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Jun

27

Multi-Day Event

Stickman Drum Experience Fantasy Drum Camp

Big sky country will get loud once again in 2013 as The Stickman Drum Experience Fantasy Drum Camp rolls into Cedar Lodge on Blackstrap Lake from June 27 – July 1, 2013. Artists coming to Saskatchewan include: Scott Pellegrom (Clinician extraordinaire), Matt Halpern (Periphery, BandHappy), Paul DeLong (Kim Mitchell, David Clayton Thomas), Chris Coleman (Prince, Chaka Khan), Tim Smith - Bass (Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson), Billy Ward (BB King, Bill Evans), Ronn Dunnett (Dunnett Classic Drums).

Saskatchewan, Canada

Jul

02

Clinic

Billy Ward Drum Set Clinic

Billy Ward has been a professional drummer since middle school. He is the author of "Inside Out...Exploring The Mental Aspects Of Drumming", and creator of Big Time, which won Best Drum Instructional DVD, and the recently released Voices In My Head DVD.

Dallas, TX

Jul

03

Multi-Day Event

Big Drum Bonanza

Thomas Lang (stOrk/Paul Gilbert/John Wetton), has announced the Big Drum Bonanza 2013 (BDB2013) -- scheduled for July 3rd –7th at the Drum Channel studios in Oxnard, California and at the nearby Courtyard Marriot in Camarillo, California. Drummers of all ages, levels and styles are invited to join Thomas Lang and other special guest instructors including world-renowned drummers George Kollias (Nile); Stanton Moore (Galactic); Virgil Donati (Steve Vai/Planet X/Derek Sherinian); Chris Coleman (Prince/Chaka Khan/NKOTB); Jon Dette (Antrhax/Slayer); and Dave Elitch (The Mars Volta) among others for this exciting, 5-day music camp and educational experience. Lang and his special guest teachers will lead 
daily schedules of intensive, hands-on drumming, master classes, Q&A sessions, performances, private lessons and much more.

Oxnard, CA

Jul

07

Clinic

Geoff Dugmore Drum Set Clinic

Geoff Dugmore has played with Dido, Natalie Imbruglia, Blondie's Debbie Harry, Robbie Williams, and Gabrielle, amongst others.

London, UK

Jul

07

Multi-Day Event

Drumset & Percussion Camp

The Drumset And Percussion Camp, part of the Goucher Summer Arts Institute is held annually during July at Goucher College in Towson, MD. Students 13-18 years old with at least one year of school band or private lesson experience are welcome.

Towson, MD

Jul

10

Clinic

Stanton Moore Drum Set Clinic

Stanton Moore is the founding drummer for New Orleans-based funk band Galactic, and has played with Garage A Trois, Corrosion Of Conformity, John Scofield, Charlie Hunter, Skerik, Irma Thomas, and Robert Walter, among many others. Moore has also enjoyed a prolific solo career, performs clinics, and published drumming books and DVDs.

Los Angeles, CA

Jul

13

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.

Weymouth, MA

Jul

16

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.

Dallas, TX

Jul

18

Clinic

Dom Famularo Drum Set Clinic

Dom Famularo has performed with the Buddy Rich Big Band, B.B. King, Lionel Hampton, Chuck Leavell (Rolling Stones), T Lavitz (The Dixie Dregs), and the Louie Bellson Big Band, Dave Weckl, Steve Gadd, Vinnie Colaiuta, Simon Phillips, Billy Cobham, Bernard Purdie, Rod Morgenstein, Chester Thompon, Terry Bozzio, Will Calhoun, Deen Castronovo, Russ McKinnon, Chad Smith, Mark Schulman, Denny Carmassi, Liberty DeVitto and Jim Chapin in worldwide drumming events.

Tustin, CA

Jul

18

Clinic

Swiss Chris Drum Set Clinic

Swiss has studied with diverse teachers like Bob Moses, Marvin "Smitty" Smith, Kim Plainfield, Casey Scheuerell, Kenwood Dennard, Joe Morello, Jim Chapin and last but not least, the Drumdoctor Dom Famularo. He has performed with John Legend and Gloria Gaynor.

Boston, MA

Jul

18

Clinic

Chris Lesso Drum Set Clinic

Chris Lesso studied with many world-renowned artists, including Dom Famularo, Ed Shaughnessy, Jim Chapin, and Jim Blackley. He has played with Tony Springer (Wild T And The Spirit), Brownman, The Blues Bros Revue, jazz pianist Steve Koven, Chris’ own original band The Factor, as well as various other artists playing around the Toronto area and internationally. Chris teaches a full roster of drum students at his downtown Toronto studio, Rhythm In Motion, performs regular drum clinic events, and is a faculty member at Metalworks Institute.

Keswick, ON

Jul

18

Clinic

Derek Roddy Drum Set Clinic

Derek Roddy has played with Hate Eternal, Nile, Malevolent Creation, Divine Empire, Today Is the Day, Traumedy, and Aurora Borealis. He left Hate Eternal in 2006, and turned his attention to education, becoming a popular clinician. He is the author of the first instructional book of the metal genre: The Evolution of Blast Beats.

New York, NY

Jul

19

Clinic

John Riley Drum Set Clinic

John Riley has worked with Stan Getz, Milt Jackson, Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, John Scofield, Bob Mintzer, Gary Peacock, Mike Stern, Joe Lovano, the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, the Carnegie Hall Jazz Band, John Patitucci, Bob Berg, and many others.

New York, NY

Jul

19

Clinic

Duane Norman Drum Set Clinic

Duane Norman has played with The Temptations, Don Richols, Ben E. King, Eddie Harris, and more.

Johnson City, TN

Jul

19

Clinic

Mike Dupke Drum Set Clinic

Mike Dupke has played with John Mellencamp, Hair Of The Dog, and Eric Sardinas.

Hollywood, CA

Jul

20

Clinic

Swiss Chris Drum Set Clinic

Swiss has studied with diverse teachers like Bob Moses, Marvin "Smitty" Smith, Kim Plainfield, Casey Scheuerell, Kenwood Dennard, Joe Morello, Jim Chapin and last but not least, the Drumdoctor Dom Famularo. He has performed with John Legend and Gloria Gaynor.

Winchester, MA

Jul

20

Multi-Day Event

John Santos Drum Set Clinic

Five-time Grammy-nominated recording artist and US Artist Fontanals Fellow, John Santos has been called "the Latin Music Renaissance Man" and "a spark plug of musical invention." His extensive exploration of Afro-Latin music has earned him performance and recording credits with Tito Puente, Cachao, Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Henderson, Eddie Palmieri, McCoy Tyner, Cal Tjader, Lalo Schifrin, Irakere West, Danilo Perez, Max Roach, Francisco Aguabella, Armando Peraza, Patato Valdés, Giovanni Hidalgo, Pancho Quinto, Los Papines, Bobby Hutcherson, Charlie Hunter, and Omar Sosa.

Arcata, CA

Jul

20

Multi-Day Event

16th Annual Explorations in Afro-Cuban Dance and Drum

It is a unique, intense, and unforgettably fun opportunity to experience Cuban drumming, dance and song with a combination of great Cuban instructors that live in Cuba, NY, Southern and Northern California and other states and countries along with exceptional non-Cuban instructors. They only convene once a year for this program! If you are into Afro-Cuban music and/or dance, you don't want to be anywhere else during this remarkable week. Folks come to Arcata from all over the world for this highly inspirational program.

Arcata, CA

Jul

22

Clinic

Steve Fidyk Drum Set Clinic

Fidyk has performed and recorded with a diverse collection of artists and ensembles, including Wayne Bergeron, John Clayton, Wycliffe Gordon, Tim Hagans, Slide Hampton, Sean Jones, Brian Lynch, Maureen McGovern, James Moody, New York Voices, Dick Oates, Arturo Sandoval, Doc Severinsen, Terell Stafford, Byron Stripling, Dr. Billy Taylor, Clark Terry, Tim Warfield, Bill Watrous, and many others.

Kingston, PA

Jul

23

Clinic

Ignacio Berroa Drum Set Clinic

Ignacio Berroa has performed with McCoy Tyner, Chick Corea, Freddie Hubbard, Wynton Marsalis, Jackie Mc Lean, Clark Terry, James Moody, Slide Hampton,Milt Jackson, Ron Carter, Charlie Haden, Eddie Gomez, Phil Woods, Michael Brecker, Joe Lovano, Jon Faddis, Jack Bruce, Jaco Pastorius, Tito Puente, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Lalo Schifrin, Chico Bouarque, Gilberto Gil, Gal Costa, Lenny Andrade, Ivan Lins, Joao Bosco, Slide Hampton’s Jazz Masters Big Band, Carnegie Hall Big Band, Lincoln Center Orchestra,WDR Big Band, and BBC Big Band.

Greenwich, CT

Jul

23

Multi-Day Event

KoSA 18th International Percussion Workshop, Drum Camp and Festival

The KoSA Workshop is a hands-on intensive percussion camp. The course of study includes a diverse range of styles and techniques. Past faculty have included: Neil Peart, Memo Acevedo, John Beck, Horacio Hernandez, Marcus Santos, Chester Thompson, Ignacio Berroa, Jimmy Cobb, Bobby Sanabria, Jonathan Mover, Dom Famularo, John Beck, Kenwood Dennard, Trichy Sankaran, Mario DeCiutiis, Arnie Lang, Cyro Baptista, Jim Royle, Glen Velez, Nancy Zeltsman, Gordon Gottlieb, Emil Richards, Marco Lienhard, Allan Molnar, Aldo Mazza, Steve Smith, and Michael Wimberly.

Castleton, VT

Jul

24

Clinic

Stanton Moore Drum Set Clinic

Stanton Moore is the founding drummer for New Orleans-based funk band Galactic, and has played with Garage A Trois, Corrosion Of Conformity, John Scofield, Charlie Hunter, Skerik, Irma Thomas, and Robert Walter, among many others. Moore has also enjoyed a prolific solo career, performs clinics, and published drumming books and DVDs.

Los Angeles, CA

Jul

25

Clinic

Daren Pfeifer Drum Set Clinic

Daren is a professional independent drummer and composer based in Los Angeles. He owns and operates Knock Box Studio and is the author of Advanced Pedal Applications. He also records live drums and percussion for TV and radio. Daren is currently the drummer for Hollywood Undead.

Denver, CO

Jul

25

Clinic

Dave Elitch Drum Set Clinic

Dave Elitch has worked with artists such as M83, The Mars Volta, Daughters Of Mara, Justin Timberlake, and Juliette Lewis, as well as many others. Dave also teaches private lessons in Los Angeles as well as conducts masterclasses all over the world.

Hollywood, CA

Jul

26

Clinic

Gil Sharone Drum Set Clinic

Gil Sharone has been a member of the bands Stolen Babies, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Puscifer, Fishbone and +44.

  • Contact: 812.231.1263

Terre Haute, IN

Jul

27

Clinic

Tobias Ralph Drum Set Clinic

Tobias Ralph has played with artists including Tony C, Nena, Royston Langdon, Defunkt, Doop Troop, and Medicine Stick as well as 24-7 Spyz, Susan Cagle, and Everlast.

New York, NY

Jul

27

Clinic

Gil Sharone Drum Set Clinic

Gil Sharone has been a member of the bands Stolen Babies, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Puscifer, Fishbone and +44.

  • Contact: 812.475.8477

Evansville, IN

Jul

27

Clinic

John Santos Drum Set Clinic

Five-time Grammy-nominated recording artist and US Artist Fontanals Fellow, John Santos has been called "the Latin Music Renaissance Man" and "a spark plug of musical invention." His extensive exploration of Afro-Latin music has earned him performance and recording credits with Tito Puente, Cachao, Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Henderson, Eddie Palmieri, McCoy Tyner, Cal Tjader, Lalo Schifrin, Irakere West, Danilo Perez, Max Roach, Francisco Aguabella, Armando Peraza, Patato Valdés, Giovanni Hidalgo, Pancho Quinto, Los Papines, Bobby Hutcherson, Charlie Hunter, and Omar Sosa.

Berkeley, CA

Jul

29

Clinic

Gil Sharone Drum Set Clinic

Gil Sharone has been a member of the bands Stolen Babies, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Puscifer, Fishbone and +44.

  • Contact: 314.918.7660

St. Louis, MO

Jul

29

Clinic

Daren Pfeifer Drum Set Clinic

Daren is a professional independent drummer and composer based in Los Angeles. He owns and operates Knock Box Studio and is the author of Advanced Pedal Applications. He also records live drums and percussion for TV and radio. Daren is currently the drummer for Hollywood Undead.

La Mesa, CA

Jul

29

Multi-Day Event

Electronic Percussion Workshop

This workshop provides individual, group, and hands-on training on tips and techniques utilizing hardware and software. Instructors include: Mario DeCiutiis, Dr. Norm Weinberg, Stephen Hambright, and John Emrich.

Newark, DE

Jul

30

Clinic

Jason Bittner Drum Set Clinic

Jason Bittner is one of the top metal drummers in America, consistently winning readers’ polls in drumming magazines from around thre world. After honing his technique and musicianship at Boston’s Berklee College Of Music in 1988, he set out to establish himself as a professional drummer. His big break came in 2002 when he got the gig with Shawdows Fall, with whom he has toured the world and released eight albums. Bittner began to establish himself as a clinician in 2005, and has maintained a busy schedule playing drumming festivals and clinics. He has released an instructional DVD entitled What Drives the BeatDrumming Out of The Shadows, co-authored by Joe Bergamini.

  • Contact: 860.648.3900

Manchester, CT

Jul

31

Clinic

Stanton Moore Drum Set Clinic

Stanton Moore is the founding drummer for New Orleans-based funk band Galactic, and has played with Garage A Trois, Corrosion Of Conformity, John Scofield, Charlie Hunter, Skerik, Irma Thomas, and Robert Walter, among many others. Moore has also enjoyed a prolific solo career, performs clinics, and published drumming books and DVDs.

Los Angeles, CA

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