Carlsbad families are getting a special musical treat for the second year in a row with a concert from the United States Marine Corps.
The Drum and Bugle Corps, also known as “The Commandant’s Own,” will be playing a for the Carlsbad community on Thursday at .
The band, which was established in 1934, is the only full-time, active duty drum and bugle corps in the Armed Forces, according to a Carlsbad Unified School District press release. It regularly performs with its sister military band for the President and performs at more than 400 events around the world. All members undergo full Marine Corps Basic Training and are skilled in combat tactics.
You can watch the Drum and Bugle Corps tear up the field at Carlsbad High School on March 8 for free. Watch the band perform a 45-minute concert that will include traditional American marching music paired with complex maneuvers. The Corps’ Battle Color Guard and the Silent Drill Platoon, who will perform with 10-pound bayonet-fixed rifles, will also be at Carlsbad High.
The concert begins at 10 a.m., but arrive early to get seating.