Remo to host charity DrummerNight at Manchester’s UK Drum Show
Remo, in association with major drum and cymbal companies, will be presenting DrummerNight, in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust, at Manchester Central on the 23rd September 2017 as part of The UK Drum Show.
In a press release, Remo says: ‘Diplomats of the Drumming world will gather to celebrate the many millions of hits that this collection of (no less than 16) drumming Ambassadors have achieved over the years. 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 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). The unique finale saw all the drummers taking to the stage on all the drumsets. The show in 2008 was hosted by Ian Danter (Talk Sport Radio)’.
The 2017 show being held in Manchester, will be MCd by John Thomson, (drummer, comedian and actor, best known for his roles in The Fast Show, Men Behaving Badly and Cold Feet), and giving their time and amazing ‘chops’ to a very worthy cause will be: Karl Brazil, John “JR” Robinson, and Steve White plus many more to be announced before the event, Remo promises.
The event, in support of Teenage Cancer Trust, is being supported by the following drum companies: British Drum Company, DW, Gretsch, Mapex, Pearl, Sakae, Sonor, Tama, Yamaha and cymbal makers Paiste, Sabian, Zildjian as well as Vic Firth.
Tickets will be priced at £30.00 each and go on sale at the The UK Drum Show website from April 23, 2017. Doors open at 7.30pm and the evening concludes at 10.30pm
Info: www.drummernight.com and www.theukdrumshow.com and www.remo.com
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