Ash Soan - ARTIST

Ash is appearing in association with Gretsch Drums, Zildjian Cymbals, Remo Drumheads, Vic Firth Sticks, DW Hardware and Pedals plus Protection Racket Cases.

Gretsch Drums
REMO Drum Heads
Vic Firth
DW Drums

Show Performances

See him in Mike Dolbear’s Masterclasses at 4.30pm on the Saturday and on the Main Stage at 10.00am on the Sunday.

On Saturday, Ash will be performing his Secrets Of A 21st Century Session Drummer live. Not to be missed, this 45 minute set will cover the art and practices of recording drums and mic placements from one of the UK’s hottest session drummers.


Ash Soan is a UK based session drummer who’s experience covers many styles. Ash has played on over 25 number 1 albums world wide including: Cher, Seal, Adele, Rod Stewart, James Morrison, Ronan Keating, Robbie Williams, Billy Idol, Celine Dion and Take That.

Live: Ash has played with artists including Faithless, Seal, Robbie Williams, Sinead O’Connor, Van Morrison, James Morrison, Bryan Adams and Trevor Horn.

Ash was the house drummer for The Voice TV show for 7 years on the BBC and ITV and has recorded movie soundtracks including Kung Fu Panda 3, Terminator Genysis, Mission Impossible Fall Out, The Lion King (Elton John) and the current Dr Who TV series.

He also performed with Mike Oldfield at The 2012 Olympic Games opening show.

Ash runs his own drum studio and has recorded multiple number one albums there with a growing client list including: Ed Sheeran, Snow Patrol, Alicia Keys, Julian Lennon, Rick Wakeman, Jamie Oliver and a posthumous Bob Marley album to name a few.


Gretsch Drums

Zildjian Cymbals

Remo Drumheads

Vic Firth Sticks

DW Hardware and Pedals

Protection Racket Cases

Ash Soan - KIT