System Blue Welcomes Showband Irene to the Family

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KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 27, 2018 ( – It is with great excitement that System Blue welcomes Showband Irene from The Netherlands to the family. The corps will perform on all System Blue Professional Marching Percussion as well as System Blue Professional Brass.

Showband Irene was founded in 1949 and has existed for nearly 70 years. The organization has various performing groups such as Showband, Youth Showband, Iren3, and The Musickids bringing the total members to 130. The board and the members of Irene are very excited and proud to be a part of the System Blue family. Showband Irene is one of the most successful and renowned marching organizations in The Netherlands. Their impressive and unique sound and marching skills leave an impact on audiences young and old.

“We are thrilled to add Showband Irene to the System Blue family. We are excited to support another top European marching ensemble. We look forward to working with Showband Irene as they achieve new levels of excellence and entertainment.” TODD TANJI PRESIDENT, SYSTEM BLUE

The ensemble will perform on System Blue Professional Snares, Tenors, Basses, Sousaphones, Hybrid Euphoniums, Baritones, Trombones, Mellophones, and Trumpets.


RCC Indoor Percussion – 2018 WGI World Champions

Congratulations to RCC Indoor Percussion for winning the gold medal and becoming the 2018 WGI World Champions. RCC’s show, LISTEN, explored the progress of life, love and art, through the poignant poetry of Charlie Schmidt.

RCC performs on System Blue Professional Marching Battery, tuned percussion, drum set, concert toms, and concert bass drums. They won the World Championship with a score of 97.863.

System Blue Educational Event Featuring RCC Indoor Percussion

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The System Blue Educational Event featuring RCC Indoor Percussion is coming up on March 18.

This clinic for marching percussion students, instructors, and directors will provide a unique insight into the organizational and educational methods of the 5-time WGI World Championship ensemble. The students will have the opportunity to work with the RCC staff on developing music and visual techniques that are unique to RCC and the indoor activity. There will also be a separate track for directors and instructors to discuss design, rehearsal, and organizational strategies for running a successful indoor program.

Register now.


BKSteppers – The Late Night Show With Stephen Colbert

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The BKSteppers performed live with Portugal. The Man last night on The Late Night Show with Stephen Colbert. The marching group joined the Grammy winning band on stage to play their song,”Live In The Moment.” The BKSteppers proudly perform on System Blue Professional Marching Percussion.

RCC Indoor Percussion Announces Their 2018 Production

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Throughout our history, visionaries have inspired us all to see the world in a new way. Though their impact is far reaching, the beginning always started with a place. A place to gather, a place to create. A safe haven where the seeds of progress are sown.“Progress sounds like the rhythm of change”

RCC welcomes you to their creative space in their 2018 production Listen, which explores the progress of life, love and art, through the poignant poetry of Charlie Schmidt.

“When doubters build walls, we tear down barriers with believers of infinite possibilities”

Now more than ever, it’s important for us to hear the call of progress, to Listen…

“and in turn you shall be heard too”

Learn more about RCC → 

Blue Devils B Audition Clinic January 19 – 22

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The Blue Devils B Audition Clinic powered by System Blue will be held in Concord, CA January 19 – 22. Join the DCI Open Class for the journey of a lifetime and perform on System Blue.

2018 Blue Devils Drum Line

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The Blue Devils Drum Corps has set the drum line for 2018. The battery will proudly perform on System Blue Professional Marching Percussion.  We can’t wait to see what the 18 time world champions have in store.

System Blue Audition/Clinic In Texas

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Join us this weekend in Texas for the System Blue Brass Audition/Clinic. Reserve your spot now.