Regionals – May/June 2014

Regional Marching Band Events

A listing of marching events: major competitions, shows and conferences, by region. From March to May 2014.

West

Drum Corps International

Jun 20—Clovis, CA—MidCal Champions Showcase
Jun 21—Stanford, CA—DCI West
Jun 22—Sacramento, CA—Moonlight Classic
Jun 26—Mesa, AZ—Southwest Corps Connection
Jun 27—Oceanside, CA—Corps at the Crest San Diego
Jun 28—Glendora, CA—Corps at the Crest Los Angeles
Jun 29—Riverside, CA—Western Corps Connection
Jul 1—Santa Clara, CA—Pacific Procession
Jul 2—Medford, OR—Beat of the Rogue
Jul 3—McMinnville, OR—Drums of Fire
Jul 5—Sacramento, CA—DCI Capital Classic Corps Show
Jul 5—Renton, WA—Seattle Summer Music Games
Jul 6—Tri Cities, WA—Drums Along the Columbia
Jul 6—Pleasant Hill, CA—Loudest Show on Earth
Jul 9—Ogden, UT—Corps Encore
Jul 11—Cheyenne, WY—Drums Along the Rockies Cheyenne Edition
Jul 12—Laguna Hills, CA
Jul 12—Denver, CO—Drums Along the Rockies
Jul 13—Bellflower, CA—So Cal Classic Open Class Championship

Midwest

Drum Corps International

Jun 18—Indianapolis, IN—DCI Opening Night presented by DeMoulin Bros & Co.
Jun 20—Rockford, IL—Show of Shows
Jun 21—Akron, OH—Innovations in Brass: Akron
Jun 21—Paw Paw, MI—Legends Drum Corps Preview
Jun 22—Bowling Green, OH—DCI All Star Review
Jun 24—Merrillville, IN—Merrillville Music Festival
Jun 24—Fairfield, OH—Summer Music Games in Cincinnati
Jun 25—Evansville, IN—Drums on the Ohio
Jun 27—Muncie, IN—DCI Central Indiana
Jun 28—Madison, WI—Drums on Parade
Jun 29—Rochester, MN—River City Rhapsody Rochester
Jun 30—Mankato, MN—The Thunder of Drums
Jul 1—Overland Park, KS—Brass Impact
Jul 2—Waukee, IA—Celebration in Brass
Jul 3—Cedarburg, WI—Rotary Music Festival
Jul 5—Michigan City, IN—Pageant of Drums
Jul 5—Whitewater, WI—The Whitewater Classic
Jul 6—Lisle, IL—Cavalcade of Brass
Jul 6—Dixon, IL—Dixon Petunia Festival
Jul 8—Boise, ID—Boise Summer Music Games
Jul 8—Ft. Wayne, IN—DCI Ft. Wayne
Jul 8—Dubuque, IA—Music on the March
Jul 9—Metamora, IL—Show of Shows
Jul 10—Salem, WI—Music on the Border
Jul 11—Eden Prairie, MN—DCI Eden Prairie
Jul 12—La Crosse, WI—DCI La Crosse
Jul 13—Muscatine, IA—Percussion on the Pearl
Jul 13—DeKalb, IL—Tour of Champions Northern Illinois
Jul 14—Lebanon, IL—DCI St. Louis
Jul 14—Omaha, NE—Drums Across Nebraska
Jul 14—Warrensburg, MO—Tour of Champions Central Missouri
Jul 15—Wichita, KS—Drums Across Kansas
Jul 23—St. Louis, MO
Jul 26—Kalamazoo, MI—Legends Drum Corps Open
Jul 26—TBD, WI
Jul 28—Dublin, OH—Emerald City Music Games
Jul 28—Rice Lake, WI—Rhythm Across Rice Lake
Jul 29—Springfield area, IL
Jul 30—St. Paul, MN—A Knight of Music and Motion
Jul 31—TBD Northern, IN

Tradeshows

Jun 23-28—Muncie, IN—Music for All Summer Symposium
Jun 29—Alexandria, MN—Vikingland Band Festival

Northeast

Drum Corps International

Jun 25—Pittsburgh, PA—Innovations in Brass: Pittsburgh
Jun 27—Chambersburg, PA—Drum Corps: An American Tradition
Jun 28—Jackson, NJ—Drum Corps: An American Tradition
Jun 29—Lawrence, MA—East Coast Classic
Jul 2—New Haven, CT—Connecticut Drums at Southern Connecticut State University
Jul 3—Bristol, RI—Summer Music Preview
Jul 5—Lynn, MA—The Beanpot Invitational
Jul 6—Chester, PA—Drum Corps: An American Tradition
Jul 19—Manchester, NH—Fiesta de Musica
Jul 24—Johnsonburg, PA—A Blast in the Burg
Jul 29—Erie, PA—Lake Erie Fanfare
Jul 30—West Chester, PA—Drum Corps: An American Tradition
Jul 30—Rome, NY—Drums Along the Mohawk
Jul 31—Quincy, MA—CYO Nationals Tribute
Jul 31—Piscataway, NJ—Tour of Champions Rutgers

Tradeshows

May 15-16—Orono, ME—Maine MEA

South

Drum Corps International

Jun 22—Lexington, KY—Drum in the Bluegrass
Jul 15—Bentonville, AR—Music on the Move
Jul 16—Broken Arrow, OK—Drums of Summer
Jul 17—Round Rock, TX—DCI Austin presented by Band Shoppe
Jul 17—Denton, TX—DCI Denton presented by CoServ Electric for Red River Thunder
Jul 18—Houston, TX—Tour of Champions Texas presented by THE exSIGHTment of SOUND
Jul 19—San Antonio, TX—DCI Southwestern Championship at the Alamodome
Jul 21—Dallas, TX—DCI Dallas presented by North Texas Festival of Drums and Bugles
Jul 21—Lafayette, LA—Drums Across Cajun Field
Jul 22—Mustang, OK—DCI in the Heartland
Jul 22—Ocean Springs, MS—Mississippi Sound Spectacular
Jul 24—Opelika, AL—Alabama Sounds of Summer
Jul 24—Nashville area, TN
Jul 25—Huntsville, AL—DCI North Alabama
Jul 25—Murfreesboro, TN—The Masters of the Summer Music Games
Jul 26—Atlanta, GA—DCI Atlanta Southeastern Championship
Jul 27—Charlotte, NC—NightBEAT Tour of Champions
Jul 28—Charleston, WV—Drums Across the Tri-State
Jul 30—Salem, VA—WDBJ-7 Summer Music Games of Southwest Virginia

Tradeshows

May 29-31—Charlottesville, VA—CBDNA National Collegiate Marching and Athletic Bands Symposium
Jul 17-19—Nashville, TN—Summer NAMM
Jul 27-30—San Antonio, TX—Texas Bandmasters Association Convention/Clinic

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