DRUM! Night is the west coast's biggest drumming benefit event featuring clinics, concerts, and exhibits. This year's show features Jason Bittner of Shadows Fall, Chad Smith of the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Cindy Blackman-Santana performing Friday, August 9 at the San Jose, California Repertory Theater. This year's show is emceed by Street Drum Corp.
Before the show drummers have a chance to visit a dozen exhibits featuring equipment from companies like Gretsch, Zildjian, Pearl, Evans, Craviotto, Remo, Yamaha and more. Plus there is a Zildjian/Yamaha electronic drums workshop before the show. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info. A Gretsch drum set will be raffled off and dozens of prizes will be offered via a silent auction.
Doors open at 5:00 for the expo and the performances begin at 6:30. As always, DRUM! Night raises funds for the San Jose Lincoln High School music programs. Says DRUM! Magazine, “we need to keep supporting music in schools!”