Monday, June 24, 2013

Great Marching Bands In Philly July 6

Youth Education in the Arts (YEA!) will this summer bring some of the world’s greatest marching musicians and performers to the Philadelphia area as we present Drum Corps – An American Tradition on Saturday, July 6 at PPL Park in Chester, PA.

The show begins at 7:00 p.m. and will feature some of the best marching ensembles in the activity as they share their dynamic and dazzling field programs under the lights!

Featured in competition will be the 10-time and current World Champion Cadets from Allentown, Pa., Phantom Regiment of Rockford, Illinois, Bluecoats of Canton, Ohio, Boston Crusaders of Boston, MA, Jersey Surf of Camden County, NJ, Raiders of Burlington, N.J, and 7th Regiment from New London, CT.

In addition, YEA will also be hosting a gathering of alumni of the 50s, 60s, and 70s from all corps the day of the event in the Plaza of PPL Park, beginning at 4:00pm. Admission to the alumni gathering is included with a ticket to the competition in the evening.

Drum Corps – An American Tradition begins at 7:00 p.m. Tickets price range from $19 for Value Reserved, $29 for Reserved, $49 for Premium Reserved $69 for exclusive VIP seating. Tickets are available online at and at the box office the day of the event.
Group tickets for groups of 20 or more are available by contacting 877.512.TUBA, ext. 120.

Located in Allentown, Pa., Youth Education in the Arts is a not-for-profit organization that supports the development of young people into magnificent human beings through participation in the arts. Its programs include the 10-time World Champion Cadets and Cadets Drum Corps, the USBands, and the Urban Arts Center.

For more information, visit, or call contact Sean King at or at (610) 821-0345, Ext. 120.

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