Madison Scouts Annouce 2018 DCI Tour

Chris K. Alumni, Events, Madison, Members, News, Tour

The Madison Scouts, in conjunction with Drum Corps International, are pleased to announce their 2018 summer tour. The tour begins in Whitewater, WI on Saturday, June 23rd and concludes August 9-11 in Indianapolis, Indiana at the DCI World Championships.

The tour dates includes:

JUNE
23 – Saturday – Whitewater, WI – The Whitewater Classic
25 – Monday – Hamilton, OH – Summer Music Games in Cincinnati
28 – Thursday – Pittsburgh, PA – Innovations in Brass
29 – Friday – Muncie, IN – DCI Central Indiana

JULY
1 – Sunday – La Crosse, WI – River City Rhapsody
3 – Tuesday – Cedarburg, WI – Rotary Music Festival
4 – Wednesday – Cedarburg, WI – 4th of July Parade & Concert
5 – Thursday – Wausau, WI – The Northwoods Encore
6 – Friday – Rockford, IL – Show of Shows
7 – Saturday – Minneapolis, MN – DCI Minnesota
8 – Sunday – Madison, WI – Drums on Parade
11 – Wednesday – Lebanon, IL – DCI Central Illinois
14 – Saturday – DeKalb, IL – Tour of Champions, Northern Illinois
15 – Sunday – St. Louis, MO – DCI Midwestern Championship
16 – Monday – El Dorado, KS – Drums Across Kansas
19 – Thursday – Belton, TX – DCI Central Texas
21 – Saturday – San Antonio, TX – DCI Southwestern Championships
24 – Tuesday – Mustang, OK – DCI in the Heartland
25 – Wednesday – Little Rock, AR – DCI Arkansas
27 – Friday – Dothan, AL – DCI Southern Alabama
28 – Saturday – Atlanta, GA – DCI Southeastern Championships
30 – Monday – Charleston, WV – Drums Across the Tri-State

AUGUST
2 – Thursday – Rome, NY – Drums Along the Mohawk
3 – Friday – Allentown, PA – DCI Eastern Classic
5 – Sunday – Buffalo, NY – Tour of Champions, Drums Along the Waterfront
8 – Wednesday – Indianapolis, IN – DCI Performers Showcase
9 – Thursday – Indianapolis, IN – DCI World Championship PRELIMS – Big, Loud, and Live – Theater Broadcast
10 –  Friday – Indianapolis, IN – DCI World Championship SEMIFINALS
11 – Saturday – Indianapolis, IN – DCI World Championships FINALS

“The 2018 tour has us performing 5 times in the State of Wisconsin and nearby performances in Minneapolis, MN and DeKalb, IL, something that should delight our Midwest fans,” stated Executive Director Chris Komnick. “We are also hosting three great events in Whitewater, Wausau, and Madison. At each event we will again be conducting our Mad Skills marching arts clinics for nearby high school bands to attend.”

The Madison Scouts will be hosting three Drum Corps International events on June 23rd in Whitewater, WI, July 5th in Wausau, WI, and and July 8th in Madison, WI.

On Saturday, June 23rd, the Madison Scouts bring a fantastic opening-day line-up to The Whitewater Classic. Joining the Scouts will be the The Cavaliers (Rosemont, IL), Boston Crusaders (Boston, MA), Blue Stars (La Crosse, WI), Colts (Dubuque, IA), and Pioneer (Milwaukee, WI). In Open Class will be the Colt Cadets (Dubuque, IA) the Kilties (Racine, WI).

On Thursday, July 5th The Northwoods Encore will feature the Madison Scouts along with the Phantom Regiment (Rockford, IL), Blue Stars (La Crosse, WI), Colts (Dubuque, IA), Genesis (Austin, TX), Pioneer (Milwaukee, WI) and local Open Class corps Shadow (Oregon, WI).

The 66th Annual Drums on Parade (Drum Corps’ Oldest Show) will be held on Sunday, July 8th. Headlined by the Madison Scouts, the show will also include the DCI World Champion Blue Devils (Concord, CA), Phantom Regiment (Rockford, IL), and Pioneer (Milwaukee, WI). Also joining in the Open Class are Legends (Kalamazoo, MI) and Shadow (Oregon, WI).

Tickets can be purchased at www.DCI.org/tickets