Drum & Bugle Corps Competition

Summer Music Preview

The Bristol Fourth of July Committee is proud to present the 28th Fourth of July Drum and Bugle Corps Competition, the Summer Music Preview. The Competition is one of the highlights of the Bristol Fourth of July Celebration. It has grown to become one of the finest competitions, featuring top Drum and Bugle Corps from the United States and Canada.


Tuesday, July 3, 2018
7:00 P.M.
(Rain or Shine)

Cranston Stadium
9 Flint Avenue
Cranston, RI

7th Regiment – New London, CT
Boston Crusaders – Boston, MA
Bluecoats – Canton, OH
The Cadets – Allentown, PA
Spartans – Nashua, NH
Spirit of Atlanta – Atlanta, GA
Sunrisers – Long Island, NY

Summer Music Preview – Seating Chart

Cranston Stadium | Seating Chart

Summer Music Preview


Chairman – Frank Fales

Members Include:

Lisa Fisher, Alan Palumbo, Barbara Palumbo, Elaine Roderick,  Rick Roderick, Donna St. Angelo



For Tickets Please Call

Frank Fales






Ticket Information

For Tickets Please Call

Frank Fales







Reserved Bleachers – $40.00
(Section D)
Reserved Bleachers – $35.00
(Section C/E)
Reserved Bleachers – $30.00
(Section B/F)
General Admission
Bleacher – $20.00

Children 12 and Under – $10.00
(Section A)

Box Office opens at 4:00 p.m. and gates open at 5:00 p.m.

To order, download the Ticket Order Form:

Download the 2018 Ticket Order Form here

Payment Information

Cash, Check, Visa, Master Card or Discover
Please include $3.00 per order for postage & handling.

All sales are FINAL, NO REFUNDS, EXCHANGES, OR RAINCHECKS will be given under any circumstances. The license granted by this ticket is for the purpose of viewing the performances at this event as an eyewitness.

The management reserves the right to reject and or eject any person using it for any other purposes.

When will I get my tickets?

Tickets will be mailed after February
Ticket orders received after June 24 will be held at the Ticket Gate.

Audio and Video Recording

The use of either Audio and or Visual Recording Devices is prohibited per Drum Corps International contract.


Smoking, alcoholic beverages or pets are NOT allowed at this event.

Area map for directions


Drum Corps Show Etiquette

In order to allow all fans to enjoy the show, Drum Corps International asks that you observe the following:

  • Please refrain from the use of cell phones during a corps performances
  • Please do not Enter or Leave during a corps performance
  • Smoking or Alcohol is not permitted at this event
  • The use of either audio and/or video recording devices is strictly prohibited

About DCI

From modest beginnings more than three decades ago, Drum Corps International (DCI) has developed into a powerful, nonprofit, global youth activity with far-reaching artistic, educational and organizational influence. Through the annual DCI Tour and more than 35 World Championships in 17 North American cities, Drum Corps International provides entertainment to millions through live performances and nationally-televised events. Drum Corps International is Marching Music’s Major League™.