More names have been added to the Ambassadors of the Drumming who will gather together to support Teenage Cancer Trust on one special night with no less than 16 drumming legends taking the stage with an all-star line-up of musicians.
In association with the major drum and cymbal companies, Remo will present DrummerNight, in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust. It will be held at Manchester Central on the 23rd September 2017 as part of The UK Drum Show.
Now added to this very worthy cause are: Mike Dolbear, Al Murray, Thomas Lang, Alexis Nunez and Jeremy Stacey who join Karl Brazil, John “JR” Robinson, and Steve White. More names will be announced before the event including more legendary artists who will be added depending on commitments.
The world-class players will be supported by a band of leading musicians, with Karl Brazil (Robbie Williams, James Blunt, Feeder) acting as Musical Director for the evening. The show will be MC’d by John Thomson, (drummer, comedian and actor, best known for his roles in The Fast Show, Men Behaving Badly and Cold Feet).
The previous DrummerNight presented in London included Karl Brazil, (James Blunt), Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers), Mark Schulman (Cher, Pink), Andy Newmark (Bryan Ferry/Roxy Music), Geoff Dugmore (UK Session Great), Simon Hanson (Squeeze), Paul Stewart (The Feeling), Jojo Mayer (Nerve), Trevor Lawrence Jr (Snoop Dogg, Alicia Keys), Ian Matthews (Kasabian), Andrew Small (Kylie Minogue/Massive Attack), James Hester (Malakai), Cherisse Osei (Mika), Jerry Brown (Girls Aloud), Neal Wilkinson (Van Morrison), and Steve White (Paul Weller).
Drum wise, the night promises to be a Drummer’s Night of the year ! Check out Simon Hanson of Squeeze on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eblVTktgdR4
The event is supported by the drum companies: British Drum Company, DW, Gretsch, Mapex, Pearl, Sakae, Sonor, Tama, Yamaha and the cymbal companies Paiste, Sabian, Zildjian, plus Innovative Percussion and Vic Firth, as well as The UK Drum Show for one night in support of Teenage Cancer Trust.
Tickets (£30.00 each) on sale from the The UK Drum Show website and are available from www.theukdrumshow.com