The Academy debuts their performance of "A Night at the Show" this evening at the Tempe Center for the Arts. The corps will take the stage with a musical program featuring special performances by Academy staff and corps members.
The Blue Devils released a pre-season recording of their '08 program, "Constantly Risking Absurdity." Fans can pre-order a CD or download tracks from the DCI Fan Network now. The CD will also include bonus selections from the brass and percussion, a performance by Blue Devils B, and a recording of 2007's championship program "Winged Victory."
Reporter Terry Rindfleisch of the LaCrosse Tribune will be following the Blue Stars this summer all the way to the '08 World Championships. The articles will run in a special section of the Tribune's Web site dedicated to bringing fans the latest news about the corps.
Fans wanting to be among the first to see Pacific Crest's new program, "Primality: the Rituals of Passion," can attend the corps' sneak preview Sunday, June 15 at Wilson High School Stadium in Hacienda Heights, Calif. For $15, fans can get dinner and a show as Pacific Crest gets ready to hit the road for the '08 DCI Summer Tour.
Phantom Regiment will offer fans an online tour journal by euphonium section leader Courtney Lawrence this summer. The four-year veteran of the corps will be cataloguing her summer with "Courtney's Chronicles," logging her "age-out" season before joining "The Commandant's Own," the United States Marine Drum & Bugle Corps this fall.
The Spartans of Nashua, N.H., will give fans a look at their 2008 show, "Metallic Soundscapes," in a concert at Greely Park in Nashua this Saturday. Featuring music by John Mackey, the 2007 Division II World Champions will play at 2 p.m. with no admission charge.