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The 2022 Music City Drum Show
It was another difficult year with COVID-19 in our midst, but with vaccinations and boosters, people have started to venture out, live life, and enjoy live music again. One of the highlights of 2022 was the return of the Music…
Drum Workshop’s Don Lombardi and John Good and Roland’s Masahiro Minowa: A New Team for 50 More Years of Innovation
Upon the news of the purchase of Drum Workshop by Roland, and in celebration of Drum Workshop’s 50th Anniversary, Modern Drummer is excited to sit down with the primary players in this new musical dream team: Don Lombardi,John Good, and…
The 2019 Hollywood Drum Show
The nineteenth Hollywood Drum Show was held this past October at the Glendale, California, Civic Center. TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access $4.99 /month or $49.99 /year SAVE 15% Digital Monthly Magazine 47 Years of Archives (500+…
Rhythm! Discovery Center Ten-Year Anniversary
The Rhythm! Discovery Center, a gem of the drum and percussion world.
Remembering Sara Romweber
The Let’s Active drummer left an indelible mark on southern alternative rock—and was taken much too soon.
LP Celebrates Fifty-Fifth Anniversary, Will Calhoun Receives Award and Rogers Drum Day
Industry Happenings LP Celebrates Fifty-Fifth Anniversary, Will Calhoun receives an award from Berklee College of Music and Rogers Drum Day at Bentley's.
In Memoriam: Avant-Garde Jazz Drummer Alvin Fielder
The jazz and experimental music world lost a giant this past January 5 when drummer, pharmacologist, drum historian, Alvin Fielder passed away.
The Percussive Arts Society held its annual international convention this past November 14–17 at the Indiana Convention Center in downtown Indianapolis.
The Hollywood Custom and Vintage Drum Show
Since its inception nearly two decades ago, the Hollywood Custom and Vintage Drum Show has built up a reputation as a national premier drumming event.
Michael Kennedy, the longtime drummer with George Strait and the Ace in the Hole Band, passed away last August 31 at the age of fifty-nine. TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access $4.99 /month or $49.99 /year SAVE…
In Memoriam: Joel Smith
Remembering the hugely influential and multifaceted gospel drummer. Joel Smith, one of the most prolific drummers in the gospel music scene, passed away this past September 8 at the age of fifty-eight. Beginning in the mid ’70s, Smith carved out…
The 2018 DCI World Championship Results
Some of drumming’s best young rudimental talents compete for the ultimate title.
The 2018 Chicago Drum Show
The perennial percussion event once again serves vintage and modern drum lovers alike.