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Sunday 31 July 2016

We are taking a short break from news updates

Due to holiday plans and low staffing in the news room, there will be a short break from news updates on the Drum Corps Europe website.

Friday 29 July 2016

Brianza steps into indoor winds, percussion and guard

Brianza Parade Band from Veduggio con Colzano has plans to enter the arena of indoor winds, indoor percussion and winter guard of Color Guard Netherlands as part of a big process of growth. Therefore Brianza is looking for a professional tech and choreographer for the color guard section.

Saturday 23 July 2016

Report on DCUK Leicester contest

A Sunday afternoon in July, Leicester (home of the Premier League champions), Saffron Lane, an iconic venue and a glorious sun drenched summers day could only mean one thing. Yep that’s right. It must be a Drum Corps show in the Midlands to bring the curtain down the the first half of the DCUK season before the summer break.

Monday 18 July 2016

Vikings win in Ireland

The Irish season got underway in Arklow Co.Wicklow on Saturday July 16th. Four corps took part in in the first competition in Arklow Celtic football club.

Friday 15 July 2016

DCN will stay in Huizen until 2020

Drum Corps Netherlands has committed to continue the show in Huizen until 2020. The organisation signed a contract for four additional years at the Huizen show.

Tuesday 12 July 2016

Unity takes Italian title at IMSB Championships

Unity from Mosson/Besana have won the title in the Premier Class at the Italian championships in Lecco last Saturday. The newly crowned champion scored 89.5 points.

Sunday 10 July 2016

German Open starts earlier due to large number of participants

The German Open will be starting earlier than usual this year. The earlier time is necessary due to the large number of participants.

Friday 8 July 2016

Report: DCUK Woking contest

On Sunday 3rd July DCUK returned to the Kingfield Stadium in Woking, Surrey for the second contest of the 2016 UK season (the fifth in the European Music Games "tour"). The number of competing units was down on last years event (which hosted the Blue Devils International Corps - was that a year ago already!) but the level of performance by those that did attend was no less intense.

Wednesday 6 July 2016

The Company in the lead in the UK, Jubal remains in the lead in Europe

The Company has topped the second DCUK show of the season in Woking on Sunday. Jubal maintains its lead in the European Premier Class ranking.

Sunday 3 July 2016

Starriders win DCE show at Rasteder Musiktage

The Starriders have won the DCE contest during the Rasteder Musiktage on Saturday. The corps from Bad Münder stayed ahead of Spirit of 52 by 1.2 points with their show 'About Time'.

Wednesday 29 June 2016

Participate in DCI’s SoundSport without leaving home

For the first time anywhere, 'The 2016 SoundSport Virtual Preview' and 'The 2016 SoundSport Virtual World Championships' make it possible for teams around the world to participate in SoundSport performances through online video submissions.

Sunday 26 June 2016

Brianza wins first IMSB contest of 2016 season

The first contest of the 2016 IMSB season took place on Saturday 18th of June in Caronno Pertusella (Italy). In front of almost 800 people, four groups performed their shows in a beautiful and festive atmosphere. The contest was also the occasion to celebrate the 120th birthday of the Academy Parade Band that hosted the event.

Friday 24 June 2016

Bluecoats steal the show with ‘Down Side Up’

Six World Class corps escaped the Indianapolis summer heat under the roof of Lucas Oil Stadium on Thursday night, as the DCI Tour Premiere presented by French Lick Resort kicked off the 2016 Drum Corps International Tour.

Friday 24 June 2016

IMBA competition venue moved to Mullingar

The IMBA competition scheduled for Clonmel on the 21st August has been moved to the Downs GAA Club Mullingar. This decision follows the Clonmel BlueHawks' decision to withdraw from all competition in 2016.

Tuesday 21 June 2016

The Company tops first DCUK contest of 2016

The Company has started the 2016 Drum Corps United Kingdom season with a win. On Sunday, the corps received a score of 69.30 at the first DCUK show of the year in Barnsley.