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The  Galway Drum Show

Experience Rooms

These rooms will host an array of demonstrations, master classes and discussions covering every aspect of playing drums in the 21 century. 

The Galway Drum Show 2019 is a brand new 1-Day event celebrating the art of drumming. 

Located on the west coast of Ireland, Galway is known as the City of Tribes and is home to a rich culture of artists, writers, performers and musicians. On any day of the year, the streets of Galway city are alive with rhythms from all over the world, and from a wide variety of percussion instruments. With this inherent musical energy, Galway is the perfect location to inspire creativity and celebrate the tradition, technique, and art of drumming. 


Join us in Galway on the 10th March 2019 at the Clayton Hotel for the 1st annual Galway Drum Show.


Your tribe awaits… 

Special Guests

special guests

Chad Wackerman


Adam Marcello



Darren Beckett


Dan Western


Richard Spaven​


It’s a great chance to get face-to-face with some of the industries market leaders. From international brands to bespoke drum makers, the Galway Drum Show 2019 offers a great day of insight into the world of drumming. 


Some of our sponsors and exhibitors include Cambridge, Rhythm Drum School, Meinl, Remo, Trinity College London, Barkley Microphones, Hardcase, The Tung Drum Company, Vignoles Bodhrans, DW Drums, Tribal Spirit Drumming and Drumadore with many more to be announced. If you would like to take part in the Galway Drum Show 2019 as a sponsor or exhibitor, please contact us using the form below.

Also, taking place on the day are the finals of the Irish Young Drummer of the Year 2019 competition. Go to our dedicated competition page for more information on how to enter.

The Galway Drum Show 2019 features a host of live performances, demonstrations, exhibitors, workshops and competitions. 

Sponsors & Exhibitors

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Sponsors and Exhibitors
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Galway Drum Show 2019 tickets are now available to buy from Eventbrite. 


Tickets are priced at €20 per person. Family tickets cost €45 for  2 adults and 3 children.


All tickets provide full access to the event

from 10am - 5.30pm

Please note all Early-Bird tickets and Family Tickets are now sold-out.

The Venue

the venue

The Galway Drum Show 2019 takes place on Sunday 10th March at the Clayton Hotel. 

Located just off the M6 motorway, Clayton Hotel Galway is easily accessible from Dublin, Cork, Limerick or any other location around Ireland. It is located 40 minutes from Shannon Airport, 1 hour from Knock Airport, 2 hours from Dublin Airport and 2.5 hours from Cork Airport.


See for further information on Clayton Hotel Galway.

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Contact Us

contact us

If you would like further information about the Galway Drum Show 2019, please contact us using the form below.  

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is proudly sponsored by...

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The Galway Drum Show would like to thank the following for all their support:

Raven Studio Galway, Ray Glasheen Design, DynaSigns, Galway County Council and Galway City Council

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