J. Birney Crum Stadium in Allentown, Pa., has a three-decade history of hosting the top Drum Corps International groups. This year's DCI Eastern Classic will be earlier than traditionally scheduled as those corps make their way West for the culmination of the 2007 Summer Music Games Tour at the DCI World Championships in Pasadena, Calif.

Blue Stars members huddle up prior to performing
at the DCI Eastern Classic in 2006.
The first evening of competition in Allentown will be on Saturday, July 7, followed by a Sunday evening show on July 8. Don't forget to mark your 2007 calendars with those new dates! Individual night tickets will go on sale this Thursday, Jan. 11 at 9 a.m. Central time. Ticket prices range from $20-30. $15 seats are available to groups of 25 or more. Don't miss this early opportunity to snag some of the best seats J. Birney Crum stadium has to offer.