Calendar

May

01

Clinic

Virgil Donati Drum Set Clinic

Virgil Donati has played with Steve Vai Tony MacAlpine, Derek Sherinian, Michel Polnareff, Soul Sirkus, Scott Henderson, andf Joel Hoekstra. He currently plays with Planet X and Seven The Hardway, has released three solo albums and three live performance CDs, and is a popular drum clinician and busy producer.

Ottawa, ON

May

02

Clinic

Ray Luzier Drum Set Clinic

Before Korn, Ray Luzier was the drummer in Army Of Anyone, which features multi-platinum artists Robert and Dean DeLeo from Stone Temple Pilots and Richard Patrick from Filter. He was in the David Lee Roth Band for 8 years from '97-'05, touring the globe and producing albums. He has recorded, performed and toured with other great bands and artists including Billy Sheehan (DLR, Mr. Big, Steve Vai), The Nixons, Jake E. Lee (Ozzy, Badlands), Hideous Sun Demons, Doug Pinnick (King's X), John 5 (Marilyn Manson, Rob Zombie), James LoMenzo (Black Label Society, Megadeth), Rafael Moreira (Pink, Christina Aguilera), Slash (G 'n R, Velvet Revolver), Seal, Kirk Hammett (Metallica), Zakk Wylde (Ozzy, BLS), Toshi Hiketa (DLR, Hideous Sun Demons), Todd Jensen (Alice Cooper, DLR), The Boston Pops Orchestra, Tracy G (Dio, WWIII), Driven, Zac Maloy, Edgar Winter, Goaded, Freak Power Ticket, Coma, Wicked Alliance, Matt Kramer (Coma, Saigon Kick), Medicine Wheel, The Howling Iguanas, and Tony Fredianelli (Third Eye Blind) to name a few.

Hollywood, CA

May

02

Clinic

Dante Roberson Drum Set Clinic

Dante “Taz” Roberson has performed with Eric Benet, Jaime Foxx, Tank, India Arie, Dave Hollister, BB King, Bonnie Raitt, Jaime and Sunny Hawkins, Carl Wheeler, Tremaine Hawkins, Daryl Coley, Phil Perry, Alicia Keys, Ivan Johnson, Marcus Johnson, Michael Cooper, Tony Saunders, Dayne Stevens, New Power Generation, Tracy Chapman, Busta Rhymes, and is currently touring with The Whispers. He has also appeared regularly on such television shows as Weekends At The D.L. and Night Calls.

River Rouge, MI

May

02

Clinic

Virgil Donati Drum Set Clinic

Virgil Donati has played with Steve Vai Tony MacAlpine, Derek Sherinian, Michel Polnareff, Soul Sirkus, Scott Henderson, andf Joel Hoekstra. He currently plays with Planet X and Seven The Hardway, has released three solo albums and three live performance CDs, and is a popular drum clinician and busy producer.

Toronto, ON

May

03

Multi-Day Event

Jimmy DeGrasso’s “Hard Rock & Everything Else” Drum Camp

The camp will include three eight-hour days of hands-on drumming in a small-scale classroom setting focusing on rock drumming styles, playing with a click track, double bass techniques, rudiments, linear phrases, and jazz/Latin styles, as well as DeGrasso’s insights into the dynamics of being in a band and surviving life on the road. The first day of camp will include a VIP guided tour of the Drum Workshop Factory and instruction at the Drum Channel studio in Oxnard, California. Jimmy DeGrasso has played with Black Star Riders, Alice Cooper, Ozzy Osbourne, Megadeth, and Suicidal Tendencies. Camp registration includes a one-month subscription to drumchannel.com.

Oxnard, CA

May

04

Clinic

Carmine Appice & Vinnie Appice Drum Set Clinic

The legendary brothers will be hosting two 90 minute drum clinics at Fort Knox Studios, with only 50 tickets available for each. Private meet and greet, free instructional DVD and photo op also included!

Chicago, IL

May

04

Clinic

Rich Redmond Drum Set Clinic

Rich Redmond has toured/recorded/performed with Lit, Bryan Adams, Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert, Jewel, The Pointer Sisters, Rushlow, Earl Thomas Conley, Hank Williams III, Mindy McCready, Robbie Nevil, Emily West, Jo El Sonnier, Jim Brickman, Catherine Britt, Lalaine (Lizzie McGuire Show), Stan Lynch, Lila McCann, Malibu Storm, Robbie Nevil, Vaughn Penn, Michael Peterson, Ronna Reeves, Regina Regina, Marty Stuart, Lucy Woodward, Lane Turner, Crossin' Dixon, Lee Brice, Robin Welty, Steel Magnolia, The Stellas, The Wilsons, Mark McKinney, Kevin Fowler and many others. He is currently the drumming powerhouse behind country superstar Jason Aldean.

Lubbock, TX

May

04

Event

Tom Brechtlein Drum Set Clinic

Tom Brechtlein has performed with many artists including Chick Corea, Leonard Cohen, Al di Meola, Robben Ford, Jai Uttal, Wayne Shorter, and many more.

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Mcallen, TX

May

04

Multi-Day Clinic

Glen Sobel Drum Set Clinic Tour

Currently on tour with rock legend Alice Cooper, Glen Sobel has played in a variety of genres including rock, hip hop, pop, metal, punk, and fusion. In the last couple years he has played, toured, and/or recorded with gigs ranging from hard rock (SIXX A.M. featuring Nikki Sixx of Motley Crue), pop/r&b (tour with Elliot Yamin - American Idol finalist with one of the biggest hits of '07 ), instrumental fusion (Glen played on guitar great Paul Gilbert's new DVD), to studio TV work (Glen plays drums on the new version of the Monday Night Football theme on ESPN).

Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Adelaide, Hobart and Brisbane

May

05

Clinic

Carmine Appice & Vinnie Appice Drum Set Clinic

The legendary brothers will be hosting two 90 minute drum clinics at Fort Knox Studios, with only 50 tickets available for each. Private meet and greet, free instructional DVD and photo op also included!

Chicago, IL

May

05

Clinic

Mitch Dorge Drum Set Clinic

Mitch Dorge is best known for his work with Crash Test Dummies, Tuesday's Girl and Charlie Redstar.

Victoria, BC

May

06

Clinic

Mark Kelso Drum Set Clinic

Mark has worked with artists such as Gino Vannelli, Pete Townsend, Michael Bublé, Holly Cole, Peter Murphy ( Bauhaus ) John Scofield, Amy Sky, Randy Brecker, Michael Brecker, Donny Osmond, Dave Grusin, Shirley Eikhard, Hilario Duran, Paquito D’Rivera, Michel Cusson, The Montuno Police, Brian Hughes, Jane Bunnett, Soul Stew, Carol Welsman, Gordie Sampson, Mary Jane Lamond, Joe Sealy, John-Allen Cameron, Marc Jordan, Bruce Guthro, Jane Siberry and Shania Twain.

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

May

06

Clinic

Benny Greb Drum Set Clinic

Benny Greb was born in Augsburg, Germany. The self-taught drummer has played with Stoppok, The Ron Spielman Trio, Benny Greb Brass Band, Strom & Wasser, Christian von Richthofen, and Sabri Tulug Tirpan. He teaches at the Hamburg School Of Music and Mannheim’s Popakademie, and has performed workshops at Montreal Drum Festival, the Ultimate Drummer Weekend in Melbourne, Australia, the World Drum Festival in Germany, Drummer Live in London, and PASIC in the US. He has released the instructional DVD The Language of Drumming – A System For Musical Expression.

  • Contact: 0141-847-0820

Glasgow, Scotland

May

06

Clinic

Jojo Mayer Drum Set Clinic

Jojo Mayer is the leader of live electronica trio Nerve, which he founded in 1997. He played with the guitarist David Fiuczynski in the avant-garde pop rock band Screaming Headless Torsos and in the fusion jazz band, Intergalactic Maiden Ballet.

London, ON

May

07

Clinic

Veress Márton Drum Set Clinic

Veress Márton is the drummer of Pokolgép and Poison Of Marvel.

Hungary

May

07

Clinic

Mark Kelso Drum Set Clinic

Mark has worked with artists such as Gino Vannelli, Pete Townsend, Michael Bublé, Holly Cole, Peter Murphy ( Bauhaus ) John Scofield, Amy Sky, Randy Brecker, Michael Brecker, Donny Osmond, Dave Grusin, Shirley Eikhard, Hilario Duran, Paquito D’Rivera, Michel Cusson, The Montuno Police, Brian Hughes, Jane Bunnett, Soul Stew, Carol Welsman, Gordie Sampson, Mary Jane Lamond, Joe Sealy, John-Allen Cameron, Marc Jordan, Bruce Guthro, Jane Siberry and Shania Twain.

Canada

May

07

Clinic

Benny Greb Drum Set Clinic

Benny Greb was born in Augsburg, Germany. The self-taught drummer has played with Stoppok, The Ron Spielman Trio, Benny Greb Brass Band, Strom & Wasser, Christian von Richthofen, and Sabri Tulug Tirpan. He teaches at the Hamburg School Of Music and Mannheim’s Popakademie, and has performed workshops at Montreal Drum Festival, the Ultimate Drummer Weekend in Melbourne, Australia, the World Drum Festival in Germany, Drummer Live in London, and PASIC in the US. He has released the instructional DVD The Language of Drumming – A System For Musical Expression.

Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK

May

07

Clinic

Gavin Harrison Drum Set Clinic

Gavin Harrison has played with the British progressive rock band Porcupine Tree since 2002, and with King Crimson since 2008. He has also collaborated with singer/extended range bass player 05Ric and Paul Cusick. He has published two drum method books and three instructional DVDs.

Salford, Manchester

May

07

Clinic

Jojo Mayer Drum Set Clinic

Jojo Mayer is the leader of live electronica trio Nerve, which he founded in 1997. He played with the guitarist David Fiuczynski in the avant-garde pop rock band Screaming Headless Torsos and in the fusion jazz band, Intergalactic Maiden Ballet.

Pierre, SK

May

08

Clinic

Tony Royster Jr. Drum Set Clinic

Royster Jr. has played with Imajin, Lazyeye, New Flava, and En Vogue. He performed on the 42nd Annual Grammy Awards show at the age of 15, and an international tour in 2001 backing #1 selling Japanese artist Hikaru Utada as well as performing with Paul Shaffer (of Late Show with David Letterman) in the Nickelodeon House Band. In addition, he is also currently playing with Francisco Fattoruso, Jay-Z, Joe Jonas and his own band.

Canada

May

08

Clinic

Keith Carlock Drum Set Clinic

Keith Carlock has played with John Mayer, Sting, Steely Dan, James Taylor, Donald Fagen, Walter Becker, Diana Ross, Faith Hill, The Blues Brothers Band, Leni Stern, David Johansen and the Harry Smiths, Richard Bona, Chris Botti, Wayne Krantz, Harry Belafonte, Oz Noy, Clay Aiken, Rascal Flatts, Paula Abdul, and Grover Washington, Jr.

Fort Wayne, IN

May

08

Clinic

Gavin Harrison Drum Set Clinic

Gavin Harrison has played with the British progressive rock band Porcupine Tree since 2002, and with King Crimson since 2008. He has also collaborated with singer/extended range bass player 05Ric and Paul Cusick. He has published two drum method books and three instructional DVDs.

Cardiff, South Glam.

May

08

Clinic

Jojo Mayer Drum Set Clinic

Jojo Mayer is the leader of live electronica trio Nerve, which he founded in 1997. He played with the guitarist David Fiuczynski in the avant-garde pop rock band Screaming Headless Torsos and in the fusion jazz band, Intergalactic Maiden Ballet.

Edmonton, AB

May

08

Clinic

Benny Greb Drum Set Clinic

This clinic is sold out.

Colchester, Essex, UK

May

09

Clinic

Benny Greb Drum Set Clinic

Benny Greb was born in Augsburg, Germany. The self-taught drummer has played with Stoppok, The Ron Spielman Trio, Benny Greb Brass Band, Strom & Wasser, Christian von Richthofen, and Sabri Tulug Tirpan. He teaches at the Hamburg School Of Music and Mannheim’s Popakademie, and has performed workshops at Montreal Drum Festival, the Ultimate Drummer Weekend in Melbourne, Australia, the World Drum Festival in Germany, Drummer Live in London, and PASIC in the US. He has released the instructional DVD The Language of Drumming – A System For Musical Expression.

Bournemouth, UK

May

09

Clinic

Gavin Harrison Drum Set Clinic

Gavin Harrison has played with the British progressive rock band Porcupine Tree since 2002, and with King Crimson since 2008. He has also collaborated with singer/extended range bass player 05Ric and Paul Cusick. He has published two drum method books and three instructional DVDs.

Wembley

May

09

Clinic

Daniel Glass Drum Set Clinic

Daniel Glass is an award-winning drummer, author, historian and educator, widely recognized as one of today's foremost authorities on classic American drumming. He is the co-author of the highly-praised Commandments Of Early Rhythm And Blues Drumming.

New York, NY

May

09

Clinic

Mark Kelso Drum Set Clinic

Mark has worked with artists such as Gino Vannelli, Pete Townsend, Michael Bublé, Holly Cole, Peter Murphy ( Bauhaus ) John Scofield, Amy Sky, Randy Brecker, Michael Brecker, Donny Osmond, Dave Grusin, Shirley Eikhard, Hilario Duran, Paquito D’Rivera, Michel Cusson, The Montuno Police, Brian Hughes, Jane Bunnett, Soul Stew, Carol Welsman, Gordie Sampson, Mary Jane Lamond, Joe Sealy, John-Allen Cameron, Marc Jordan, Bruce Guthro, Jane Siberry and Shania Twain.

Canada

May

09

Clinic

Tony Royster Jr. Drum Set Clinic

Royster Jr. has played with Imajin, Lazyeye, New Flava, and En Vogue. He performed on the 42nd Annual Grammy Awards show at the age of 15, and an international tour in 2001 backing #1 selling Japanese artist Hikaru Utada as well as performing with Paul Shaffer (of Late Show with David Letterman) in the Nickelodeon House Band. In addition, he is also currently playing with Francisco Fattoruso, Jay-Z, Joe Jonas and his own band.

Canada

May

09

Clinic

Benny Greb Drum Set Clinic

Benny Greb was born in Augsburg, Germany. The self-taught drummer has played with Stoppok, The Ron Spielman Trio, Benny Greb Brass Band, Strom & Wasser, Christian von Richthofen, and Sabri Tulug Tirpan. He teaches at the Hamburg School Of Music and Mannheim’s Popakademie, and has performed workshops at Montreal Drum Festival, the Ultimate Drummer Weekend in Melbourne, Australia, the World Drum Festival in Germany, Drummer Live in London, and PASIC in the US. He has released the instructional DVD The Language of Drumming – A System For Musical Expression.

Bournemouth, Dorset, UK

May

10

Clinic

Tony Royster Jr. Drum Set Clinic

Royster Jr. has played with Imajin, Lazyeye, New Flava, and En Vogue. He performed on the 42nd Annual Grammy Awards show at the age of 15, and an international tour in 2001 backing #1 selling Japanese artist Hikaru Utada as well as performing with Paul Shaffer (of Late Show with David Letterman) in the Nickelodeon House Band. In addition, he is also currently playing with Francisco Fattoruso, Jay-Z, Joe Jonas and his own band.

  • Contact: 403.244.5555

Calgary, AB

May

10

Clinic

Jojo Mayer Drum Set Clinic

Jojo Mayer is the leader of live electronica trio Nerve, which he founded in 1997. He played with the guitarist David Fiuczynski in the avant-garde pop rock band Screaming Headless Torsos and in the fusion jazz band, Intergalactic Maiden Ballet.

Abbotsford, BC

May

10

Clinic

Wally Reyes Jr. Drum Set Clinic

Wally Reyes Jr. has toured and/or recorded with: Carlos Santana, Traffic, Steve Winwood, Jackson Browne, Celia Cruz, Gloria Estefan, David Lindley, Ricki Lee Jones, Richard Marx, Sergio Mendes, Smokey Robinson, Robbie Robertson, Joe Sample, Boz Scaggs, Christina Aguilera, Ricky Martin, Johnny Hallyday, Khaled, Lindsey Buckingham and many others.

Argyle, TX

May

10

Clinic

Gavin Harrison Drum Set Clinic

Gavin Harrison has played with the British progressive rock band Porcupine Tree since 2002, and with King Crimson since 2008. He has also collaborated with singer/extended range bass player 05Ric and Paul Cusick. He has published two drum method books and three instructional DVDs.

Farlington, Portsmouth

May

11

Clinic

Ben Sesar Drum Set Clinic

Ben Sesar has performed/recorded with artists including Alan Jackson, Vince Gill, Dolly Parton, The Black Crows, Carrie Underwood, Allison Krauss, Percy Sledge, Missing Persons, George Jones, Ricky Skaggs, Dwight Yoakam, Buck Owens, B.B. King, Keith Urban, Sheryl Crow, Hank Williams Jr., Tanya Tucker, John Mayer, Brian Setzer, Ron Wood, Joe Walsh.

Lombard, IL

May

11

Clinic

Tony Royster Jr. Drum Set Clinic

Royster Jr. has played with Imajin, Lazyeye, New Flava, and En Vogue. He performed on the 42nd Annual Grammy Awards show at the age of 15, and an international tour in 2001 backing #1 selling Japanese artist Hikaru Utada as well as performing with Paul Shaffer (of Late Show with David Letterman) in the Nickelodeon House Band. In addition, he is also currently playing with Francisco Fattoruso, Jay-Z, Joe Jonas and his own band.

  • Contact: 604.734.4886

Canada

May

12

Clinic

Tony Royster Jr. Drum Set Clinic

Royster Jr. has played with Imajin, Lazyeye, New Flava, and En Vogue. He performed on the 42nd Annual Grammy Awards show at the age of 15, and an international tour in 2001 backing #1 selling Japanese artist Hikaru Utada as well as performing with Paul Shaffer (of Late Show with David Letterman) in the Nickelodeon House Band. In addition, he is also currently playing with Francisco Fattoruso, Jay-Z, Joe Jonas and his own band.

, AL

May

12

Clinic

Chris Johnson Drum Set Clinic

Chris Johnson is the current drummer for Rhianna.

Seattle, WA

May

13

Clinic

Matt Gartska Drum Set Clinic

Playing most often with seasoned musicians, Matt quickly developed into a versatile and mature musician. Matt has toured several times with Gokh Bi System, an African Hip Hop band during his Berklee years. After graduating from Berklee in 2011, Matt moved to L.A. to further his musical pursuits. Soon after moving to L.A., he joined the band Animals as Leaders and has been touring with the band internationally.

Los Angeles, CA

May

14

Clinic

Matt Gartska Drum Set Clinic

Playing most often with seasoned musicians, Matt quickly developed into a versatile and mature musician. Matt has toured several times with Gokh Bi System, an African Hip Hop band during his Berklee years. After graduating from Berklee in 2011, Matt moved to L.A. to further his musical pursuits. Soon after moving to L.A., he joined the band Animals as Leaders and has been touring with the band internationally.

Torrance, CA

May

18

Clinic

Frank Banali Drum Set Clinic

Frank Banali is the drummer for Heavy Bones, Blackthorne, Hughes Thrall, Quiet Riot, and Wasp.

Fresno, CA

May

20

Clinic

Zoro Drum Set Clinic

Zoro is one of the world's most renowned drummers. He is a passionate clinician, consistently voted #1 R&B Drummer & Educator in magazine Readers Polls. His best-selling book/DVD, The Commandments of R&B Drumming, was awarded #1 Best Educational Product.

Des Plaines, IL

May

22

Clinic

Zoro Drum Set Clinic

Zoro is one of the world's most renowned drummers. He is a passionate clinician, consistently voted #1 R&B Drummer & Educator in magazine Readers Polls. His best-selling book/DVD, The Commandments of R&B Drumming, was awarded #1 Best Educational Product.

Indianapolis, IN

May

31

Clinic

Garey Williams Drum Set Clinic

With a Master's degree in Percussion Performance and Jazz Studies at Central Washington University, drummer Williams has been a fixture in the Northwest scene, having performed with such musicians as Diana Krall, Kristin Korb, Bud Shank, Barney McClure, Howard Roberts, Joe Williams, Bobby Shew, Jay Thomas, Clay Jenkins, Milt Jackson, Cedar Walton, Ray Brown, Eddie Daniels and Dizzy Gillespie.

Yakima , WA

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