Musical instrument retailer Cascio Music in New Berlin, Wisconsin, is hosting its 17th annual DrummerFest on Saturday, October 14, 2017. Doors open to the public at 10 A.M. with the festivities running until 5 P.M.
DrummerFest brings together drummers from around the world for free performances and clinical instruction, offering exclusive access to fans and regional drummers.
The 2017 DrummerFest lineup includes Daru Jones (Jack White, Slum Village, Talib Kweli, Black Mild); Joe Saylor (The Late Show With Steven Colbert, John Batiste); and Will Kennedy (Yellowjackets, Russell Ferrante).
In addition, DrummerFest includes free prizes for the first 50 attendees through the door; photo and autograph opportunities with the headliners; and special drum gear sales.
Leading drum brands including Drum Workshop, Tama, Pearl, Zildjian, and Paiste, as well as other drum factory reps, will be at Cascio Music showcasing their latest drum gear. Guests will have the opportunity to demo new products.
“DrummerFest is something drummers from around the Milwaukee area and the entire Midwest look forward to ever year,” says Matthew Freter, Cascio Music’s Marketing Manager. “We’re excited to continue the tradition,”
“It’s an entire day devoted to drummers, plus it’s totally free and open to the public,” says Cascio Music CEO Michael Houser.