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Tuesday 20 July 2004

Review: DCI Orlando (Friday)

Several interesting show reviews are published on the Drum Corps Planet forums this summer. This weekend, a major DCI show in Orlando took place. Here follows a review of the Friday show, written by a DCP forum member.

Sunday 18 July 2004

Beatrix returns to the USA

Almost 30 years after its first crossing of the Atlantic Ocean in 1975, Beatrix Drum & Bugle Corps has set off for its sixth trip to the North-American continent. In 1975, the corps traveled to the southwestern part of Canada, where the first encounter with the drum corps phenomenon took place.

Friday 16 July 2004

European and Dutch title shows combined in 2004

The Drum Corps Europe Championships and the Dutch Show Championships will be combined in 2004. The event will take place on September 25 at The Hague, The Netherlands.

Wednesday 14 July 2004

Drum Corps Midwest is back

After a difficult period, Drum Corps Midwest is back. On July 10, DCM organized its annual Championships again in Dekalb, with 12 corps in competition and 2 corps in exhibition.

Tuesday 13 July 2004

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Sunday 11 July 2004

Drum corps fan at Apple?

Some time ago, a picture of a drum corps show was published at the website of Apple Computer. Today, several names of drum corps people are displayed in an animated GIF file, propagating Apple's popular MP3-player iPod.

Saturday 10 July 2004

Additional percussion judge to work at DCI shows

At major DCI shows beginning his weekend, an additional percussion performance judge will evaluate corps. The additional judge will also evaluate corps at select Division II & III shows through the summer, and throughout World Championships in Denver.

Thursday 8 July 2004

Enjoy the World Championships in style

Here’s your chance to watch the world’s hottest drum corps action from the most luxurious of confines! On Thursday, August 5 and Friday, August 6, you and your closest friends can watch World Championship quarterfinals (Thursday) and semifinals (Friday) from the swankest of all perches: Invesco’s corporate suites.

Tuesday 6 July 2004

Big win for Senators at third DCUK contest

Senators have won the third DCUK contest of the 2004 season. The corps stayed ahead of the other corps with over four points and placed first in the Open Class.

Monday 5 July 2004

Review: Cadence Spectacular 2004

This years Cadence Spectacular was once again held at the popular Army Rugby Stadium in Aldershot. With a good line up of Corps it promised to be an interesting day. Some black clouds over the Arena looked threatening, but the field looked in good condition for marching.

Saturday 3 July 2004

Blue Knights Alumni to host 'Alumni Biergarten'

The Blue Knights Alumni Association is hosting an 'Alumni Biergarten' at Invesco Field at Mile High during World Championshiops. All drum corps fans are welcome. You must bring proof of age to purchase alcohol.

Saturday 3 July 2004

Petition against the use of amps

Drum corps fan Matthew Briddell has started an online petition against the use of amplification on the DCI competition fields. Over 750 people have already signed the petiton, including some European fans. The petition can be found at petitiononline.com.

Thursday 1 July 2004

DCE reveals new website

Drum Corps Europe has revealed a new website. The new version supports three different languages: English, Dutch and German.

Tuesday 22 June 2004

Live event coverage on DCI website

Building on the success of last year’s DCI.org live coverage, the web team is ready to unleash a new and improved 2004 form of live coverage, which will add several new components to the exclusive live coverage featured at DCI World Championships (and all last summer) in Orlando in 2003.

Saturday 19 June 2004

New DCI product: Audio Performance Downloads

This summer after select DCI performances, you'll be able to purchase and download a corps' entire performance from those shows (or multiple corps or, heck, the entire show) to your computer for one incredibly low price per corps! All from the comfort of your own living room!