Blast in the Burg winners

A packed audience took in Thursday evening's Blast in the Burg II drum and bugle corps competition, held at Johnsonburg's Memorial Field. The reigning Open Class Champions, Blue Devils B of Concord, Calif., took home top honors. The reigning Open Class silver medalists, Oregon Crusaders, took second place, with the Spartans from Nashua, N.H., claiming third place. Six drum corps from throughout the U.S. and two from Canada performed at the Blast. Photo by Amy Cherry.