Yamaha an­nounces Drum­fest 2017

Mas­sive, multi-stop drum event on the way

Rhythm - - BEAT! -

■ Yamaha is bring­ing its free mu­sic fes­ti­val and tal­ent search back for 2017. Af­ter a suc­cess­ful Lon­don event last Oc­to­ber, this year’ s Yamaha Drum­fest is ex­pand­ing, with the three-day feast of drum­ming tak­ing place across the UK with five spe­cial­ist drum stores play­ing host.

Each fes­ti­val will see a week­end full of per­for­mances, lessons and work­shops, rounded off with a live fi­nal of Yamaha’s Fu­ture beat drum tal­ent com­pe­ti­tion in which young drum­mers bat­tle it out be­hind the kit.

Yamaha’ s Drum Prod­uct Mar­ket­ing Man­ager Gavin Thomas: “We are putting all our fo­cus into th­ese events and will bring a week­end packed full of drum ac­tiv­i­ties to your doorstep through a se­lec­tion of our won­der­ful drum shops across the coun­try. There will be lots to get in­volved with for all types of drum­mers across all dif­fer­ent styles and stages of abil­ity, so do make sure you save the date.”

Drum­fest will be held at th­ese lo­ca­tions on the fol­low­ing dates: Drum De­pot, Cardiff(1-3Septem­ber ); PMT, Birm­ing­ham (15-17 Septem­ber ); PMT, Not­ting­ham (1315 Oc­to­ber) Drum­mers Only, Glas­gow(20-22Oc­to­ber ); PMT, Rom­ford (27-29Oc­to­ber).

For more de­tails visit www.uk.yamaha.com.

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