Rest In Peace, Don Warren

The founder of The Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps, Don Warren, passed away this morning. To say that a giant has left us is an understatement. Don Warren’s contributions to the drum corps activity and to the Cavaliers are immeasurable. His influence continues through the many Cavaliers corps brothers who marched throughout the Green Machine’s […]

Report: Drum corps leader threw things at work, called women ‘little girls’

A report released Monday depicts in new detail Hopkins’ management of the nonprofit, which operates the nationally recognized Cadets drum and bugle corps. It describes the 62-year-old Hopkins, who was ousted as executive director in April amid allegations of sexual misconduct, as “aggressive, combative and unreasonable.” Hopkins declined to be interviewed for the report, which […]

DCW COVERAGE – 2018 DCI Tour Premiere Cinecast

It’s two weeks until the start of the 2018 Drum Corps International season, and I’m going to enjoy it from the comfort of a reclining leather seat in a movie theater. Now, that’s drum corps!

2017 Legends Drum Corps Open – Social Media Coverage

It’s just one week away from the 2017 Legends Drum Corps Open, part of the DCI Open Class tour. As you may know, I will be covering the show for Drum Corps Planet as part of our LIVE! From the Stands series, as well as writing the show review for Drum Corps World. Being the […]

2017 San Francisco Renegades Chinese New Year Parade

In 2008, I got to be a Renegade. No, not that kind of Renegade. THIS kind: That’s me in the honor guard of the San Francisco Renegades all-age drum and bugle corps. During the 2008 DCA World Championships, the Renegades put out a call to anybody interested in participating in their honor guard. Notice how smart they were not […]

2016 Drum Corps Associates World Championships Finals Competition – DCP/DCW Coverage

Whether you are on the field, in the stands, or following the action from home, be sure to join me LIVE From the Stands! for the 2016 Drum Corps Associates Championships Finals Competition! I will be live from the Sahlen’s Stadium press box, giving you live coverage of each performing unit from the first step […]