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 the area's premier marching music event 

Tuesday, July 2, 2024
Dwire Field 6100 Mason Montgomery Rd, Mason, OH 45040


Our Story



Igniting the spirit of Cincinnati, the Summer Music Games is back once again and has soared to exhilarating heights, fueled by an electrifying partnership with Drum Corps International (DCI)! DCI, a titan in the world of marching music, weaves a storied tapestry of nurturing drum and bugle corps across the nation. This dynamic alliance catapults the Summer Music Games to the forefront of the marching music scene, attracting some of America's most prestigious corps to our pulsating city.
This collaboration with DCI is more than a meeting of musical minds—it's a spectacular fusion of top-tier musical and marching brilliance right in Cincinnati. It underscores our joint mission to champion youth empowerment, musical brilliance, and vibrant community connections. Every year, our event transforms into a dazzling stage, showcasing the fierce dedication, discipline, and fiery passion of young musicians, further cementing Cincinnati's status as a mecca for the crème de la crème of marching music. Together, the Summer Music Games and DCI orchestrate a spellbinding celebration of marching music's allure. We eagerly anticipate the continuation of this harmonious alliance, resonating through the years ahead with thrilling crescendos and enchanting melodies!

2024 Featured Corps

Dedication. Skill. Artistry.

Joining us for the 27th Annual SUMMER MUSIC GAMES in Cincinnati, the pinnacle of DCI/DCA marching music events. Our featured corps include four of the finest DCI World Class Corps who will converge at the Dwire Field in Mason, OH on Tuesday, July 2nd, 2024* creating an exhilarating fusion of sight and sound that promises family-friendly entertainment like no other. Come be a part of this Drum Corps International tour event and experience 'Marching Music's Major League' firsthand!

*Gates open at 5:30 – Evening competition starts at 7:00 pm

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