Drum Corps International
2018 DCI season preview

2018 DCI season preview

by Dan Potter

The start of the 2018 Drum Corps International Tour is upon us! In the latest episode of DCI’s Field Pass podcast, Dan Potter sits down with first-year DCI artistic director Lee Carlson for an in-depth look at some of the new and innovative ideas corps will be bringing to the field this summer. It all kicks off Thursday, June 21 in Detroit, beginning with the DCI Tour Premiere presented by DeMoulin Bros. & Co., an event that will also be broadcast live in select movie theaters across the country.

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Dan PotterDan Potter has been hooked on drum corps and competitive marching band for almost 40 years. He is the announcer for many Drum Corps International and marching band shows nationwide and is the host of DCI's "Field Pass," the official podcast of Marching Music's Major League™.

Drum Major of the Geneseo Knights Drum and Bugle Corps from 1979-1981, Dan was also on the staff of the Glassmen and has taught or consulted high school marching bands in Indiana, Texas, Kansas and Oklahoma.

Dan is the host of the "KRMG Morning News with Dan Potter" in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  He has been a news anchor, radio personality and manager of newsrooms for 35 years. He is the recipient of numerous broadcast journalism awards including the 2015 National Association of Broadcasters Marconi Award for Medium Market Personality of the Year. He's also won the prestigious Radio-Television News Directors Association's Edward R. Murrow award for best radio newscast in the U.S. (2000) and the DuPont-Columbia Silver Baton for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism (2004). In fact, he's the only American radio journalist ever to win all three of those awards.