Drum Corps International’s Top Marching Music Ensembles Compete for the
World Championship Title Live in Select U.S. Movie Theaters with ‘DCI Big, Loud, & Live 12’
Fathom Events and Drum Corps International Bring the World Championship Prelims Performances of Marching Music’s Major League™ to Select U.S. Cinemas on Thursday, August 6
DENVER – June 17, 2015 – On the heels of the exciting “Drum Corps at the Movies: 2015 DCI Tour Premiere” event, Drum Corps International (DCI) and Fathom Events are proud to announce the DCI World Championship Prelims will be presented on the big screen in select cinemas nationwide on Thursday, August 6 in “DCI Big, Loud, & Live 12.” Broadcast LIVE from Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN, the 12th annual Big, Loud, & Live will showcase fifteen of DCI’s top marching music ensembles in a thrilling competition as these fierce rivals continue their hunt for DCI’s highest honor.
Tickets for “DCI Big, Loud, & Live 12” are available at participating theater box offices and online at www.FathomEvents.com. The event will be presented in over 560 select movie theaters in the U.S. through Fathom’s Digital Broadcast Network. For a complete list of theater locations and prices, visit the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).
From modest beginnings four decades ago, Drum Corps International (DCI) has developed into a powerful, nonprofit, global youth activity with far-reaching artistic, educational and organizational influence. Its competitive summer tour, consisting of DCI-sanctioned competitions throughout the United States (known as the Drum Corps International Tour), culminates in August with the week-long DCI World Championships. Through the annual DCI Tour and more than 40 World Championships in 19 North American cities, Drum Corps International provides entertainment to millions through live performances and broadcast events. DCI continues a tradition of exceptionally high-quality performance ensembles, with membership in the top corps highly sought-after and extremely competitive, attracting the interest of potential members from many countries. Drum Corps International is Marching Music’s Major League™.
“Drum Corps International events are perennial favorites with Fathom Events audiences,” said Fathom Events CEO John Rubey. “Bringing these events live to the big screen offers fans around the country a special opportunity to participate in the event right from their hometown.”
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About Fathom Events
Fathom Events is owned by a newly formed entity called AC JV, LLC. Fathom is the recognized leader in the alternative entertainment industry, offering a variety of one-of-a-kind entertainment events in movie theaters nationwide that include live, high-definition performances of the Metropolitan Opera, the performing arts, major sporting events, music concerts, comedy series, Broadway shows, original programming featuring entertainment’s biggest stars, socially relevant documentaries with audience Q&A and much more. Additionally, Fathom events take audiences behind-the-scenes and offer unique extras – creating the ultimate entertainment experience for fans of all ages. Co-owned by the three largest movie theater circuits in the United States, AMC Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: AMC), Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK) and Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), Fathom’s live digital broadcast network (“DBN”) is the largest cinema broadcast network in North America, bringing live events to more than 750 locations in 171 Designated Market Areas® (including all of the top 50). For more information, visit www.fathomevents.com.
About Drum Corps International (DCI)
Drum Corps International (DCI) is the world leader in producing events for the world’s most elite and exclusive marching ensembles for student musicians and performers. Founded in 1972, Drum Corps International has developed into a powerful, nonprofit, global youth organization with far-reaching artistic, educational and organizational influence. Drum Corps International is Marching Music’s Major League™. Learn more about the exciting world of Drum Corps International and its member corps on the Web at www.DCI.org or call (317)-275-1212. Drum Corps International is located in Indianapolis, Ind