Such a heading should be enough for every drummer to just head, train, fly or run over to London to visit the 2013 edition of the London Drum Show. Just like every year, the festival has an enormous line-up with artists that are all icons of this era in music history. With Dave Weckl playing the grand finale of the two day run in drums, every visitor will see and hear the skills, experience and knowledge of the artists that include four decades of drums and percussion. There is even more to learn: every festival day, Mike Dolbear hosts several clinics in his Master class suites.
This year's show, in association with Drummer Magazine, features the following artists on the Live Stage:
10:00am Terry Bozzio
01:00pm Omar Hakim
02.45pm Young Drummer of the Year Matthew Brown
03:00pm Jojo Mayer
05:00pm Chris Coleman
11:15am Russ Miller
11:15am Pete Lockett
01:00pm Gerald Heyward
03:00pm Aquiles Priester
05:00pm Dave Weckl
Mike Dolbear's Masterclasses on Saturday and Sunday feature
Prizes Yes, you can win stuff as well. Natal Drums and Percussion and Nevada Music have some amazing prizes to win. One Natal Aluminum 10"x5.5" Metal Series Snare Drum will be won on both Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th October 2013 of the London Drum Show. If you are attending, complete the registration form on their stand (B2) to be added to their customer database. One lucky winner will be drawn from Robinís hat at the end of both days of the event.
The London Drum Show is supported by all the exhibiting brands linked to this article.