6 September 2007 — The Drummer Live show is the ultimate day out for all drumming, percussionist and music enthusiasts. The UK’s greatest drum show is bought to you by Drummer Magazine and takes place on 20 and 21 October at the London Docklands fantastic ExCeL Centre.
With a star-studded line-up for the 2007 event, this year’s show has the most exciting group of drummers ever assembled, live over two days. From drumming icon Nicko McBrain ( Iron Maiden ) to the legendary Cindy Blackman ( Lenny Kravitz ) through to Beyonce’s drummer, Gerald Heyward, this promises to be a spectacular opportunity to see the world’s most prestigious performers up close and personal. The Live stage also features international artists such as the highly respected Thomas Lang, top UK drummer Steve White ( Paul Weller band ), latin supremo Walfredo Reyes Jr, pop maestro Andrew Small ( Kylie Minogue ) and many more.
With the UK’s most impressive collection of drumming gear all under one roof, Drummer Live will be bringing together the world’s most famous drum manufacturers, displaying the coolest new innovations and the most exciting kits the percussion world has to offer. The show will be crammed with companies and traders offering every conceivable product, service, part or accessory a drummer could wish for. There will be unmissable show deals with the chance to buy the latest gear from the UK’s best drum retailers. Quite simply, if you love drums, you’ll love this!
Anybody visiting the show ( and filling in their ticket stubb ) will be entered into the what is probably the biggest competition to win drumming gear in the UK. We have over £15000 of fabulous prizes to give away in eight special packages which will be drawn on the afternoon of the last day. The main prize is a drummer dream of a huge range of drums, percussion, cymbals and accessories which alone is worth over £6000.
Drummer Live will be returning to ExCeL London, which is now firmly established as one of the UK’s premier (and largest) exhibition venues. Located in the heart of London’s Docklands, ExCeL is set within a stunning waterfront environment in the dynamic and thriving Docklands. Public transport links to ExCeL are well fast and well established. Canary Wharf and Central London are just minutes away on the Docklands Light Railway and the Jubilee Line with a short 30 minute trip to the West-End. There is also easy access to the M25, M11, A406, A13 and ExCeL offers car parking facilities for over 4,000 cars. For further details about ExCeL London please see their website at www.excel-london.co.uk/en/index.html
Drummer Live ; Fast, furious and fun....don’t miss it!