The annual Drums Along the Waterfront – Tour of Champions, Western New York’s premier “music in motion” event featuring seven of the top drum corps in the world, returns to Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park at 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7.
Sanctioned by Drum Corps International (DCI), Drums Along the Waterfront – Tour of Champions will feature the reigning and 17-time world champion Blue Devils (Concord, CA), along with the Bluecoats (Canton, OH), The Cadets (Allentown, PA), Carolina Crown (Fort Mill, SC), The Cavaliers (Rosemont, IL), Phantom Regiment (Rockford, IL) and Boston Crusaders (Boston, MA). The lineup has 38 DCI titles among them!
Advance tickets range in price from $25 to $45, with children 12 and under half price, and discounts available for seniors, members of the military and groups. Plenty of free parking is available at the stadium. For ticket information, please visit www.drumsalongthewaterfront.org.
Sponsors of Drums Along the Waterfront include WGRZ, The Buffalo News, Townsquare Media, the new Holiday Inn Express & Suites in downtown Buffalo and the Seneca Nation of Indians – Cattaraugus Community Center. For sponsorship information, please contact event director Jack Gaylord Jr. at (716) 867-1618.
For more information about “Marching Music’s Major League” event, please visit www.drumsalongthewaterfront.org or follow Drums Along the Waterfront on Facebook for frequent updates.