Summer Music Preview photos and video
BRISTOL—Drum corps from New Jersey, Illinois, Ohio, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Pennsylvania converged on July 3, at Mt. Hope High School to compete for bragging rights at the 2013 Summer Music Preview. The Cadets of Allentown, PA, won the World Class competition edging out the Phantom Regiment and the Boston Crusaders. The Spartans from Nashua New Hampshire, took the Open Class over the 7th Regiment. This year's competition also featured a pair of Bristolians. Allyssa Cordeiro sang our country's National Anthem to open the show and Nathaniel Gomes played the quad drums for the 7th Regiment. Riverside's Richie Price played "God Bless America" on his trumpet during intermission. Fireworks began when the Bluecoats played an encore as judges tallied up the scores.