Meinl Drum Festival goes international!

After hosting four consecutive annual festivals on the company's own premises in Gutenstetten, Germany, the

Meinl Drum Festival

is now going international and will be held at the Palace of Youth in Moscow on 6 June.

"Our idea is to host the festival in an international metropolis one year, and then go back to Gutenstetten again the year after," explains Meinl's festival coordinator Norbert Saemann. "This year we will debut the international Meinl Drum Festival in Moscow, Russia. Drummers all over the world have followed the previous festival on the internet and have watched the videos we produced. We have had an especially strong demand from Russian drummers to host a Meinl Drum Festival in


The festival line-up includes

- Mike Terrana, USA (Tarjia)

- Wolfgang Haffner, Germany (Nils Landgren, Till Broenner)

- Snake, Russia (Agata Kristy, Naive)

- Benny Greb, Germany (Jerobeam)

- Thomas Lang, Austria



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