Six of the top drum and bugle corps in the country will premiere their 2019 shows on June 20 — and fans across the country can enjoy them on the big screen.
“Drum Corps at the Cinema: DCI Tour Premiere” begins at 7:30 p.m. local time.
Area theaters showing the event are the Marcus Renaissance Cinema, 10411 Renaissance Blvd. in Sturtevant, and Gurnee Cinemas 20, 6144 Grand Ave. in Gurnee, Ill.
The event will feature the Blue Stars, Bluecoats, Boston Crusaders, Cadets, Carolina Crown and Phantom Regiment, performing live at Ford Field in Detroit.
The broadcast of the season-opening competitive performances of the 2019 DCI Tour is through Fathom Events’ Digital Broadcast Network.
Tickets are $16 and can be purchased online via FathomEvents.com or participating theater box offices.
The shows include:
Blue Stars: “Call of the Wild” will feature “Winter” by Antonio Vivaldi, Symphony No. 1 by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, “Dance Panels” by Aaron Copland, “Sora” by Yora Kanno, “Avalanche” by Jim Wunderlich, Rick Barclay, and Matthew Hernandez and “The Great Thaw (Vuele Reprise)” by Frode Fjellheim and Christophe Beck.
Boston Crusaders: “Goliath,” based on the story of David and Goliath. Music includes “Enough of Our Machines” by Son Lux, “Everybody Wants to Rule the World” by Tears for Fears, “On the Shoulders of Giants” by Peter Graham, “Giant Steps” by John Coltrane, “My Shot” from “Hamilton” by Lin-Manuel Miranda, “Fanfare for Rocky” by Bill Conti and “Once Upon a Castle” by Michael Daugherty.
The Cadets: “Behold,” featuring “Fanfare for the Women” by Libby Larson, “Just” by David Lang, “Blueprint” by Caroline Shaw, “Dance 1” from the “Estancia Orchestral Suite” by Alberto Ginastera, “Bridge Over Troubled Water” by Paul Simon, Fourth Symphony by David Maslanka and “Do Better” by Tom Aungst, Omar Carmenates and Brandon Carrita.
Carolina Crown: “Beneath the Surface,” featuring “Temen Oblak (Dark Clouds)” by Christopher Tin, “Frolic” from “Rabbit and Rogue” by Danny Elfman, “Gabriel’s Oboe” by Ennio Morricone and “Bucimis” by The Tringles, featuring Trichy Sankaran.
Phantom Regiment: “I Am Joan,” based on the story of Joan of Arc. Music includes “Carmina Burana” by Carl Orff, “Audivi Media Nocte” by Oliver Waespi, “Zohar” by Jonathan Leshoff, “Fire of Eternal Glory” and “Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk” by Dmitri Shostakovich, “Vox Populi” by 30 Seconds to Mars and “Unleashed” by 2 Steps From Hell.
Note: The Bluecoats have not released their show title or repertoire.
The DCI Tour Premiere will be the first of two 2019 DCI events on the big screen this summer.
“Big, Loud & Live,” featuring the top 15 corps performing at the DCI World Championship Prelims, will be screened in select movie theaters across the country on Aug. 8.