13 Important Dates for Summer 2014

YEA! & The Cadets announce exciting summer line-up


In conjunction with The Cadets' 80th-Anniversary season, Youth Education in the Arts has planned an exciting line-up of events for the summer of 2014. Below is a list of important dates.

June 12
YEAllentown! moves to an outdoor venue for a special concert featuring The Cadets, Cadets2, Xcape Dance Company and the Designated Hitters at historic West Park in Allentown. This event is the Lehigh Valley's largest free youth concert!

June 13
Cadets friends and alumni are invited to a special Hall of Fame Dinner at Three Saints Cultural Center in the corps' hometown of Garfield, N.J.

June 14
The Cadets & Cadets2 2014 preview show (details & location TBA)

June 27
The Cadets' first home show sponsored by Youth Education in the Arts. This Drum Corps: An American Tradition event will be held at Chambersburg Area High School in Chambersburg, Pa. and features a new show format that we're calling, #TheFanShow. Read more.

June 28
The Cadets & Cadets2 will headline Drum Corps: An American Tradition at Jackson Liberty High School in Jackson, N.J. Read more.

July 6
Drum Corps: An American Tradition returns to the beautiful PPL Park for a DCI/DCA doubleheader featuring The Cadets, Cadets2 and four other corps in each circuit. Read more.

July 30
The Cadets return to West Chester University in West Chester, Pa., for a new-and-improved edition of Drum Corps: An American Tradition. Read more.

July 31
The Cadets host a huge Tour of Champions event featuring the world's top seven drum corps. For the first time ever, Rutgers University's High Point Solutions Stadium will host this grand, late-season showdown. Read more.

August 1
This marks the first night of competition at the DCI Eastern Championship at historic J. Birney Crum Stadium in Allentown, Pa. Get tickets now.

August 2
The Cadets and its parent non-profit, Youth Education in the Arts, host an 80th-Anniversary Alumni Reunion with an open house at the corps' office headquarters in Allentown followed by a cocktail and appetizer reception at one of the new restaurants downtown. At 6 p.m., guests will relocate to J. Birney Crum Stadium where the evening will conclude with The 2014 Cadets' performance at DCI East. Click here for details. Stay tuned for more details! Get DCI East tickets now.

August 8
The Cadets Alumni Association hosts its annual DCI World Championship Alumni Gathering in downtown Indianapolis, prior to the 2014 DCI World Championship Semifinals. Location TBA. Get Semifinals tickets now.

August 9
The 2014 Cadets host the annual Championship Breakfast at their Finals housing site in Knightstown, Ind. Get DCI Finals tickets now.

August 10
The final event of The Cadets' 2014 season will be the annual Awards Banquet at the Westin in downtown Indianapolis. Stay tuned for more information.

Please stay tuned to cadets.org and The Cadets' Facebook and Twitter pages for more information about each of these special events as the summer draws closer.


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