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Thu, 20 Apr 2017, 17:30 – Fri, 22 Sep 2017, 23:30 BST
Remo, in association with major drum and cymbal companies, present DrummerNight, in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust, at Manchester Central on the evening of the 23rd September 2017 as part of The UK Drum Show.
Diplomats of the Drumming world will gather to celebrate the many millions of hits that this collection of (no less than 16) drumming Ambassadors have achieved over the years. The world-class players will be supported by a band of leading musicians, with Karl Brazil (Robbie Williams, James Blunt, Feeder) acting as Musical Director for the evening.
‘The previous DrummerNight, presented in London. included Karl Brazil, (James Blunt), Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers), Mark Schulman (Cher, Pink), Andy Newmark (Bryan Ferry/Roxy Music), Geoff Dugmore (UK Session Great), Simon Hanson (Squeeze), Paul Stewart (The Feeling), Jojo Mayer (Nerve), Trevor Lawrence Jr (Snoop Dogg, Alicia Keys), Ian Matthews (Kasabian), Andrew Small (Kylie Minogue/Massive Attack), James Hester (Malakai), Cherisse Osei (Mika), Jerry Brown (Girls Aloud), Neal Wilkinson (Van Morrison), and Steve White (Paul Weller). The unique finale saw all the drummers taking to the stage on all the drumsets. The show in 2008 was hosted by Ian Danter (Talk Sport Radio)’.
The 2017 DrummerNight being held in Manchester, will be MCd by John Thomson, (drummer, comedian and actor, best known for his roles in The Fast Show, Men Behaving Badly and Cold Feet), and giving their time and amazing ‘chops’ to a very worthy cause will be: Karl Brazil, John “JR” Robinson, and Steve White plus many more to be announced before the event, Remo promises. Please follow The UK Drum Show Facebook page, Twitter or join our newsletter to receive updates on who else will be appearing.
The event, in support of Teenage Cancer Trust, is being supported by the following drum companies: British Drum Company, DW, Gretsch, Mapex, Pearl, Sakae, Sonor, Tama, Yamaha and cymbal makers Paiste, Sabian, Zildjian as well as Vic Firth.
Tickets are priced at £30.00 each and are on sale now. There are only 700 tickets avaiable for this evening event, which is a seperate ticket from The UK Drum Show general admission. Funds rasied with be donated to this worthwhile cause. So if you are thinking of making a weekend of it at The UK Drum Show, or are just coming along for the evening, secure your seat today for what will be the Drummer Night of the year.