Central Ohio's Premier Drum Corps International Event,sponsored by Dublin City Schools. For 2014 we are featuring eight of the best corps from across the nation with a pre-show DINNER AND A SHOW event with nine local food truck vendors & FREE live music.
Many of the best marching units in the world.
Drum and bugle corps spend months perfecting just one show. In June and July they compete on the DCI national competition tour, perfecting that show, and all heading to the Drum Corps International World Championships in August. Eight corps will compete at ECMG just days before their peak performance!
Share your love of the arts with our pre-show community event.
New for 2014 we present FOOD TRUCKS & FAN-FARE; a pre-show community event for fans, alumni, or just those who love food & music! Come enjoy DINNER AND A SHOW with FREE live music from local groups and the best food trucks in Columbus.
Sit back and be blown away.
Drum Corps is the apex of marching music combining theater, athleticism and showmanship into the best entertainment you can find on a football field. ECMG presents some of this year’s most exciting groups for an evening of entertainment you won’t soon forget!
The Emerald City Music Games is more than just a drum corps competition. It's a chance to meet and greet other fans of marching music, interact with many world class corps from around the nation, and enjoy DINNER AND A SHOW all in one event.
We're committed to bringing high quality drum corps entertainment to the greater Columbus Area. For 2014, we've added a pre-show food focused event titled FOOD TRUCKS & FAN-FARE featuring nine local food trucks and free pre-show live music! Come early and enjoy DINNER AND A SHOW all in one convenient location!
The Emerald City Music Games held in Dublin, OH is a Drum Corps International tour event where drum and bugle corps from all over the United States come to compete. A large number of drum corps fans are expected to attend the Emerald City Music Games in Dublin for an evening of fun, entertainment and education. They will hear the POWER, see the PRECISION, and feel the PASSION that only drum corps can offer.
For 2014 we're featuring a pre-show event in the parking lot to enjoy the best of Columbus Food Trucks and LIVE MUSIC from the Watkins Memorial high school drum line and our very own Drum Corps International Soundsport Corps, The Columbus Saints. Come Early - Meet Your Friends - Enjoy Dinner and a Show!
Come and check out 9 of the BEST Columbus food trucks! Stay and enjoy FREE live music in the parking lot while supporting community arts programs prior to the ticketed DCI event in the stadium.
Columbus Pro Percussion is on a mission to find the Fastest Drummer in Ohio! The fastest drummer who can play the most single strokes in 30 seconds is our winner! Prizes include free sticks, backpacks, t-shirts, and a gift card to Columbus Pro Percussion.
*Event is inside the gates and requires purchase of show ticket.
Hailing from Pataskala the Watkins Memorial high school drum line has been entertaining crowds all through the state with their high energy performances.
Columbus Ohio's newest drum & bugle corps competing in Drum Corps International's Soundsport Division.
Holding any event is difficult especially one where some of the world's best Drum & Bugle corps travel across the nation to attend. We'd like to take the time to thank our sponsors for their continued support. Please take time to let them know how much you appreciate their support of the performing arts!
Tickets starting at $17 ($12 for Special Needs Seating) with group rates available for schools, churches or just a bunch of friends! There are also additional discounts for senior citizens (60+), handicapped, military, and children 12 and under.
It's a pre-show event in the parking lot for fans of live music, marching bands, drum lines, food trucks and community events!
Love food trucks but never heard of drum and bugle corps? Do you like musical spectacles with raucous applause and standing ovations? Then you’ll love drum corps! Brass, percussion, color guard, props, electronics, and amazing performances by some of the best young musicians in the country. It’s a BLAST! And how often do NINE local food trucks get together at a FREE EVENT? Come enjoy the food and sample our show!
(Food costs are NOT included in show ticket price.)