Drummers for hire in the UK

Hire a drummer in the UK for a performance, recording, event or tour. Whether you need someone to play with your band, play percussion with your orchestra, or add the final touch to your recording, you can choose from 453 of the best professional drum kit and percussion players right here.

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DrummerLondon

Professional, Dynamic and Versatile Drummer

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DrummerSheffield

Professional session drummer & percussionist.

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From£975
DrummerBirmingham

Peaky Blinder Band

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From£175
DrummerWaltham Cross

Jared is a professional drummer living in London with a background in musical theatre, recording and function work.

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DrummerLondon

"Jose Sacristan, is one of the best guys and musicians I have had the pleasure to work with and to listen live." Eduardo de la Mora,

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From£250
DrummerLondon

The Tigers are a fun Party band with something for everyone from Rock Pop Funk and Soul.!!!

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From£212.50
DrummerLondon

Friendly, professional and energetic drummer/percussionist ready to add that little something extra for your special event.

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DrummerPetersfield

Simon Whittaker is a freelance percussionist performing, collaborating and producing in and around the south of England.

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DrummerLondon

Freelance Session Artist - Experienced Function Player - (MMus- Merit), (BMus - Hons) Jazz Performance - Jazz, Funk, Pop, Soul, Latin

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DrummerRoyston

Professional drummer with over a decades worth of experience. Available for live and recording sessions in London, Herts, Cambs and Essex.

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DrummerBirmingham

Professional and versatile musician...

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DrummerLondon

Scottish drummer and percussionist (+ timpani) based in London, currently playing with various jazz bands and orchestra percussion sections.

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DrummerStroud

Experienced & Engaging Performer. Plays Cool Tunes from the 50's - Modern Hits.

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DrummerLeeds

Percussionist and composer from Liverpool based in Leeds

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From£850
DrummerHexham

Upbeat function band

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DrummerLondon

Pedal-depressed, panchromatic resonance and other highly ambient domains

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DrummerBath

James Harriman is an energetic covers artist working in Bath. James plays covers from the 60's to the present day with his own twist.

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DrummerLondon

Laura and the boys will wow your guests with laid back Jazz& Blues Classics and Superb Swing and Modern Pop in a Jazzed up style.

Drummers available across the UK and Ireland

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Frequently asked questions

Can any drummer play my favourite song?

Professional drummers will often take requests, but you will need to give them plenty of notice. Please also keep in mind that drummers may ask for an small additional fee to prepare songs that aren't already on their song list. You can view the drummer's song list on their Encore profile.

How much time do drummers take to set up?

Your drummer will usually arrive about an hour or so before their performance begins to set up and get settled before they start playing. To avoid any delays, make sure the performance space is ready for the drummer prior to their arrival.

My venue has asked for the performer’s PLI & PAT inspection certificates. What are these?

PLI stands for Public Liability Insurance. This insurance covers damage to another person or their property (it is also known as third party insurance). As many of our drummers are members of the Musician's Union, they are already covered by PLI up to £10 million. PAT stands for portable appliance testing. Most of our drummers will already have a PAT inspection certificate for their musical equipment/PA system, which they can provide to your venue if they need it.

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