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Fragile Tour Blog-2012 Crossmen presented by Gotta Go Trailways.com- Day 24, Monday, July 9th


Fragile Tour Blog - 2012 Crossmen presented by Gotta Go Trailways.com

The Pike-Delta Regional HS in Delta, Ohio is a familiar stop for Crossmen. We have stayed here at the beginning of previous tours. We have had our first DCI shows of the summer at Toledo in mid-June the three years prior to this year. Everyone here is very welcoming.

The extended drive from Chambersburg, PA to Delta, OH was 400 miles. The good thing is that it took us away from the oppressive weather conditions. It is an amazing 58 degrees when we pulled in this morning. The conditions are dry and cool with an expectation of a high of 84 both today and tomorrow. We planned  in September to set this week aside for any show and music revisions we wish to accomplish prior to the regional in Minneapolis. Ed Devlin and team have some ambitious plans that primarily effect the back half of the show both visually and musically. We have three days to get it done. I can't imagine better any better conditions to make that happen.



 

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