Regionals – May/June 2008

Regional Marching Band Events
A listing of events: major competitions, shows and conferences, by region. From May 2008 to July 2008.


Drum Corps International
June 22—Stockton, CA – Moonlight Classic
June 27—Clovis, CA – Mid Cal Tour of Champions
June 28—Walnut, CA – Corps at the Crest
June 29—Riverside, CA – Western Corps Connection
July 2—Glendale, AZ – Southwest Corps Connection
July 3—San Diego, CA – Corps at the Crest-Vista
July 4—Pasadena, CA
July 5—Stanford, CA – DCI West Championship
July 8—Portland, OR
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—Calabasas, CA – Drums Along the Pacific
July 14—Albuquerque, NM – Drums Along the Sandias
July 19—Sunnyvale, CA – California State Open
July 20—Vallejo, CA

May 29-31—Seattle, WA – CBDNA Athletic Band Symposium


Drum Corps International
June 28—New London, CT – Drum Corps on the Thames
June 29—Brockton, MA – Saturday Night Lights
June 30—Erie, PA – Lake Erie Fanfare
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 6—Coatesville, PA – Music in Motion-Pennsylvania
July 12—Springfield, MA – Youth on Parade
July 13—Manchester, NH – Fiesta De Musica
July 19—Wildwood, NJ – Jersey Surf Summer Classic
July 20—TBA, NJ
July 26—Buffalo, NY
July 27—Hamilton, ON
July 29—Sudbury, ON – 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

May 15-17—Orono, ME – Maine Music Educators Association Conference


Drum Corps International
June 21—Toledo, OH – GLASSMEN All-Star Review
June 21—Rockford, IL – Phantom Regiment’s Show of
Shows presented by the Rockford Register Star
June 22—Stillwater, MN – Drum Beauty
June 22—Dublin, OH – Emerald City SUMMER MUSIC GAMES
June 23—Mankato, MN – The Thunder of Drums
June 23—Pt. Huron, MI – Blue Water Brass
June 24—Sioux Falls, SD – Sioux Empire Spectacular
June 24—Belding, MI – Silk City Rhythms
June 26—Oswego, IL – Festival of Brass Drum Corps Show
June 26—Dubuque, IA – Music on the March
June 27—Racine, WI – Kiltie Klassic
June 27—Normal, IL – DCI Central Illinois
June 28—Madison, WI – DCI Madison Presented by Drums on Parade
June 29—Naperville, IL – Cavalcade of Brass
June 29—Coon Rapids, MN – Drums Along the Rapids
July 2—Milwaukee, WI
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 – Starliet 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—Chippewa Falls, WI – Drums on the Chippewa
July 29—Centerville, OH – Soaring Sounds 29
July 29—Omaha, NE – Omaha SUMMER MUSIC GAMES
July 30—Columbus, OH – Artistry in Motion
July 31—Vicksburg, MI


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
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 & 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
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
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

June 20-22—Nashville, TN – Summer NAMM
July 27-30—San Antonio, TX – Texas Bandmasters Association Convention/Clinic

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