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 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 ...


Member Spotlight – Vater

Mar 01 2013

The 2013 NAMM Show was another successful one for Vater! At the show, the New 5A Stretch, 7A Stretch, Whip Brush and Splashstick Rock were all officially introduced. The booth was packed all 4 days of the show with people coming by to check out the entire Vater Product line, picking up a copy the new 2013 catalog and checking out the new stick offerings. TONS of Vater Artists like ...


PMC Launches 2 New Programs!

Feb 25 2013

Percussion Marketing Council Introduces Drums Across America and Friends of The PMC February 25, 2013 - DRUMS ACROSS AMERICA builds upon the tremendous three year success of the PMC First Free Drum Lesson Lab Tent operations at select Vans Warped Tour summer venues by increasing the Lesson Lab Tent activities through the entire calendar year. The PMC will partner with two or more retailers per month that seek to work ...


Chad Smith Joins NAMM D.C Fly-In

Feb 22 2013

On March 19 and 20, artists Chad Smith of the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Bernie Williams, former NY Yankee and Latin Grammy-nominated jazz guitarist, will join leaders of the music instrument and products industry in Washington, D.C. to lobby Congress on the importance of comprehensive music education in our nation’s schools. NAMM organizes the annual Advocacy Fly-In on behalf of school music education programs in public schools, ...