UL's Pride of Acadiana Marching Band along with Drum Corps International will be hosting the 8th Annual Drums Across Cajun Field this Monday, July 21st, 7pm at Cajun Field.

Described as "Marching Music's Major League," drum and bugle corps are made up of some of the top high school and college musicians from across the country.

This event is one stop of several on the summer competition circuit that culminates with the World Championships in Indianapolis, Indiana on August 6-9.

Ten Drum Corps will be featured at this year's event, including groups from California, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin. Lafayette's own Louisiana Stars, will also be featured in their inaugural season.

Gates open at 6pm. All tickets are general admission. Advanced tickets are $25 and will be $27 if you wait to get them day of show.

However, group rate tickets are $18 (groups of 20 or more). All tickets carry a service charge of $2.50 and can be purchased trough Ticketmaster or by calling the Cajundome Box Office at 866-625-4586.

Proceeds from this event will benefit the UL "Pride of Acadiana" Marching Band.