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The annual Tour of Champions drum and bugle corps competition scheduled Sunday, July 17, at Huskie Stadium will require some road closures. Motorists should plan ahead to avoid closures at Annie Glidden and Lincoln North, Lucinda and Stadium Drive and Stadium Drive West at Lucinda Avenue from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. Tickets are available online...
Gordon Bird
Gordon Bird, professor of music and director of bands at NIU from 1960 until his retirement in 1983, died June 16 at Oak Crest DeKalb Area Retirement Center. He was 99. Bird held a bachelor’s degree from Drake University, a master of music degree from Northwestern University and a doctorate of education from Columbia University...
Logo of the Phanton Regiment Drum & Bugle Corps
Even though the NIU football team is playing on the road Saturday, Sept. 28, Huskie Stadium will be alive with sounds … of music. The 11th Red & Black Fall Classic high school marching band competition tentatively begins at 4 p.m. inside the stadium. The Rockford-based Phantom Regiment Drum & Bugle Corps produces the event...