2019 Innovations In Brass – North Canton

It’s the first live show of my 2019 drum corps season, not just as a fan but also as a performer! The 2019 edition of Innovations in Brass – Akron Massillon North Canton will take place at 7:30 PM Eastern on Saturday, June 22, at Memorial Stadium on the campus of Hoover High School in […]

2019 DCI Tour Premiere Cinecast

At last, our long national drum corps drought is about to end. Once again, the Drum Corps International summer tour begins with the DCI Tour Premiere, broadcast to theaters across the United States and officially starting the 2019 drum corps season.

2018 Summer Music Games In Cincinnati Review

My review of the 2018 Drum Corps International Summer Music Games in Cincinnati show is now available to read in the July 2018 edition of Drum Corps World! Show review I also provided LIVE! From the Stands commentary about the show in the Drum Corps Planet forums. You can check out my comments and discussions […]

2018 DCI Tour Premiere Cinecast Review

My review of the 2018 Drum Corps International Tour Premiere cinecast is now available in the July 2018 issue of Drum Corps World! Cinecast review The July issue of DCW also features a review of the performing corps from that night as well. Show review Please let me know what you think of my review!

DCP/DCW COVERAGE – 2018 Summer Music Games in Cincinnati

The 2018 Gadget Drum Corps Tour continues, heading to Southwest Ohio with the 2018 Drum Corps International Summer Music Games in Cincinnati! It all takes place at Dwire Field at Atrium Stadium on the campus of William Mason High School in Mason, Ohio, this Monday, June 25th! The fun begins at 7:00pm with Cincinnati Tradition […]

June 2017 Drum Corps World Show Reviews

The 2017 drum corps season has started, and so has my show review season! I reviewed two shows for the June edition of Drum Corps World. The first was the DCI Tour Premiere cinecast on Thursday, June 22. The focus of that review was on the technical aspects of the cinecast. A separate review of […]

2016 Drum Corps International World Class Finals Drum Corps World Review Published

My review of the 2016 Drum Corps International World Class Finals drum corps competition is now published in the August 19th edition of Drum Corps World. You can read the review here. You can also check out this and all previous digital editions of Drum Corps World here. My LIVE From the Stands! coverage of […]

2012 DCI West Webcast Review

The first DCI Fan Network webcast of the season took place on Saturday, June 23, as Stanford, CA, once again hosted the DCI West regional. One of the benefits of a Fan Network subscription is the “DVR” capabilities viewers and implement throughout the show, allowing fans to rewind and fast forward through the recording. For […]

2011 Three Rivers Summer Music Games Review

I almost didn’t get my first live drum corps fix on Thursday night. The weather had been schizophrenic all day, alternating between significant rainfall and sunny skies. The weather report for Pittsburgh was not promising, either, as the radar showed possible storms hitting Baldwin High School’s Highlander Stadium at some point during the night’s performances. Fortunately, while […]

2011 Three Rivers Summer Music Games

Next week, I’ll get my first taste of live, in my face, outdoor drum corps as I’ll be traveling to Pittsburgh to take in the Three Rivers Summer Music Games. The show begins at 7PM and features five World Class DCI corps: Bluecoats – Canton, OH Boston Crusaders – Boston, MA Glassmen – Toledo, OH Spirit of Atlanta […]