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Drum corps will practice in Farmington

Boeckman Middle School will be the host site for the Phantom Regiment Drum Corps as they practice for the upcoming Drum Corps International Summer Tour. The Phantom Regiment placed third in a recent competition in Louisville, Ky.

Drum Corps International is considered marching music's "Major League."

The public is invited free of charge to come and watch and hear the Phantom Regiment Drum Corps as they practice and prepare for competition. They will practice at Boeckman Middle School at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 15, 7 p.m. Friday, July 16 and 10 a.m. Saturday, July 17. The community is welcome and encouraged to come and cheer them on.

The Phantom Regiment is out of Rockford, Illinois and will perform at a competition at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 17 at TCF Bank Stadium. Tickets for the competition (24 drums corps will compete) are available online at