Thank you for joining us at The UK Drum Show 2023!

What's on and where?

We have created this mini mobile guide as a quick reference to this weekend’s show. You will find the QR code to this page on banners all around the venue so if you ever lose this page – you can simply scan it again to return.

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Main Stage Performances

Come and experience the very best players from around the world in The UK Drum Show Main stage auditorium.

Mike Dolbear Masterclasses

Mike Dolbear returns to The UK Drum Show, this year opening up this room to a variety of international talent. The Mike Dolbear Masterclass room has a maximum of 400 visitors, and entrance to this room is free, on a first come first serve basis. *General admission ticket required*.

Saturday | Room 3 (Upper Level)

12:00 Tyler Baker – Young Drummer Of The Year 2023 Winner
13:30 Darby Todd
15:00 Carlos Hercules & Skins
16:30 Wiktoria Bialic

Sunday | Room 3 (Upper Level)

12:00 Christin Neddens
13:30 Jamie Murray
15:00 Simon Santunione
16:30 Dexter Hercules

Education Room with Mike Johnston

Following his outstanding appearance at The UK Drum Show back in 2022, we’re massively excited to welcome back the incredible Mike Johnston to The UK Drum Show 2023, as the resident host of our new Education Room.

This room will see Mike along with world-class drum educators, Carter McLean, Richard Spaven and Matt Greiner at the very top of their game, delivering lessons over the course of the weekend, giving visitors the chance to truly learn from the Pros.

Saturday | Room 11 (Upper Level)

11:00 Mike Johnston
12:45 Matt Greiner
14.15 Carter McLean
16.15 Mike Johnston & Matt Greiner (Masterclass on creating a presence online)

Sunday | Room 11 (Upper Level)

11:00 Mike Johnston
12:45 Carter McLean
14.15 Richard Spaven
16.15 Matt Greiner

How-To Sessions

The UK Drum Show is pleased to introduce How To Sessions as part of the Experience Rooms.

These sessions bring specialist knowledge for drummers whether that’s a particular style of drum, sound, rhythm or understanding of drum tuning. These drop-in sessions are running on both days of the show and can be found in Rooms 4 or 5.

Saturday | Room 5 (Upper Level)

11:30 – 12:00 Pad Session 1
13:00 – 13:30 Pad Session 2
15:00 – 15:45 Samba Session

Saturday | Room 4 (Upper Level)

12:00 – 12:45 How to hybrid with Jobeky Drums
13:30 – 14:30 Remo Drum Tuning Masterclass

Sunday | Room 5 (Upper Level)

11:30 – 12:00 Pad Session 1
13:00 – 13:30 Pad Session 2
15:00 – 15:45 Samba Session

Sunday | Room 4 (Upper Level)

12:00 – 12:45 TBC
13:30 – 14:30 Remo Drum Tuning Masterclass

Ludwig Experience Room Masterclass Sessions

Guests visiting The UK Drum Show will be able to check out Ludwig artists Art Cruz, Graham Hopkins, along with Afrobeat and Ezra Collective Femi Koleoso in the Ludwig Experience Room.

Saturday | Room 10 (Upper Level)

11:00 – 11:45 Graham Hopkins
12:00 – 13:00 Art Cruz
13:30 – 14:15 Graham Hopkins
14:30 – 15:30 Art Cruz
15:45 – 16:30 Graham Hopkins

Sunday | Room 10 (Upper Level)

11:30 – 12:15 Femi Koleoso
12:30 – 13:15 Graham Hopkins
13:30 – 14:15 Femi Koleoso
14:30 – 15:15 Femi Koleoso
15:30 – 16:15 Graham Hopkins

The Lounge

Hit Like A Girl and the organisers of The UK Drum Show have announced the expansion of the 2023 UK Drum Show with ‘The Lounge’ – a newly created activity room featuring a range of special events, masterclasses, panels and performances presented by leading artists and educators and open to all convention attendees.

Saturday | Room 12 (Upper Level)

12:00 Pound Workout (Jess Mckee, Kylie Bond & Vicky O’Neon)
13:30 Masterclass (Emma Taylor)
15:00 Drummers to Watch Panel Discussion (Nandi, Bushell, Geneva London, Lola Teague)
16:30 Performance by Aicha Djidjelli

Sunday | Room 12 (Upper Level)

12:00 Opening Showcase (Bunnie Greenhalgh & Abbie Finn)
13:30 Masterclass (Ciara Chinniah)
15:00 Women In The Workforce Panel Discussion Hosted by Louise King (Cherisse Osei, Alice Angliss, Migdalia Van Der Hoven)
16:30 Performance by Hayley Cramer
* Special guest from Ukraine Alice Kuzmych

History of Rogers Drums

Rogers Drums and Sound Service European Music Distribution are proud to announce at this year’s UK Drum Show, they will be hosting events on both days at the show featuring Ken Fredenberg and Jim Stanek from Rogers Drums USA.

Saturday | Room 4 (Upper Level)

15:30 – Ken Fredenberg and Jim Stanek

Sunday | Room 4 (Upper Level)

15:30 – Ken Fredenberg and Jim Stanek

Exhibitor Hall

Don’t forget to visit our HUGE exhibitor hall which will be filled with your favourite brands!

Just head downstairs to the Lower Level (or follow the sound of drumming!)