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April 2019 Frankfurt am Main Tickets & Registration

Musikmesse Drum Camp

The Musikmesse Brandworld Drums is an attractive special area of Hall 9.0, which is sure to set the pulse of every drummer racing.

Musikmesse Drum Camp

Drummer at the Drum Camp at Musikmesse in Frankfurt am Main

Famous drummer at first-hand.

At the Drum Camp, you can join the live performances of world-famous drummers at first hand. In the spotlight of the camp is the ‘Blood, Sweat and Tears Box’: in the sound-proof cabin, you get closer to top musicians than at any concert. Stars of the scene are performing on their original instruments and setups every day.

After their demonstrations of their skills, the drummers will  answer to questions e.g. concerning techniques, as well as they are available for photos and autographs.

Wednesday to Saturday in the Sweat, Blood and Tears Box

Time
Artist
10.15 Patrick Metzger
11.15 Ash Soan
12.15 Ralf Gustke
13.15 Gary Wallis
14.15 Jost Nickel
15.15 Karl Brazil
16.15 Will Hunt
17.15 Felix Lehrmann

Musikmesse Drum College

drummer is playing at the Drum College (Musikmesse)

Expert knowledge for you.

At the Drum College, workshops and master classes are given daily by renowned musicians in separate seminar rooms. There, they demonstrate their polished playing techniques, give practical tips and explain how you can do a better performance on your instrument.

Get excited about these artists in the Drum College

Felix Lehrmann

German television viewers know Felix Lehrmann primarily as the drummer of the studio band of ‘Neo Magazin Royale’ late-night show with Jan Böhmermann. He is also in demand as a session drummer and has played on recordings by hip-hop artists such as Dendemann, Samy Deluxe and Megaloh, as well as pop acts such as Sarah Connor, Lena Meyer-Landrut and Namika.

Gary Wallis

For seven years, percussionist Gary Wallis influenced the sound of Pink Floyd – both live and on disk. Accordingly, he will play at the Drum Camp on the original drum set he used on stage with the legendary psychedelic rock band. He also plays for the British all-star band Mike & The Mechanics.

Jost Nickel

The ‘groove monster’ is returning to the Drum Camp! The Hamburg-born came to the attention of a broader audience as Jan Delay drummer. He is also a popular drum coach and much in demand for international workshops and clinics.

Patrick Metzger

Born in Mannheim, Patrick Metzger tours the whole German-speaking region as a highly regarded drum coach and, since 2013, has also been laying down the rhythm in Beatrice Egli’s band. He has also played with international artists such as Bobby Kimball, Tina Turner and Chris de Burgh.

Ralf Gustke

For many years, he was a permanent member of Germany’s ‘Söhne Mannheims’ band. He was also the musical director for several tours by soul singer Xavier Naidoo. The reference list of the Heidelberg-born drummer is long and includes live and session work with national and international artists such as Gianna Nanini, Schiller and Nena.

Will Hunt

The US drummer has been a familiar name for fans of hard sounds for many years. Will Hunt’s references range from Black Label Society, via Crossfade, Device and Skrape, to touring activities with Staind and Static X. At present, he is a permanent member of the alternative rock band Evanescence – and will be giving a performance at the Drum Camp immediately after the world tour!

Wednesday to Saturday in the Drum College (Hall 9.1 Room Logos)

Time
Artist
11.00 Jost Nickel
13.00 Patrick Metzger
14.00 Manni von Bohr
15.00 Ash Soan
16.00 Ralf Gustke

Musikmesse Drum Academy

Musikmesse Drum Academy

Brand presentations

Located in the immediate vicinity of the Drum Camp, the Drum Brand Area offers an attractive place to present the instruments.

Wednesday to Saturday in the Drum Academy (Hall 9.1 Room Genius)

Time
Artist
12.00 Felix Lehrmann
14.00 Ash Soan
16.00 Clint Lockyer

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