Drummer News



Fall Rimshot newsletter out now!

Nov 13 2014

The Percussion Marketing Council is pleased to announce the fall edition of Rimshot, the organization's official quarterly newsletter, is now available for download. Download your copy of Rimshot by clicking here.


Best. Year. Ever.

Jul 09 2014

It's been a phenomenal year for PMC programs. See what we mean.... Can't get enough drums and drumming? Check out the Winter 2013/14 edition


PMC Kicks Off Successful 2014 Vans Warped Tour

Jul 02 2014

  For the fifth consecutive year, Percussion Marketing Council (PMC) and local music retailers will once again provide free first drum lessons at its Lesson Lab Tent in the following cities on the popular Vans Warped Tour:  Houston, TX (June 13), San Antonio, TX (June 14), Albuquerque, NM (June 17), Mansfield, MA (July 10), Camden, NJ (July 11), Wantagh (Long Island), NY (July 12), Hartford, CT (July 13), Cincinnati, OH (...


Enter To Win Drum Roadie For A Day!

May 16 2014

Thank you to all those that entered to win the Drum Roadie For A Day contest!! The 2014 winner will be announced soon!


Music Trades 1.25.14

Mar 20 2014

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International Drum Month Moves to May 2014

Nov 09 2013

November 3, 2013—Following feedback from PMC members and requests from music retailers across the country, the Percussion Marketing Council (PMC) has decided to relaunch and revise the International Drum Month (IDM) program. The new International Drum Month will be celebrated annually, beginning in May 2014. This significant change in calendar placement offers a gateway for all retailers to get involved in more PMC market growth programs that extend throughout ...


Vans Warped Tour 2014 Is Coming!

Oct 07 2013

We're dusting off the playdrums.com free lesson lab tent and getting ready for our fifth year on the road at select dates in 2014 with Vans Warped Tour.  Check out the 2014 VWT dates, keep tabs on this page for updates from us on where, when and how to get your free drum lessons this summer and we'll se you out on the road really soon!       &...


PMC Welcomes Prentice Practice Pads!

Sep 18 2013

The Percussion Marketing Council is pleased to announce new member Prentice Practice Pads.


Just Play

Jun 13 2013



PMC Launches Friends of PMC & Drums Across America!

Mar 27 2013

PERCUSSION MARKETING COUNCIL Launches New “Get Involved” Initiatives to Connect with  All Percussionists and Retailers Cleveland, OH—The Executive Committee of the Percussion Marketing Council (PMC) launched two new program initiatives during the January NAMM convention in Anaheim, California, directly addressing the need of growing and supporting drum set oriented members and firms in the percussion industry. PMC spokesman, Karl Dustman commented, “The all-new ‘Friends of the PMC’ and ‘Drums ...