Drums across Cajun Field

by Dege Legg

Drummers from around Acadiana compete at Cajun Field today at 6:30 p.m.

People love beating on stuff. When one gets really good at it, they sometimes call you a drummer. In this case, it will be a lot of drummers, playing at once. UL's Pride of Acadiana Marching Band hosts Drums across Cajun Field. The event will feature several of the world's top drum and marching ensemble corps in competition. Be there July 26.

Ticket prices: $23 and $18. No group sales day of show. Cash and Credit Cards will be accepted. Tickets will be available for purchase at Cajun Field starting at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, July 26. Gates open at 4:30 p.m. and the show starts at 6:30 p.m. Box Office will be located at Gate C of Cajun Field. This is the gate closest to Congress on the home side. Will Call will be located at the same gate starting at 2:30.

Corps performing this year:

The Academy - Tempe, AZ (Carencro High School, Lafayette)

Blue Devils - Concord, CA (Comeaux High School, Lafayette)

Blue Knights - Denver, CO ) (Church Point High School, Church Point)

Cascades - Seattle, WA (Vinton High School, Vinton)

Glassmen - Toledo, OH (Kaplan High School, Kaplan)

Mandarins - Sacramento, CA (Iowa High School, Iowa)

Pacific Crest - Diamond Bar, CA (Westgate High School, New Iberia)

Phantom Regiment - Rockford, IL (Rehearsing at Cajun Field)

Pioneer - Milwaukee, WI (Patterson High School, Patterson)

Troopers - Casper, WY (New Iberia Senior High School, New Iberia)