Jason Bowld confirmed for Beat 2009

More details are flooding in about the imminent Beat 2009 event and Young Drummer competition. The latest news is that Rhythm writer and metal drumming legend Jason Bowld and Mark Heaney, London session drummer who is currently playing with Gang of Four, will be performing at the event on Sunday 15 November. There will also be the opportunity to get some top tips from renowned drum teacher Toni Cannelli who has taught some of the UK´s top drummers.

There will also be demonstrations, drummers signing autographs, trade/ exhibition stands, the Beat 2009 Young Drummer Competition final and much more...

For more details visit www.drummersalliance.com for more details and to buy tickets.

Chris Barnes

I'm MusicRadar's eCommerce Editor. In addition to testing the latest music gear, with a particular focus on electronic drums, it's my job to manage the 300+ buyer's guides on MusicRadar and help musicians find the right gear for them at the best prices. I dabble with guitar, but my main instrument is the drums, which I have been playing for 24 years. I've been a part of the music gear industry for 20 years, including 7 years as Editor of the UK's best-selling drum magazine Rhythm, and 5 years as a freelance music writer, during which time I worked with the world's biggest instrument brands including Roland, Boss, Laney and Natal.