The line-up of the first annual John Wackerman Drum Festival, to be held in Las Vegas on April 3rd, has been announced.
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Dennis Chambers(Santana, Steely Dan), Chester Thompson (Genesis, Phil Collins, Allan Holdsworth Trio), Thomas Pridgen (Mars Volta), Christpher "Kit" Chatham (Cirque Du Soleil), Jimmy Johnson (James Taylor, Ray Charles), Chad Wackerman (James Taylor, Frank Zappa) and John Wackerman (Terry Fator, Lindsey Buckingham) will perform at the event.
The festival which will feature four hours of clinics, questions and performances.
The John Wackerman Drum Festival will close with a one hour performance by The Allan Holdsworth Trio featuring Jimmy Johnson and John's brother Chad Wackerman. Both are flying in from the James Taylor Tour and back out immediately once the festival is over.