Lineup set for SoundSport International Music and Food Festival
Aug03

Lineup set for SoundSport International Music and Food Festival

The lineup is set for the SoundSport International Music and Food Festival on Saturday, August 12, which will help kick off the excitement of the final day of Drum Corps International’s 45th anniversary summer season. With a star-studded lineup of SoundSport teams from across the United States and around the World including Canada, England and Colombia ready to perform, this second-annual event is slated to be bigger and better...

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SoundSport teams set eyes on Indy after Powder Springs performance
Jul29

SoundSport teams set eyes on Indy after Powder Springs performance

By: Jeff Griffith Release: 7/29/2017 In one of the final summertime events remaining before the SoundSport International Music and Food Festival in Indianapolis, three talented ensembles threw down to open up the DCI Southeastern Championship presented by Jupiter, Mapex and Majestic on Saturday in Powder Springs, Georgia. Impact, an Orlando-based ensemble which earned a gold rating and the day’s “Best of Show” honors, managed to...

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Southwestern SoundSport teams bring the heat in San Antonio
Jul22

Southwestern SoundSport teams bring the heat in San Antonio

By: Jeff Griffith Release: 7/22/2017 Three SoundSport teams from in and around the state of Texas kicked off the DCI Southwestern Championship presented by Fred J. Miller, Inc., on the right note Saturday night at the Alamodome. Saturday’s opening performance came from a brand-new organization, Arsenal Drum and Bugle Corps, which took home Best in Show honors and a gold rating in the organization’s first SoundSport...

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‘History means everything’ to Freelancers SoundSport team
Jul14

‘History means everything’ to Freelancers SoundSport team

By Jeff Griffith Not every SoundSport team can boast having been a 10-time DCI finalist. With one of the most storied histories of any SoundSport ensemble, the Freelancers of Sacramento, California, bring an interesting perspective to a relatively new activity, one they’ve taken part in for three of its first five years of existence. “Our history means everything to us,” said Carl Allison, the team’s president. “The corps bases...

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Appalachian Sound looks forward to return in 2018
Jul14

Appalachian Sound looks forward to return in 2018

By Michael Boo Atlanta-based SoundSport team Appalachian Sound recently announced that it will cut its 2017 summer performance season short in an effort to “refocus efforts to offer a high-quality educational experience to more students in the very near future.” The ensemble, which is the brain-child of former Cadets member Christian Stephanos, was inspired after several YouTube views of the likes of the Guardians, a former SoundSport...

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Pair of SoundSport teams kicks of DCI’s return to Orlando
Jul12

Pair of SoundSport teams kicks of DCI’s return to Orlando

By: Jeff Griffith Two SoundSport teams made their 2017 debuts in their shared hometown, as part of Saturday night’s DCI Orlando presented by Lone Star Percussion event. Performing in front of a full crowd at the recently rennovated Camping World Stadium while utilizing SoundSport’s adapted 30-yard by 20-yard stage, the Central Florida Sounds of Freedom Band and Color Guard and IMPACT Drum and Bugle Corps opened up the...

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