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DrumsForCures Presents Tenth Anniversary DrumStrong Event

For ten years DrumsForCures has provided survivorship fortification, access to solid health resources, sparked wonderful memories, and facilitated the sharing of heart through engaging interactive DrumStrong rhythm events. On May 21 at Misty Meadows Farm, 455 Providence Rd S, Weddington,…

Modern Drummer
May 1, 2016

News: Meinl Drum Festival Donates to Charitable Purposes

Meinl has decided to donate the proceeds from the ticket sales of the 2015 Meinl Drum Festival and voluntary contributions to two charitable organizations, totaling 20,000 Euros. Percussion instruments worth 10,000 Euros will be donated to the Danilo Perez Foundation…

Modern Drummer
Sep 19, 2015

Carl Palmer and the “Art??? of Giving Continues

Carl Palmer with fans who purchased his art to aid Camp Good Days & Special Times (for children with cancer), the American Cancer Society. Carl Palmer, one of rock’s iconic figures, and a founding member of Emerson, Lake and Palmer…

Modern Drummer
May 13, 2015

Drummer Blog: David Frangioni Hello Fellow Drummers, my name is David Frangioni and I started playing the drums at age two. I lost one eye to cancer shortly thereafter and realized music is my passion. After years of my childhood playing, practicing, studying…

Modern Drummer
Oct 27, 2014

Little Kids Rock to Honor Joan Jett on October 23

  Mark your calendars to help build a world where all kids can live rich, purposeful lives through music at Little Kids Rock’s 6th Annual Benefit in NYC on Thursday, October 23. Presented by Guitar Center, the event will honor…

Modern Drummer
Sep 9, 2014

Classic Rock & Roll Artists Record Song to Benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Celebrated musicians from the history of rock & roll recently joined talents to record “If I Had the Time (I Could Change the World).” Available now, fifty cents from each download will benefit the work of St. Jude Children’s Research…

Modern Drummer
Dec 19, 2013

Linkin Park Partners With Hard Rock to Benefit Music for Relief’s Power the World

Linkin Park and Hard Rock International announced the launch of limited-edition Linkin Park t-shirts benefiting Music for Relief and its Power the World initiative. The exclusive line, a partnership between the Grammy Award–winning band and the world-renowned entertainment and lifestyle…

Modern Drummer
Aug 23, 2013

Hair Bands and Metal Drummers Stick it to Breast Cancer!

Venues in Corpus Christi, Dallas, and Fort Worth will host the Crash Gordon’s Breast Cancer Can Stick It! fundraiser, which will include block parties, concerts, raffles, silent auctions sponsored by Diamonds in the Rough Sports Memorabilia, contests, food and beverage…

Modern Drummer
Aug 22, 2013

Rock Against MS Benefit Concert

Featuring artists Glenn Hughes, Lemmy, John 5, Blasko, Steven Adler, Kenny Aronoff, Brian Tichy, Jack Russell, Jeff Pilson and many more, will be held at the The Whisky A Go-Go on Wednesday, March 27th. These artists are coming together to…

Modern Drummer
Mar 20, 2013

Motown Gives Back: MD Contributor Drew Schultz Spearheads Project to Help Fund Detroit School Music Programs

From left: Spyder Turner, Pat Lewis, Ken Knox, Lawrence Payton Jr., James Jamerson Jr., Spike DeLeon, Drew Schultz, Melvin Davis, Abdul “Duke” Fakir, Steve Adams, Ronnie McNeir, June Childress-Jones, Dennis Coffe   Modern Drummer contributor Drew Schultz and Motown musical…

Modern Drummer
Jan 8, 2013

Bobby Z's Benefit 2 Celebrate Life w/Bobby Z & Friends

Bobby Z & the American Heart Association proudly present the 2nd annual Benefit 2 Celebrate Life The event will feature Bobby Z and his friends, including "Princess" (featuring Maya Rudolph & Gretchen Lieberum), QuestLove, André Cymore, Dex Dickerson, Dr. Fink,…

Modern Drummer
Jan 7, 2013

The Donating Drummer

On his quest to find ways to use music as a vehicle for giving back to others in the world, percussionist Mark Powers became aware of a waiter in San Francisco who was funding random projects through the tips he…

Modern Drummer
Dec 6, 2012