Jul 26, 2010 1:36 PM by Melissa Canone
LAFAYETTE - Drums Across Cajun Field will come to Lafayette on Monday, July 26. A local stop on the 2010 Drum Corps International Tour, the event will feature several of the world's top drum and bugle corps in competition.
This is the fourth year UL Lafayette's Pride of Acadiana Marching Band hosts Drums Across Cajun Field.
Brian Taylor, director of the Pride of Acadiana Marching Band and tour event partner, said this Louisiana stop on the tour is set for 6:30 p.m. July 26 at Cajun Field.
Ten of the world's top corps including last year's champion, The Blue Devils from Concord, Calif.
Tickets for Drums Across Cajun Field are available at www.DCI.org or by calling 317-275-1212.
From modest beginnings more than three decades ago, Drum Corps International (DCI) has developed into a powerful, nonprofit, global youth activity with far-reaching artistic, educational and organizational influence. Through the annual DCI Tour and more than 35 World Championships in 17 North American cities, Drum Corps International provides entertainment to millions through live performances and nationally-televised events. Drum Corps International is Marching Music's Major LeagueTM.
Drum Corps International delivers the message of "excellence in performance and in life" to more than 7.2 million young people, ages 13-22 involved in performing arts in the United States. Active participants in U.S.-based drum and bugle corps hail from more than 15 countries.
The annual Drum Corps International Tour is made up of more than 100 events throughout North America. Each summer, some 400,000 fans attend live drum corps events.
For additional information about the tour, go to www.DCI.org or contact Drum Corps International at 630.628.7888.