Frank Zappa’s Terry Bozzio tops bill for Drumfest 2008

Terry Bozzio
Terry Bozzio

Now in its 10th year, Drumfest is back with a travelling retail village, an extra show in Sheffield (UK) and a host of drumming stars including Terry Bozzio (Frank Zappa, Jeff Beck, Korn) and renowned clinician Thomas Lang.

You can also catch performances from Keith Harris (Black Eyed Peas), Steve White (Paul Weller), Chris Pennie (Coheed And Cambria), Russ Miller (Ray Charles, Cher), Mike Terrana (Yngwie Malmstein), Mark Richardson (Feeder) and Jeremy Stacey (Sheryl Crow). All shows will be hosted by Dom Famularo.

Drumfest 2008 calls at:

Birmingham - 13 July 2008 (Part of the National Rock and Pop festival)
NEC Forum, Birmingham, B40 1NT
(Doors 11am - Show 12.30pm)

Sheffield - 15 July 2008
Megacentre, Bernard St, Sheffield, S2 5BQ
(Doors 6pm - Show 7pm)

Northampton - 17 July 2008
The Park Inn Hotel, Northampton, NN1 2TA
(Doors 6pm - Show 7pm)

Brentwood - 19 July 2008
Brentwood Centre, Doddinghurst Road, Brentwood, CN15 9NN
(Doors 11am - Show 12.30pm)


Birmingham and Brentwood - £15 Adults (adv), £17 on the door; £5 children under 12.
Sheffield and Northampton - £10 Adults (adv), £12 on the door; £5 children under 12.

Tickets and further details are available via and

Tom Porter worked on MusicRadar from its mid-2007 launch date to 2011, covering a range of music and music making topics, across features, gear news, reviews, interviews and more. A regular NAMM-goer back in the day, Tom now resides permanently in Los Angeles, where he's doing rather well at the Internet Movie Database (IMDB).