Along the Frontier
California’s Young American Patriots Hold Competition
- Published: October 07 2018 October 07 2018
The Silicon Valley area of California, home to technology giants such as Google, Twitter, Facebook, and Tesla is probably the very last place in America that one would expect to hear the sweet sounds of fifes and drums. If you listen closely however… you just may hear it! Founded in 2010 in Pleasanton, CA the Young American Patriots is under the leadership of "Jersey-Jason" Giaimo, a New Jersey native and former student of the legendary fifer Jimmy Douglas. Despite having over 35 million people in California, the Young American Patriots is one of just TWO junior fife & drum corps in the state.
Freezer Jam 2018 Recap
- Published: March 24 2018 March 24 2018
2018 Freezer Jam
The 2018 Freezer Jam was held on February 3rd in Bourbonnais Illinois and was hosted by the Theatiki Fife and Drum Corps. The late Dave King, Director of Theatiki, had the planning 95% finished before his untimely passing. Many Corps honored Dave during their performances.
2017 Feast of the Hunters' Moon
- Published: December 09 2017 December 09 2017
The 50th Annual Feast of the Hunters’ Moon and the 300th Anniversary of the founding of Fort Ouiatenon was held on Saturday, September 30th and Sunday, October 1st, 2017.