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Field Pass Podcast: Blue Stars' 'Star Crossed' horn line
Photo by: T. McCourt, DCI.org

Field Pass Podcast: Blue Stars' 'Star Crossed' horn line

by Dan Potter

The Blue Stars hit the field at Lucas Oil Stadium to debut their show 'Star Crossed' last week with a brass line that is surprising even longtime fans of the Wisconsin corps. Dan Potter visited the corps in rehearsal the day of the DCI Tour Premiere and met three of the people working very hard to make this year's edition of the Blue Stars the best yet.





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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.