Yamaha announces Drumfest 2017
Massive, multi-stop drum event on the way
■ 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.