Drummers available to hire in Ayrshire and Arran

Hire a drummer in Ayrshire and Arran 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 98 of the best professional drum kit and percussion players right here. All are available in Ayrshire and Arran.

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DrummerSheffield

Professional session drummer & percussionist.

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£100 - £250
DrummerWallasey

Highly experienced and versatile drummer and percussionist, currently a member of a '50s/60's Rock'n'Roll function band.

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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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£120 - £350
DrummerLeeds

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

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£70 - £220
DrummerLiverpool

UK-based session drummer with professional experience available for studio/remote sessions and gigs including functions and corporate events

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£80 - £250
DrummerLeicester

Drummer - Varied styles covered, basic music reader. Experience across a wide spectrum of gig, event and studio situations.

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DrummerDunfermline

Session Drummer and Tutor Based in the Scottish Central Belt.

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£400 - £500
DrummerManchester

Session Drummer and educator. I'm currently open for dep booking and teaching. Can play various genres and covers.

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From£200
DrummerManchester

The Cacti Collective are a group of musicians creating a dynamic and exhilarating journey into sound.

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DrummerLeicester

Drummer with 15+ years experience gigging, sessions & recording. I also teach drum lessons privately and as part of a drum school.

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DrummerSheffield

Skilled and exciting drummer, live and in the studio.

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£150 - £350
DrummerAccrington

Professional drummer and percussionist based in Lancashire. Years of experience recording and performing in multiple ensembles.

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From£180
DrummerManchester

UK session drummer best know for playing with The Shires, Martine McCutcheon, Alice Chater, Plested, Twinnie, Ryan McGarvey and more.

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£200 - £400
DrummerLincoln

Professional Live and Studio Drummer.

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£80 - £200
DrummerBelfast

I'm a drummer from Northern Ireland!

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£200 - £300
DrummerWolverhampton

Experienced, versatile musician based in the West Midlands. I have played an extensive number of shows from theatre pit work to festivals.

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DrummerManchester

Hard working and flexible drummer playing all genres 14+ years. Solid playing and groove, message me for a friendly chat! I'm your guy.

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£250 - £450
DrummerManchester

A professional musician for the last 35 years, playing in all genres of music from jazz trio to full symphony orchestra.

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Popular genres:
Reggae, Caribbean music, African music
Average response time:
26 hours
Busiest times:
July, August, September

How much does it cost to hire a drummer?

The typical price for a drummer is:
£Budget£180
££Pro£290
£££High-end£400+

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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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