The 1981 Drum Corps International World Championship, the very first ever to be held outside of the United States at Montreal’s Olympic Stadium, was to be the seventh year that PBS stations broadcasted the Championship. As the network was not structured to broadcast from outside the U.S., instead, it became the first and only year that PBS recorded the DCI Midwest Regional from Whitewater, Wis. Consequently, the official DCI videos from 1981 are from the August 8 Whitewater show, while the official audio recordings are from the August 22 World Championships in Montreal.
Learn more about the 1981 Blue Devils, and save this week only on the Legacy DVD that contains the complete Blue Devils performance, along with all finalists from the 1981 Midwest Championship.
Buy the 1981 Legacy Collection DVD
(Available this week only for $28. Regular price: $35)
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