University of Charleston

2020 Event Cancelled, UC to Host 2021


Charleston, WV – April, 2020 – The University of Charleston Bands and its partners Phantom Regiment and Drum Corps International have canceled the Drums Across the Tri-State Show originally scheduled for July 27th at Laidley Field.

“While we are absolutely heartbroken, we know this was the right decision for the health and wellbeing of the Drum Corps, staff, volunteers, and fans,” stated John Christian, University of Charleston Director of University Bands. “Our commitment to the community of Charleston and the Region is to come back in 2021 prepared for all Drum Corps fans a more robust and more passionate show.”

Last year, Laidley Field and the University of Charleston Bands hosted over 1200 fans and six corps from as far away as California and Illinois.

For more information, contact John Christian, MA, Director of University Bands at 304-352-0040 or 407-625-9463