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May 8, 2008

ULM added to Drum Corps International Summer Music Games Tour; locally scheduled for July 21

The University of Louisiana at Monroe Band Department recently announced the inclusion of ULM to the Drum Corps International Summer Music Games Tour, scheduled locally for July 21 at 7 p.m. in Malone Stadium.

The show has been given the name “The Battle on the Bayou” and will feature seven corps - three of which are from the top 12 at the 2007 World Championships in Pasadena, Calif. Some of the participating corps are the Phantom Regiment, Carolina Crown, and Spirit.

Through the annual Summer Music Games Tour and more than 35 World Championships in 16 North American cities, Drum Corps International provides entertainment to millions through live performances and nationally-televised events, now presented on ESPN2. Drum Corps International is Marching Music’s Major League™.

For tickets, visit or call (317) 275-1212, ext. 3.

Several levels of corporate and individual sponsorships are available for “The Battle on the Bayou.” For sponsorship information contact the ULM Band office at (318) 342-1580 or (318) 342-1594. You can also email Jason Rinehart at or Derle Long at

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