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Knights Alumni Drumline Press Release


FEBRUARY 25, 2014

The alumni drumline members of the Knights Drum and Bugle Corps, formerly from Kewanee, Geneseo, and the Quad Cities, have been invited to assemble and perform at Percussion Palooza, to be held at Rock Falls High School in Rock Falls, Illinois, on Sunday, March 2, 2014.

The Knights Drum and Bugle corps was active from 1966 through 1995. They achieved prominence in the drum corps activity, and finished as high as 15th place at the Drum Corps International, World Championships.

39 former Knights have committed to preparing and giving in this performance. These current members have listed their final year performing with the corps, ranging from 1971 through 1995. This is a very special event that is of interest to all Knights alumni, fans and drum corps enthusiasts.

In association with this special one-time performance event, On Sunday, March 2, there will be a REUNION for ALL FORMER MEMBERS of the Knights Drum and Bugle Corps. This reunion will be held at a Kapp’s Banquet Hall, a short distance from Rock Falls High School, the site of the Percussion Palooza performance. People interested in more information about this reunion or the Percussion Palooza event should go to

It is of great interest to the communities of Kewanee, Geneseo and the Quad Cities to get this information broadcast as thoroughly as possible. There are MANY former Knights and Knights fans who would certainly attend this event if they knew about it, and would appreciate being informed. Please do all you can to make this announcement and story a local priority.