Rockford’s Phantom Regiment on the big screen June 24 at Showplace 16

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Fans of Rockford’s drum and bugle corps, the Phantom Regiment, will have an opportunity to view the marching music ensemble on the big screen at AMC Showplace 16, 8301 E. State St., Rockford, at 6:30 p.m., Monday, June 24.

Drum Corps International (DCI) will kick off its summer season with “Drum Corps at the Cinema: 2013 DCI Tour Premiere” June 24 at select theaters across the country. Rockford’s Showplace 16 will serve as a location to view the event. Tickets are available at Showplace 16, via phone at (815) 332-7720 or online at

This exclusive in-theater event will feature the performances of six of the world’s top drum and bugle corps ensembles pre-recorded live during their season-opening competition Saturday, June 22, in Akron, Ohio. The competitive spirit will be in full force as six rivals — Bluecoats (Canton, Ohio), Boston Crusaders (Boston), The Cadets (Allentown, Pa.), The Cavaliers (Rosemont, Ill.), Phantom Regiment (Rockford) and Spirit of Atlanta (Atlanta) — compete for top honors in one of the very first of more than 100 competitions on DCI’s 53-day summer tour.

Posted June 21, 2013

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