Published September 9, 2010
The first-ever Ohio Drum Show has turned into an impressive extravaganza, with an extensive exhibitor list that combines custom makers such as Bello, Longo, Palmetto, RCD, Famous, and Phattie with mainstream manufacturers like Yamaha, Mapex, Regal Tip, and Zildjian. Plus you can expect a full roster of vintage dealers showing off their prize possessions, including Rockin’ Rudy, Vintage Drum Shop, Blair ’N Drums, Tony Lewis, and Bobby Sharp. Even little old DRUM! Magazine will be there.
In addition, Keith Carlock (Steely Dan, Sting, John Mayer) will perform two shows with his band Rudder, and winners will be drawn for a raffle that includes thousands of dollars in prizes. One raffle ticket is supplied with the price of admission. Extra raffle tickets are $5 each. Prizes include 14" Amedia Classic hi-hat cymbals ($451), Ibrahim Diril 22" ride cymbal ($550), an A. Zildjian 16" medium thin crash cymbal ($335), a bass drumhead with artwork from DrumArt.com ($100), Pintech USA drumstick holder ($55), Duallist Gig Grips ($26), Cowpaddy dual drum trigger ($90), Famous Drums 2x4 snare worth $390, Not So Modern Drummer two-year subscription worth $73, George’s Drum Shop $50 gift certificate, and six pairs of RB drum sticks worth $50.
The event is sponsored by Not So Modern Drummer, and will take place from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 19, at the Emidio and Sons Banquet Center, 48 E. Bath Road, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. Tickets are $20. Attendees may bring instruments for trade or sale.