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Music City hosts a packed house

Shadow turning to "The NeverEnding Story"

Blue Knights staffers work with Indonesian band

• Plus much more!

Blue Devils

Blue Devils’ System Blue division was on prominent display this week at the Midwest Clinic in Chicago, the world’s largest instrumental music conference.

Blue Knights

Blue Knights staff members recently worked with a marching band in Indonesia and helped the band’s drums take first place in the DCI Drum Corps Championship DrumLine Battle. “We had a great meeting with the head director and staff members for the future and how we can continue to build this relationship,” Blue Knights Visual Caption Head Neil Adkison said.

Boston Crusaders

The Boston Crusaders’ Inspire Arts & Music presents its Holiday issue of “Inspired Steps,” a publication supporting Boston City programs.

The Cadets

The Cadets are working to recruit eight vocalists to join the corps for its 2017 season.


Columbians will relocate its January 6-8 rehearsal camp to Hanford High School in Richland, Washington.


In a new video, Crossmen Executive Director Fred Morrison explains why the corps has launched a capital campaign to replace its 30-year-old equipment trailer, which started life as a moving storage van.


Impulse pays tribute to John M. Fallon, who passed away last week after many years of service to the corps.

Louisiana Stars

Louisiana Stars announced a new audition location on December 29 in Mandeville, Louisiana.


Mandarins is giving away a flat-screen TV at its bingo operation on December 23. The operation pays out more than $6,000 in winnings each bingo session.

Music City

Music City posted a gallery of photos from the corps’ recent December audition and rehearsal camp.

Santa Clara Vanguard

January 1 is the last day to sign up for the 2017 Santa Clara Vanguard Alumni Corps, a group being formed to recognize the corps’ 50th anniversary.


Shadow announced the title of its 2017 production “Atreyu,” which will feature music from the 1984 film, “The NeverEnding Story.”


Thunder is having its alumni holiday dinner on January 2 at a buffet in Spokane Valley. All are invited.


Troopers take a humorous look at what people unaffiliated with a drum corps think when they hear the corps’ name.

Past Editions

Corps news and announcements (12/9/2016)

Corps news and announcements (12/2/2016)

Corps news and announcements (11/25/2016)

Corps news and announcements (11/18/2016)