Wed Mar 8, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

Drumline Live

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This high-octane musical spectacle pays homage to the show-stopping marching popularized at Historically Black colleges and universities. Musical styles ranging from hip-hop to American soul, gospel to jazz, combined with a unique style of drumming, mesmerizing musicianship and lively choreography, create a dynamic production guaranteed to get you on your feet by halftime!


DRUMLine Live, the show-stopping production created by the musical team behind the hit movies, “Drumline” and “Drumline: A New Beat,” is hitting the road again with a new and dynamic show. With more music and an amplified cast, national and international audiences can get ready for a thrilling show that is sure to entertain the entire family beginning January 2017. 

Represented by Christine Barkley, CEO of Creative Booking Agency in New York City, “DRUMLine Live” will allow children and adults to experience the intense musical rollercoaster of a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) halftime show. 

“I guarantee people have never seen a show like this before,” said Don P. Roberts, CEO  of “DRUMLine Live” and Executive Band Consultant of “Drumline” and “Drumline: A New Beat.” “The cast of musicians and singers, led by an all-star group of percussionists, will perform extraordinary choreography that will have the audience on their feet, and dancing in the aisles, throughout the entire show!” 

“DRUMLine Live” has already gained substantial worldwide attention. U.S. President, Barack Obama’s daughter, Malia, and her secret service attended the 2013 sold out performance in Bethesda, Maryland.  Furthermore, the sensational show has achieved an incredible overall rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars on

The Star-Ledger, Newark, NJ reported that “DRUMLine Live has made its way across the country, showing the thrill, the musical genius and the true flavor of the ever-exciting HBCU halftime show.”  “The energy level – including among pretty much the entire crowd, and starting relatively soon after the show began – never dissipated…” said Adam Taxin of the Philadelphia Jewish Culture Examiner.

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Mayo Performing Arts Center, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, presents a wide range of programs that entertain, enrich, and educate the diverse population of the region and enhance the economic vitality of Northern New Jersey.

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