gI_70206_drumfantasyVic’s Drum Shop, America’s largest independent drum retailer, will host the Drum Fantasy Camp at its North Loomis Street location in the Music Garage, Chicago. The camp will be held from Friday, August 7 through Tuesday, August 11 and will feature instruction from some of the most innovative and respected drummers in the music business, including Steve Smith, Jojo Mayer, Mike Mangini, Benny Greb, and Dave Weckl.

“Drum Fantasy Camp’s five world-class instructors are among the greatest drummers on the planet, and I know that the campers will be thrilled to meet them, learn from them, and jam with them,” says Victor Salazar of Vic’s Drum Shop. “I’m also looking forward to introducing Vic’s Drum Shop to folks who’ve never had the opportunity to visit us.”

Founded in 2007 by drummer Steve Orkin, Drum Fantasy Camp features world-class instructors and attracts students, of all skill levels and ages, from around the world. Enrollment in this year’s Drum Fantasy Camp will include six hours of master classes each day (maximum of fifteen students per class), daily jam sessions, three night events, and bonus classes. Also included are discounts on exclusive concerts at Martyrs’, one of Chicago’s premier live music venues, discounted accommodations at the Crowne Plaza, discounted hotel shuttle service to and from the Music Garage, and a ten-percent discount on all purchases from Vic’s Drum Shop that are made throughout the duration of the camp.

For questions about Drum Fantasy Camp 2015 at the Music Garage, contact Steve Orkin at 440.487.6536 or get all the details at To register, visit the Camp’s sign-up page.