dallas, TX—DCI Dallas presented by North Texas Festival of Drums and Bugles
July 25—Edmond, OK—DCI Central Oklahoma
July 25—Hattiesburg, MS—DCI Southern Mississippi
July 26—Little Rock, AR—DCI Arkansas
July 27—Murfreesboro, TN—The Masters of the Summer Music Games, a Tour of Champions Series event
July 28—Atlanta, GA—DCI Atlanta Southeastern Championship
July 29—Charlotte, NC—NightBEAT, a Tour of Champions Series event
July 30—Charleston, WV—Drums Across the Tri-State
July 30—Raleigh/Durham, NC—CrownBEAT
July 31—Salem, VA—The Summer Music Games of Southwest Virginia
July 31—Warrenton, VA—Drum Corps in Northern Virginia

Miscellaneous

July 12-14—Nashville, TN—Summer NAMM
July 20-23—San Antonio, TX—Texas Bandmasters Association Convention/Clinic

 

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