Drummers for hire in Aberdeen

Hire a drummer in Aberdeen 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 59 of the best professional drum kit and percussion players right here.

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Hire David Imevbore Drummer with Encore
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From£250
DrummerAberdeen

David is a brilliant drummer who is available to perform at events in and outside the UK.

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Hire Bryn Jenkins Drummer with Encore
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£120 - £350
DrummerLeeds

Session Drummer and Percussionist. Graduate of Leeds College of Music and drummer of Caro.

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Hire Edwin McLachlan Drummer with Encore
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£160 - £480
DrummerEdinburgh

Edinburgh-based drummer and audio engineer, with 10+ years of session and touring experience.

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Hire Oliver Witty Drummer with Encore
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DrummerBolton

"If you're in need of a brilliant drummer, reliable guitarist and fab radio guest, you'll find it in Oli." - Beth Atkinson, Jam Radio

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Hire Thom Gardner Drummer with Encore
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From£180
DrummerLeeds

LCoM graduate available for function gigs. Proficient in Rock, Pop and Funk

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Hire Reece Dobbin Drummer with Encore
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DrummerDunfermline

Session Drummer and Tutor Based in the Scottish Central Belt.

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Hire Chris McCann Drummer with Encore
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£160 - £420
DrummerBelfast

I'm a drummer from Northern Ireland!

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Hire Nairn Milne Drummer with Encore
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DrummerEdinburgh

Professional touring and studio session drummer based in Edinburgh. Currently performing with Callum Beattie and Citizen Papes.

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Hire Ryan Reid Drums Drummer with Encore
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DrummerShipley

Versatile session Drummer with over 20 years of experience

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Hire PRNCSS Drummer with Encore
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£250 - £562.50
DrummerSouth Shields

Hi, I am a DJ and producer.

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Hire Theresa Terzonie Drummer with Encore
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£180 - £500
DrummerLeeds

Theresa Terzonie is a Multi-Genre Musician, interested in Booking Agents, Contacts, Promotional Shows & Venues.

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Hire Stones from David Drummer with Encore
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£160 - £340
DrummerNewtownards

A singer songwriter from north of Ireland. 7 years gigging experience from bars to weddings to support slots to festival stages.

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Hire Oz Ward Drummer with Encore
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£250 - £400
DrummerYork

Acoustic wonders of the greats and the guilty pleasures! 20+ years experience & performed 500+ events/weddings. Based in North Yorkshire.

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Hire David Purves Drummer with Encore
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£250 - £300
DrummerGlenrothes

Experienced fiddler and caller

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Hire Noah Merrall Drummer with Encore
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£125 - £400
DrummerLeeds

Emotive and soothing piano sounds with a soulful RnB vibe.

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Hire AJ Flynn Drummer with Encore
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£160 - £240
DrummerLeven

Energetic one man band performing upbeat acoustic and electric covers of popular songs from the 60’s until present day!

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Hire Clark Howard Drummer with Encore
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DrummerYork

Multi-award winning service with over 12 years of dedicated service in the wedding and events industry.

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Hire Michael Armitage Drummer with Encore
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£150 - £370
DrummerLeeds

Classical percussionist and drummer. An experienced expert in all things percussion, Michael can play everything from Mozart to Metallica.

Latest reviews of our Drummers in Aberdeen

Bryn Jenkins
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"An absolute professional- great communication, turned up on the day and aced the songs. Lovely guy to play with and really enhanced our session. We will definitely book again- Thank you Bryn! Looking forward to sharing the tracks.🌻💫🎸"

Dionne hired Bryn Jenkins for a Recording session (available in Aberdeen)

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Edwin McLachlan
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"A genuinely fantastic experience. Edwin came prepared, full of insight and ready to work; in addition to this, he kept me laughing all day and even pointed me in the direction of some fine wines: what more could I ask? My advice to anyone looking for a drummer in the Edinburgh area (and beyond) is simple: book Edwin McLachlan."

Ryan hired Edwin McLachlan for a Recording session (available in Aberdeen)

Verified Review, 9 September 2021
Steve Morrison
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"It was epic, we booked Steve for a small private hen party in our apartment . And he didn't disappoint!! We had the the best night ever , Steves voice is amazing and he played great dance along and sing along tunes . Hopefully will be able to get another event in Edinburgh so I can rebook , or will be checking out where he is gigging the next time we are down. Thanks again Steve you made the night , everyone loved it."

Avril hired Steve Morrison (available in Aberdeen)

Verified Review, 16 June 2017

FAQs about hiring Drummers in Aberdeen

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Will a drummer bring their drums?

When you hire a drummer, the specific equipment you need to provide will depend on the event and venue. For example, some venues which often have live music will be able to provide most of the equipment a drummer will need but for weddings, a drummer will usually bring everything. Always worth double-checking with the drummer beforehand to avoid any last-minute surprises on the day.

How long do drummers usually perform?

It varies from event to event, but drummers typically perform two 45-minute sets. You can always negotiate the set time with the drummer if you’d like them to play for longer or shorter.

How long does it take for a drummer to set up and sound check?

Drummers will take around 20-30 minutes to set up a standard drumkit, but for more elaborate setups (for high-end events for example), it might take up to 45 minutes to set up. Always clarify set-up and sound check times with the musician beforehand to ensure your event flows smoothly.

How much space do drummers need?

The amount of space a drummer needs depends on the size of their kit, however, as a general rule of thumb, drummers need at least 8 feet by 8 feet of space - this will give them enough room to set up their kit and play comfortably.

What genres do drummers usually play?

At Encore, our drummers for hire are often very versatile and can play a wide range of genres, including but not limited to, rock, pop, jazz, blues, metal, and funk. If unsure, always check their song lists on their profiles or get in touch with one of our experts who can help you in finding the perfect drummer for your event.

Hiring a Drummer in Aberdeen

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Popular genres:
Rock, Pop, Electronic
Average response time:
13 hours
Busiest times:
June, July, August

How much does it cost to hire a Drummer in Aberdeen?

The typical price for a Drummer is:
£Budget£260
££Pro£380
£££High-end£500+

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