News: Drum Event

London Drum Show 2017

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

For the first time ever we are offering you the opportunity to buy Super Early Bird tickets to the ultimate weekend for drummers from just £15 – but hurry, this offer ends in one week. We have some great new features planned for the 2017 show, from our Vintage Drum Showcase to learning how...

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London Drum Show 2017

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

Some of the biggest names in drumming will be holding Main Stage, Masterclass and Education Zone sessions, many offering audiences the opportunity for an up-close-and-personal Q&A. Keep an eye out for some very exciting artist announcements in the coming months.

The London Drum Show is also...

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Russell Gilbrook Drumming Masterclasses

Saturday, January 28th, 2017

Expert drum clinician Russell Gilbrook is teaming up with various music education facilities around the UK to bring his wealth of drumming experience to students. The Sakae Drums artist tours the world with rock legends Uriah Heep and is planning to connect with colleges and music teaching establishments...

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Sabian has four new effects cymbals

Sunday, January 22nd, 2017

There are four brand new effects cymbals delivering new sonic options for drummers. The B8X Ballistic Crash features an innovative new hammer peen applied from the bottom up. This thin model is capable of high-pitched mayhem while remaining musical. It comes in 16” and 18” models.


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Limited Edition Collector’s Series kits

Saturday, January 21st, 2017

To mark the occasion, the DW has been given the distinct honour of being the first-ever drum manufacturer to be allowed to responsibly harvest Norwegian Spruce from the famed Paneveggio Forest in Northern Italy for the purpose of creating the drumsets.  “Il Bosco Che Suona” (“The Singing Woods,”)...

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Vater host drummer autograph signing

Friday, January 20th, 2017

A Vater Drumstick artist autograph signing is scheduled for Saturday 21st January at the Winter NAMM show. Taking place at 3pm, four influential drummers will be signing autographs at the Vater Drumsticks booth including:  Abe Cunningham Deftones, Gil Sharone Marilyn Manson/Team Sleep, Mike Fuentes...

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The UK National Drum Fair

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

The UK National Drum Fair will be bringing their very popular workshops from the show to Warwick Hall, Warwick on January 14th 2017. We are bringing 50+ practice pads to the workshop so they can be as interactive as before. You’ll get to play along side the two clinicians on the day, one of...

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Drummer breaks world record for longest drum roll to raise money for children’s charities

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Drummer Allistair Brown has broken the Guinness World Record for the longest snare drum roll, smashing the previous time by over ten hours. And, in doing so, Brown has raised money for two causes very close to his heart following the death of his young cousin in December 2015, 7-year-old Cariss Dempster.


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Evans launches UV-cured

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

The UV1 is the end result of years of research, experimentation, and product development. Its coating provides unmatched durability and consistency of texture. Designed for durability and versatility, the UV1 also features a new 10mil film known for its warmer tonal characteristics while being more...

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Sign up for Drum Lessons at the show

Saturday, November 5th, 2016

Sign up for free drum lessons at the London Drum Show on Roland kits with Mike Dolbear Drum School affiliated teachers! To take advantage you must have a valid entry ticket to the London Drum Show for the day on which your chosen lesson will take place. There are four different sessions with something...

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London Drum Show 2016

Saturday, October 29th, 2016

We are very pleased to announce more top names for the UK’s drum spectacular, taking place 12­ and 13 November at London’s Olympia venue. Kasabian drummer Ian Matthews will take the 4pm slot on both days of the show in the Masterclass room, reflecting this year’s...

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London Drum Show 2016

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

New to 2016, we have added three extra show features to help you make the most of your visit to the London Drum Show. It’s now just over three weeks away, so if you haven’t bought your tickets yet, buy them now to save money off the on-the-door price. The Percussion Village is a brand...

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UK National Drum Fair 2016

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

The UK National Drum Fair will be bringing their very popular workshops from the show to Leicester on the Sunday 23rd October at Quad Studios. We are bringing 50 practice pads to the workshop so they can be as interactive as before. You’ll get to play along side the two clinicians on the day,...

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YML Drum Fest ‘16

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

Yamaha is launching a new free four-day music festival devoted entirely to drumming. From Thursday 6th to Sunday 9th October, Yamaha Music London in Wardour Street, Soho will present YML Drum Fest ’16. It will offer a feast of live drumming and drum workshops, plus an exclusive 360-degree Virtual...

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London Drum Show 2016

Friday, September 16th, 2016

Rudimental’s charismatic drummer Beanie Bhebhe will perform on the main stage at LDS 2016 in association with Zildjian. Beanie mainly enjoyed experimental rock drummers when he started out. Zach Hill of Hella was a big influence early on for him, being impressed by his unorthodox approach to...

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