Every summer, the Colts Youth Organization sponsors four shows during the Drum Corps International Summer Tour. These events are coordinated primarily by local band booster clubs with assistance from the Colts Office.
Kicking off a stretch of three shows in seven days, CELEBRATION IN BRASS moves to an exciting new location in Johnston, IA on Tuesday, July 11. Then, on Friday, July 14th, MUSIC ON THE MARCH returns to Dalzell Field and Dubuque Senior High School. This year's show will also feature an alumni event on Friday night before the show, followed by a second alumni event Saturday morning to celebrate Colt Cadets 50th anniversary season.
Jumping down south to Kansas, BRASS IMPACT will be on Monday, July 17 at College Boulevard Activity Center at Olathe Northwest High School. And, rounding out this summer's Open Class tour is the third annual TOURNAMENT OF DRUMS at Kingston Stadium in Cedar Rapids, IA on Saturday, August 5. Seven of the country's top Open Class corps will compete in this event in preparation for the 2017 Open Class Championships, held just two days later in Michigan City, IN.