Notice — The Drum Corps World office number (608-241-2292) has temporarily been disconnected. This was a MISTAKE caused by an employee at AT&T. It will hopefully be fixed sometime on Friday, September 20. I do NOT want anyone to get the wrong impession that anything has happened to the magazine. In fact, I’ve had the same number since November 1978 and have done everything I can to maintain the same contact information for all of these years since moving to Madison on January 1, 1979. My apologies for this happening. I only...
Drum Corps World is pleased to present a rare opportunity to own a piece of drum corps’ earliest recorded history. For a limited time, audio recordings from two historic championship competitions are available on compact disc.
1950 American Legion Nationals – October 8-9, Los Angeles, CA
1. New York Skyliners, New York City, NY
2. Commonwealth Edison, Chicago, IL
3. Boys of 76 (missing last 1/4 of show), Racine, WI
4. Harvey Seeds Rebels, Miami, FL
5. Holy Name Cadets, Garfield, NJ
Big line-up planned for “Alumni Spectacular” at U.S. Naval Academy; Scout House making 11th appearance
Preston Scout House Band, of Cambridge, ONT, will share the field at Navy-Marine Stadium in Annapolis, MD, with 10 other well-known alumni drum and bugle corps, performing for the 11th time since its debut performance in 2002 at the Drum Corps Associates field show.
The alumni exhibition, one of the highlights of the DCA championship weekend, will take place on Sunday, September 1, beginning at 10:00 AM. The line-up includes nine corps from the United States and two from Canada:
* Steel City Ambassadors of Pittsburgh, PA
After Preston Scout House Bugle Band made a spectacular debut performance in Hornell, NY, in 1960, organizers of the 1961 event promoted the show with bumper stickers that stated simply, “Scout House is coming back!”
On July 13, Preston Scout House Alumni Band is coming back to “Music Under the Stars” for the second year in a row, with a field show marking the 75th anniversary year of the organization’s founding in 1938 as a new activity for members of the 1st Preston Boy Scout Troop, under the leadership of Wilf Blum, one of the...
The June 28 issue of Drum Corps World was scheduled to be uploaded to the Internet on Friday, June 28, but we were able to complete it early. Our 32,000 subscribers have been notified that the edition is now available for viewing. If you haven’t signed up for your FREE subscription, you can today by going to www.drumcorpsworld.com, clicking on the cover of the issue in the upper righthand corner, entering your e-mail address and submitting. You can then view the issue on your computer or mobile device.
The issue has reports on the...