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The Cleveland Browns Drumline Presented by the Bluecoats

In 2016, the Bluecoats will again partner with the Cleveland Browns to present the “Cleveland Browns Drumline,” a percussion entertainment performance ensemble featured at every home pre-season and regular season game of the Browns’ 2016 season.

Please see below for details on how to audition for the drumline and all pertinent rules, regulations and eligibility requirements. If you are accepted to perform in the ensemble, you will be paid for each appearance.

Video Auditions:

If you are not able to attend the May 22nd Live Open Auditions, you may submit an audition video. Instructions for submitting a video audition are here:

1. Download Audition Materials here. 

2. Choose Program Group “Cleveland Browns Drumline.”

3. Under Program, select the instrument you wish to audition for (snare, tenor, bass, cymbals).

4. Thoroughly read the guidelines for your instrument.

5. Click “Apply.”

6. Create an Acceptd account.

7. Complete the application, submit headshot and audition video.

8. Pay the $50 Audition Fee.

Once you have submitted your application information, headshot, and audition video you will have completed your audition. Online auditions via Acceptd will be open until 12:00pm EST on Saturday, May 21stFor Acceptd technical support call the support number at the bottom of your browser screen.

Audition Process & Music:

All individuals auditioning will be assessed on playing ability, physical fitness, and your ability to meet all performance commitments. While subject to change, we are targeting the instrumentation of 8 snares, 4 cymbals, 4 tenors and 5 bass drums.

Please download the auditions materials (above), and be prepared to successfully play these materials (from memory) during your audition (in person and/or via video).


For technical questions please contact the Acceptd Support Team at or by calling 1-888-725-2122. Check out our Help Desk for frequently asked questions.