30 03, 2016

One Alum’s Experience and Excitement to Being on the Field One More Time

2016-03-30T10:20:08-05:00March 30th, 2016|

Kelly Norton, during her days as a marching member of Phantom Regiment As an 11 year old child, joining a Drum and Bugle Corps was something that I had no decision making power over. It was going to happen regardless of what I felt because my oldest sister had marched before me and was then part of a small group of former members that wanted to start a new corps in our city. That was 1974. In 1979, at the Toledo Key to the Sea competition, I saw and fell in love with the Phantom Regiment. I knew [... Read More]

14 03, 2016

Tickets now on sale! Get your great seat now.

2016-03-14T11:31:13-05:00March 14th, 2016|

Get your seats now for Rockford, Metamora, Waukesha or Charleston NOW! (Tickets to DeKalb will be available soon.) At all but Waukesha, you can pick your reserved seat before all the great seats are gone! If you're looking for general admission tickets now to escape the lines on the day of the show, you can purchase those as well (except Rockford). regiment.org/tickets Save time & money by purchasing your tickets in advance! You can also purchase tickets to the DCI Regionals and World Championships as well! Besides attending a great night of entertainment at any one of these shows, you'll also be [... Read More]

7 03, 2016

Your Invitation to our 60th Anniversary Party

2016-03-05T15:28:55-06:00March 7th, 2016|

We wanted to make sure you got your invitation to our 60th Anniversary Party...so here it is! Party is open to the public, and families are welcome! When: Friday, July 8, 2016; 6:30p - 10:00p Where: Tebala Event Center - 7910 Newburg Rd, Rockford, IL Who: Open to fans of all ages and of all corps! Cost: $30 per person (children 3 years and younger are free) Party includes: 6:30p - Happy Hour (Cash Bar) 7:30p - Buffet Dinner Reunite with old friends Meet new friends View Phantom Regiment memorabilia 50/50 raffles Silent auction Pick up your "Will Call" tickets Note: tickets [... Read More]

5 03, 2016

Our Annual Show of Shows Needs Your Vote for a RAMI Award

2016-03-03T17:20:17-06:00March 5th, 2016|

Phantom Regiment's annual Show of Shows has been nominated for a RAMI (Rockford Area Music Industry) award. Voting is open to the public - so help us win another highly coveted RAMI by voting today! Voting is online here or go to ramiawards.com. Be sure to confirm your vote by clicking on the link in the email that you will receive after you vote. You do not have to vote for the categories that you may not have knowledge about. You'll find Phantom Regiment Show of Shows under the Special Event category. Voting will close at Midnight on March 20th. Follow the instructions [... Read More]

3 03, 2016

Annual Concert Band Festival on Friday

2016-03-03T13:58:57-06:00March 3rd, 2016|

The Phantom Regiment is excited to be hosting the fifth annual NIU Concert Band Festival at the beautiful Boutell Memorial Concert Hall on the campus of Northern Illinois University on Friday March 4th starting at 9am. This FREE event is open to the public. Come see 17 high school & middle schools perform, with two special performance from the NIU Wind Symphony. Parking is available in the Visitors Parking Lot on Carroll Avenue, just north of Lincoln Highway (IL 38). The NIU parking fee is $5. The visitor lot is approximately a 10 minute walk to the music building, so be sure [... Read More]

1 03, 2016

#60for60 Alumni Spotlight: Dan Richardson

2016-03-01T21:46:46-06:00March 1st, 2016|

In celebration of 60 years of great drum corps in Rockford, we are bringing you into the lives of the members of Phantom Regiment, highlighting alumni from every decade. Fittingly, it only makes sense to start at the beginning, with some of the men who helped shape Phantom Regiment into the organization we know and love today.  Don’t forget to leave your mark on the 2016 season by donating to our #60for60 campaign today! Dr. Dan Richardson  [… Read More]