• Drum Appreciation Day

  • Sun, 12/08/2019 at 6:00 pm
  • The Fillmore Charlotte
    820 Hamilton St
    28206 Charlotte
Drum Appreciation Day - The Fillmore Charlotte - Charlotte

Join us for our 1st Annual Drum Appreciation Day celebrating the art and craft of drummers from all styles and genres, presented by C.A.L.M. Charlotte Area League of Musicians, The Guitar Center, Ludwig Drums, and Zildjian cymbals. Drum Appreciation Day will bring together drummers and musicians to showcase the extreme talent from drummers in our region and give them a chance to show off their skills and perform on their choice of three different Ludwig drum kits and Zildjian cymbals. On site Ludwig will also have their new line, Neusonic, for guests to demo during performance breaks presented by The Guitar Center.TO PERFORM: Drummers of all ages, styles, skill level, and genres will have a chance to perform for up to 4 minutes. This is NOT a competition, but an APPRECIATION of the talented drummers in our region. Each participating drummer will receive complimentary items from sponsors for their participation. For more information on performing, please email CHARLOTTEMUSICIANS@GMAIL.COM. Drumstrong.org RAFFLE: Purchase raffle tickets on the night of the event to enter your chance to win select prototype drums from Ludwig, concert tickets to The Fillmore and The Underground, cool items from The Guitar Center, Zildjian prize packs, and much more. All funds from the raffle will go directly to support DrumStrong.orgTICKETING PROCEEDS: A portion of the ticketing proceeds will go to benefit the Music Forward Foundation.Come out and join or participate in helping us celebrate drummers, the art of drumming, and raise money for two great causes. You don't want to miss this event. About Drumstrong.org: DrumsForCures 501(c)(3) produces DRUMSTRONG™ events raising awareness and funds in support of cancer survivorship, education and research through interactive rhythm experiences locally and globally.Drumming to BEAT cancer! www.DRUMSTRONG.orgAll cancers; All populations. DRUMSTRONG encourages collaborative drumming with focused intention in Honor of, in Memory of, for one’s own Fortification and just for the Pure Fun of it.We bring our uplifting rhythm to clinics, hospitals, camps, schools, religious institutions, etc. engaging all parties. Patients, families, staff, friends all play together in a totally inviting, participatory, accessible fashion. The collective efforts create strong bonds, beautiful memories, and hearten a moment of positive distraction where Healing takes Root.About MUSIC FORWARD FOUNDATION:Music Forward transforms young lives, inspires careers, and champions a more inclusive music industry.Music is a powerful force in people’s lives. It’s a universal language that influences everyone and moves our culture. There is a new generation of leaders whose voices will shape the future. Music Forward empowers this generation to succeed and lead while celebrating the diversity of their voices and viewpoints.Music Forward kick-starts musical careers through workshops and showcases that connect passions to professions. We open doors to an unmatched, nationwide network of music industry insiders to redefine what’s possible for tomorrow’s innovators and leaders. Both community and industry are transformed by Music Forward experiences bridging opportunity for the music community to become more innovative and inclusive.Music Forward is proud to hold the Platinum GuideStar Nonprofit Profile Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition for organizational efficiency and transparency offered by the world’s largest source of nonprofit information.The Underground Is A General Admission Standing Room Only Venue! Doors Open At 6pm & Show Begins At 7pm!Sale Dates and Times:Public Onsale : Fri, 25 Oct 2019 at 10:00 AMCiti® Cardmember Presale : Tue, 1 Jan 1980 at 12:00 AMLive Nation Presale : Tue, 1 Jan 1980 at 12:00 AMLive Nation Mobile App Presale : Tue, 1 Jan 1980 at 12:00 AMCiti® Cardmember Preferred Tickets : Tue, 1 Jan 1980 at 12:00 AM