Drum Corps International, Marching Music’s Major League™, is pleased to announce that Pageantry Innovations, the industry leader in concert and field accessory racks, synthesizer carts, mixer carts, speaker carts, gong stands, floor carts, and a variety of percussion accessories, is the 2018 presenting sponsor of DCI’s summer tour event in Mesquite, Texas

Under an agreement released today, DCI Mesquite presented by Pageantry Innovations will take place at Mesquite Memorial Stadium on Monday, July 23 and feature in competition: Spirit of Atlanta, Santa Clara Vanguard, Phantom Regiment, The Cavaliers, Seattle Cascades, Genesis, The Academy, Blue Devils, Carolina Crown, Bluecoats and Troopers. 

“I am pleased to welcome Pageantry Innovations as presenting sponsor of DCI Mesquite,” said John DeNovi, Drum Corps International senior director of business development. “We are thankful to Pageantry Innovations for their support of this show, which will assist DCI in its efforts to engage more people in the drum corps experience as it continues to promote well-organized, professionally-produced and highly successful events in the southwestern United States and around the world.”


As part of its presenting sponsorship, the New Philadelphia Ohio-based Pageantry Innovations will play host to a number of music educators and industry guests for a special music educators live learning event in the stadium press box starting at 5 p.m. CT.

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The educational clinic will consist of audio design and electronics layout insight with cart and accessory integration as well as percussion arranging and instrument setup utilizing the full Pageantry Innovations catalog. The clinic will be followed by a hands-on product walkthrough as well as a question and answer session.

Special presenting guests at this event include Aaron Beck and Rob Ferguson to discuss audio layouts and mapping as well as percussion arranging and setups all with Pageantry Innovations product solutions.

Aaron Beck serves as Bluecoats audio designer and is the current head of audio on Michael Jackson One by Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas. Rob Ferguson is the percussion arranger and percussion caption coordinator for the Phantom Regiment and also serves as the director and program coordinator for both Matrix World and Matrix Open.

The first 40 music educator guests to register for the clinic on PageantryInnovations.com will receive free tickets to the DCI Mesquite show.

Buy tickets to the DCI Mesquite event presented by Pageantry Innovations.

About Pageantry Innovations

Pageantry Innovations proudly fabricates carts and accessories for percussion and pro audio components as well as props for school music programs, theater groups and independent performance groups. All products are proudly made in the USA by a crew of talented welders and skilled workmen. Pageantry Innovations is devoted to bringing the highest quality products and solutions to performing groups around the world.