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July 24th 1847: Mormons arrive in Salt Lake Valley

On this day in 1847, Mormon leader Brigham Young and his followers arrived in Salt Lake Valley. Mormonism was founded in 1830 when Joseph Smith published the Book of Mormon, which he claimed was a translation of sacred texts he had found written on golden plates after receiving a vision from an angel. The Church of Latter Day Saints, as they were known, faced persecution in the east for their views, which were regarded as blasphemous. Smith thus led his followers west, hoping to find a Mormon ‘promised land’. However, Smith was murdered by a mob in Illinois in 1844, and Brigham Young was chosen as President of the church. After being exiled from Illinois, Young continued the arduous journey west, which has earned him the nickname ‘American Moses’. In 1847, they arrived in the valley which, partly for the way its geography mirrored that of the Promised Land, was chosen as the site of settlement. Supposedly Young, who was ill and riding in the back of a wagon, saw the arid valley and declared “this is the place”, words that have become famous in the Mormon lexicon. Here, Young founded Salt Lake City, and served as governor of the Utah territory. Mormon settlers frequently clashed with the United States government, other settlers, and Native Americans; eastern Americans were particularly distrustful of the Mormon practice of polygamy, and the government attempted to ban it. The Mormon settlement in Utah expanded greatly after 1847, and within ten years of arrival had settled over 800,000 square miles. By the time of Young’s death in 1877, the Mormon church had over 115,000 members. This day, commemorating the arrival of Mormon settlers to the Salt Lake Valley, is celebrated as Pioneer Day in Utah.

memories of summer - a Good Ending Gravity Falls mix

/ 1. adventures in solitude - the new pornographers / 2. a better son/daughter - rilo kiley / 3. going to georgia (mountain goats cover) - sledding with tigers / 4. first day of my life - bright eyes / 5. finding something to do - hellogoodbye / 6. gimme sympathy (acoustic) - metric / 7. christmas island - lake / 8. pioneers - the lighthouse and the whaler / 9. my silver lining - first aid kit  / 10. king and lionheart - of monsters and men / 11. on melancholy hill - gorillaz / 12. anything for you - ludo / 13. we’ll meet again - the ink spots /

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[the bad ending mix]

*A list of public shows that have been uploaded onto Youtube. Please do not edit this list & enjoy DCI2014. 

The Academy:  Vanity Fair

Blue Devils: Felliniesque 

Blue Knights: That One Second

Blue Stars: Where the Heart is 

Bluecoats: Tilt 

Boston Crusaders: Animal Farm

The Cadets: An American Portrait

Carolina Crown: Out of this World 

Cascades: Turn 

The Cavaliers: Immortal

Colts: Dark Side of the Rainbow (no video)

Crossmen: Alma Gitana - A Gypsy Soul

Jersey Surf: Pay it Forward 

Madison Scouts: Time Trip - The Music of Stan Kenton & Don Ellis

Mandarins: UnbreakABLE: The Human Spirit is Limitless

Oregon Crusaders: Nevermore

Pacific Crest: No Strings Attached

Phantom Regiment: Swan Lake

Pioneer: JOY! 

Santa Clara Vanguard: Scheherazade 

Spirit of Atlanta: Magnolia 

Troopers: A People’s House

*last updated: 10/05/14

2014 DCI Programs (as of 2/05/14)

World Class

  • Blue Stars - Where the Heart Is
  • The Cadets - Promise: An American Portrait
  • Jersey Surf - Pay it Forward
  • Oregon Crusaders - Nevermore
  • Pacific Crest - No Strings Attached…
  • Phantom Regiment - Swan Lake
  • Pioneer - Joy
  • Troopers - A People’s House

Open Class 

  • Genesis - Pure Imagination
  • Music City - Go West
  • Racine Scouts - ‘87
  • Spartans - Olympus
  • 7th Regiment - Nevsky
2014 Drum Corps Programs (as of 4/17/14)

(bold ones are the new ones added to the list)

DCI World Class

  • The Academy - 
  • Blue Devils - 
  • Blue Knights - 
  • Blue Stars - Where the Heart Is
  • Bluecoats - 
  • Boston Crusaders - Animal Farm
  • The Cadets - Promise: An American Portrait
  • Carolina Crown - 
  • Cascades
  • The Cavaliers - Immortal
  • The Colts - Dark Side of the Rainbow
  • Crossmen - 
  • Jersey Surf - Pay it Forward
  • Madison Scouts - The Music of Stan Kenton and Don Ellis
  • Mandarins - UnbreakABLE: The Human Spirit is Limitless
  • Oregon Crusaders - Nevermore
  • Pacific Crest - No Strings Attached…
  • Phantom Regiment - Swan Lake
  • Pioneer - Joy
  • Santa Clara Vanguard - Scheherazade
  • Spirit of Atlanta - Magnolia
  • Troopers - A People’s House

DCI Open Class 

  • Blue Devils B - 
  • Blue Devils C -
  • Blue Saints - 
  • City Sound - 
  • Coastal Surge - The Southern Saga: Scenes from Charles Towne Harbor
  • Colt Cadets - Crazed
  • Columbians - Eruption – Amadeus: Inside the Mind of Mozart
  • Genesis - Art of Darkness (Changed)
  • Gold - 
  • Impulse -
  • Legends - 
  • Les Stentors
  • Music City - Go West
  • Racine Scouts - ‘87
  • Raiders - 
  • Spartans - Olympus
  • Thunder - Our Generation
  • Vanguard Cadets - The Road Not Taken
  • 7th Regiment - Nevsky

DCA

  • Alliance - Doomsday
  • Atlanta CV - Hex
  • Bushwackers - The Resistants
  • Carolina Gold - The Darkest Hour
  • Cadets2 - Our Favorite Things2
  • Centurions - 
  • Cincinnati Tradition - 
  • Connecticut Hurricanes - 
  • Excelsior - On The Way To… [Bruno] Mars: Run Away Baby
  • Fusion Core - Dreamscapes
  • Govenaires - Pasión
  • Hawthorne Caballeros - Entrapment
  • High Country Brass - Heist Country Brass
  • Kilties - The Gathering: A Call to Our Homeland
  • Minnesota Brass - Super Nova
  • Reading Buccaneers - Break on Through
  • Shenandoah Sound - Shenandoah Sound’s European Vacation!
  • Sun Devils - In Fire Forged
  • Sunrisers - 
  • White Sabers - Arabian Nights
  • Windsor Regiment - Introspectus
2014 Drum Corps Programs (as of 3/25/14)
(bold ones are the new ones added to the list)

DCI World Class

  • Blue Stars - Where the Heart Is
  • The Cadets - Promise: An American Portrait
  • The Cavaliers - Immortal
  • The Colts - Dark Side of the Rainbow
  • Jersey Surf - Pay it Forward
  • Mandarins - UnbreakABLE: The Human Spirit is Limitless
  • Oregon Crusaders - Nevermore
  • Pacific Crest - No Strings Attached…
  • Phantom Regiment - Swan Lake
  • Pioneer - Joy
  • Santa Clara Vanguard - Scheherazade
  • Spirit of Atlanta - Magnolia
  • Troopers - A People’s House

DCI Open Class 

  • Genesis - Pure Imagination
  • Music City - Go West
  • Racine Scouts - ‘87
  • Spartans - Olympus
  • Thunder - Our Generation
  • Vanguard Cadets - The Road Not Taken
  • 7th Regiment - Nevsky

DCA

  • Alliance - Doomsday
  • Atlanta CV - Hex
  • Bushwackers - The Resistants
  • Carolina Gold - The Darkest Hour
  • Cadets2 - Our Favorite Things2
  • Fusion Core - Dreamscapes
  • Govenaires - Pasión
  • Hawthorne Caballeros - Entrapment
  • High Country Brass - Heist Country Brass
  • Minnesota Brass - Super Nova
  • Reading Buccaneers - Break on Through
  • Sun Devils - In Fire Forged
  • White Sabers - Arabian Nights
  • Windsor Regiment - Introspectus