Drum Corps return to DeKalb – July 12

Northern Illinois University’s Huskie Stadium once again will play host to the Drum Corps, “Tour of Champions.” The show will take place at 7:30 p.m. July 12, and will feature seven of the world’s top 12 drum and bugle corps in competition.

This year’s show welcomes all Midwest Drum Corps alumni, including Phantom Regiment, The Cavaliers, Guardsmen, Knights Drum and Bugle Corps, Royal Airs, Vanguards, Madison Scouts and others.

This show includes Phantom Regiment of Rockford, The Cavaliers of Rosemont, Illinois , The Cadets of Allentown, Pennsylvania, Carolina Crown of Ft. Mill, South Carolina, Santa Clara Vanguards of Santa Clara, California, Boston Crusaders of Boston, MA and Blue Devils of Concord, California.

Prior to the show, all Drum Corps alumni are invited to tailgate at Fatty’s Pub & Grille, 1312 W. Lincoln Highway in DeKalb, Illinois (near the stadium). This is one of the largest tourism event during the summer in DeKalb County with over 6,000 people coming to the event.

Limited tickets are available at FunME Events, 650 Peace Road, Suite F, in DeKalb. The phone number is 815-756-1263. Other tickets are available at www.ticketmaster.com.

The show is sponsored in part by DCI, Phantom Regiment Drum Corps, Kishwaukee Fest Organization of DeKalb County and FunME Events.

Doors open at 6 p.m. Seats are reserved with many of the center section tickets sold out. For information, contact Michael Embrey at m.embrey@funmeevents.com or 815-756-1263.

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