Drummers for hire in Berkshire

Hire a drummer in Berkshire 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 308 of the best professional drum kit and percussion players right here.

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From£180
DrummerBracknell

Jake is available for gigs, musical theatre, and recording from his home studio. A competent sight-reader and familiar with most styles.

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From£165
DrummerGuildford

Harrison is a brilliant and hard working musician looking for work with a great range of skills and live performance experience.

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£130 - £330
DrummerGuildford

Eevie Taylor is a freelance drummer based in Surrey. With 8 years of playing experience, she has become a versatile and self-taught player.

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DrummerBasingstoke

Ed is a Freelance Drummer and Tutor based in North Hampshire and is available for recording work, musicals, and live performance

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£180 - £300
DrummerSandhurst

Jack is a talented multi instrumentalist based in Berkshire, UK and has experience on cruise ships, tribute bands and weddings/functions.

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£2000 - £3400
DrummerReading

Five piece, live party band that performs high energy sets with live and unique arrangements!

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£160 - £250
DrummerOxford

Binz is a bongo player & professional drummer who has performed in many of the top nightclubs throughout the UK.

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£160 - £380
DrummerSlough

I am a Multi-Instrumentalist, Session Musician, Composer and Music Producer from Slough, Berskhire.

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£200 - £600
DrummerReading

Solo Indian percussionist and drummer from the UK. Able to perform solo and/or provide a band/group with notice.

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£90 - £200
DrummerOxford

I am fun-loving, diverse and professional musician that can cover nearly all genres between my instruments of the flute, drums and keyboard.

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£90 - £200
DrummerReading

Professional drummer available for live & studio sessions and video/commercial performances.

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£180 - £200
DrummerSlough

Time keeper drummer, no frills, not too loud, but can play many styles. .

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£100 - £300
DrummerEgham

Matt is now a free agent, looking for any dp drum work anyone is willing to give him a shot at. 25 years drummer, singer and DJ

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£160 - £480
DrummerSandhurst

Consistency, professionalism and reliable drumming is my specialty!

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£250 - £500
DrummerReading

I believe that my 30 years of experience as a musician, playing at events, weddings and bars will be of great benefit to your event.

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DrummerWokingham

Experienced private and public function DJ with a vast library of music from many genres & decades. Shuffla tailors the set to your needs!

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From£250
DrummerReading

When you absolutely, positively, gotta have everybody on the dance floor, accept no substitute.

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From£280
DrummerAshford

Roy is a gifted and versatile Guitarist & Drummer and a passionate music fan

Hiring a drummer

Useful information

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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Bear in mind: musicians typically play for 45 mins with a 15 min break per hour.

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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