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Drum Corps International Competition Returns to Legacy Stadium Friday Night


KATY MAGAZINE NEWS

July 18, 2019

By Jennifer Miko

On Friday, July 19, Legacy Stadium will host Marching Music’s Major League when Drum Corps International (DCI) returns to Katy. At the event, nine of the highest-ranking corps will compete in the on the road to the World Championship Finals. Photos courtesy of DCI

Carolina Crown, Ft. Mill, SC

Extensive Summer Tour

Legacy Stadium welcomes drum corps teams from all over the country to compete this Friday, July 19 at 7:30pm. The high-energy event, presented by Band Shoppe, is part of the DCI 2019 Summer Tour. The tour includes more than 100 shows in 37 states and culminates at the World Championship Finals in Indianapolis, IN on August 10.

Santa Clara Vanguard, Santa Clara, CA

Performing Groups

The drum corps taking the field at Legacy Stadium include: Bluecoats of Canton, OH, Blue Devils of Concord, CA, Blue Stars of La Crosse, WI, The Cadets of Allentown, PA, Carolina Crown of Ft. Mill, SC, The Cavaliers of Rosemont, IL, Phantom Regiment of Rockford, IL, and Santa Clara Vangaurd of Santa Clara, CA.

The talented band members, aged 14-22, will take the field with amazing costumes and sophisticated props. Each competing group features musical ensembles of up to 150 brass musicians and percussionists. They will be joined by dancers and performers with flags, rifles, sabers, dance, and color guard.

The Legacy Stadium audience can expect to be entertained by each corps' intricate visual formations and stunning choreography. Musical arrangements will span a variety of genres including classical, jazz, pop and rock music.

The Cadets, Allentown, PA</