Drum Corps International Season Opening Competition Ignites Cinemas This June

  Drum Corps International Season Opening Competition Ignites Cinemas This   June   Fathom Events and DCI Showcase Top Competitive Drum Corps Performances from     Marching Music’s Major League™ in Select U.S. Cinemas on June 23 Only  Business Wire  CENTENNIAL, Colo. -- May 27, 2014  Thrilling routines from seven of Drum Corps International’s elite teams kick off Marching Music’s Major League™ 2014 season with “Drum Corps at the Movies: 2014 DCI Tour Premiere” in select U.S. cinemas nationwide on Monday, June 23 at 6:30 p.m. local time. Pre-recorded live just two days earlier from Akron, Ohio, this exclusive one-night cinema event will showcase seven of DCI’s top marching music ensembles for their season-opening competition. The competitive fire will be ignited between these fierce rivals–Bluecoats(Canton, Ohio);Boston Crusaders(Boston, Mass.);Carolina Crown (Ft. Mill, S.C.); Madison Scouts (Madison, Wis.);Phantom Regiment(Rockford, Ill.);The Cadets (Allentown, Pa.) and The Cavaliers (Rosemont, Ill.)–as they compete for top honors in one of the first of more than 100 competitions on DCI’s 53-day summer tour.  Tickets for “Drum Corps at the Movies: 2014 DCI Tour Premiere” are available at participating theater box offices and online at www.FathomEvents.com. The event will be presented in nearly 470 select movie theaters around the country through Fathom’s Digital Broadcast Network. For a complete list of theater locations and prices, visit the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).  “With the quality of music and precision of the teams, it’s like a Broadway extravaganza on a football field – and it looks and sounds amazing on the big screen!” said Dan Diamond, senior vice president of Fathom Events.  From modest beginnings four decades ago, Drum Corps International (DCI) has developed into a powerful, nonprofit, global youth activity with far-reaching artistic, educational and organizational influence. Their competitive summer tour, consisting of DCI-sanctioned competitions throughout the United States (known as the Drum Corps International Tour), culminates in August with the week-long DCI World Championships. Through the annual DCI Tour and more than 40 World Championships in 19 North American cities, Drum Corps International provides entertainment to millions through live performances and broadcast events. DCI continues a tradition of exceptionally high-quality performance ensembles, with membership in the top corps highly sought-after and extremely competitive, attracting the interest of potential members from many countries. Drum Corps International is Marching Music’s Major League™.  About AC JV, LLC  Fathom Events is owned by a newly formed entity called AC JV, LLC.Fathom is the recognized leader in the alternative entertainment industry, offering a variety of one-of-a-kind entertainment events in movie theaters nationwide that include live, high-definition performances of the Metropolitan Opera, the performing arts, major sporting events, music concerts, comedy series, Broadway shows, original programming featuring entertainment’s biggest stars, socially relevant documentaries with audience Q&A and much more. Additionally, Fathom events take audiences behind-the-scenes and offer unique extras – creating the ultimate entertainment experience for fans of all ages. Co-owned by the three largest movie theater circuits in the United States, AMC Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: AMC), Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK) and Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), Fathom’s live digital broadcast network (“DBN”) is the largest cinema broadcast network in North America, bringing live events to more than 750 locations in 171 Designated Market Areas® (including all of the top 50). For more information, visit www.fathomevents.com.  About Drum Corps International (DCI)  Drum Corps International (DCI) is the world leader in producing events for the world’s most elite and exclusive marching ensembles for student musicians and performers. Founded in 1972, Drum Corps International has developed into a powerful, nonprofit, global youth organization with far-reaching artistic, educational and organizational influence. Drum Corps International isMarching Music’s Major League™. Learn more about the exciting world of Drum Corps International and its member corps on the Web atwww.DCI.orgor call (317)-275-1212. Drum Corps International is located in Indianapolis, Ind.  For artwork/photos related to“Drum Corps at the Movies: 2014 DCI Tour Premiere,”clickhere.  Contact:  Fathom Events Jessica Hanus, 303-792-8766 jhanus@fathomevents.com or Drum Corps International Chris Weber, 317-275-1227 media@dci.org  
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