Drummers for hire in St Albans

Hire a drummer in St Albans 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 360 of the best professional drum kit and percussion players right here.

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Hire Assaf on Percussion  Drummer with Encore
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£312.50 - £562.50
DrummerDunstable

From Hedkandi to Tom Jones, Assaf has performed all around the globe+will bring his world class showmanship+infectious energy to your event!

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Hire Sebastian Fernandez Drummer with Encore
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£160 - £380
DrummerLondon

Freelance Drummer and Percussionist available for hire and very willing and prepared to work with all Artists and Musicians.

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Hire Will Jones Drummer with Encore
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£187.50 - £375
DrummerBishop's Stortford

I'm a professional drummer based in Herts, UK. I play with function, cover and tribute bands and am available to dep (substitute) for bands.

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Hire Tim Graham Drummer with Encore
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£160 - £375
DrummerLondon

Professional, Dynamic and Versatile Drummer

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Hire Nico Ariza Drummer with Encore
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£250 - £600
DrummerLondon

Nico is an International Musician/DJ from America with 15+ years of experience performing with professional bands, artists, and DJ's.

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Hire Liam McCloud Drummer with Encore
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£150 - £300
DrummerLondon

I am a drummer/percussionist who plays a range of styles and instruments which has led me to work as a performer, tutor and workshop leader.

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Hire Jared Martin Drummer with Encore
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£175 - £250
DrummerWaltham Cross

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

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Hire Simon Brett Drummer with Encore
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£40 - £115
DrummerGreater London

Peterborough-based Drummer/Educator, on behalf of Buzz Music & Inspiring Music. Performing with 'Discovered' & 'The Britpoppers'.

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Hire Davide Pasqualini Drummer with Encore
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£180 - £300
DrummerLondon

I am a versatile drummer and percussionist. I am equally comfortable sitting behind a standard drum-kit as well as a percussion set.

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Hire Jose Sacristan Drummer with Encore
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£180 - £260
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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Hire Robert Shaw Drummer with Encore
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£300 - £400
DrummerLondon

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

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Hire James Taylor Drummer with Encore
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From£160
DrummerLondon

Drummer / percussionist / vibes player based in London. Classically trained with huge variety of performance and recording experience

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Hire Michael Nash Drummer with Encore
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£90 - £240
DrummerLondon

Drummer of 23 years with extensive teaching and gigging experience.

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Hire Franco Pellicani Drummer with Encore
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£180 - £320
DrummerLondon

I am a versatile and energetic drummer with 20 years of experience, who loves to support Music with creativity and ethos.

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Hire Marc Baptiste Drummer with Encore
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£165 - £350
DrummerWembley

Nu vibez, da general, Marc Baptiste, live drummer, Baptiste, band, function band, live music,cruises, mica paris

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Hire Benjamin Penfold Drummer with Encore
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£160 - £450
DrummerLondon

Experienced live and studio drummer.

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Hire Jake Perrett Drummer with Encore
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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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Hire Jose Rico Drummer with Encore
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From£160
DrummerLondon

Professional musician, with more than 15 years of experience playing different styles, touring, studying and performing.

Latest reviews of our Drummers in St Albans

Nuno Oliveira
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"Nuno is amazing, great musician, highly recommended, he learnt my whole set of original songs in 2 days! Super professional and super nice, would happily book him anytime 😊 "

Toria hired Nuno Oliveira for a Concert (available in St Albans)

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Nuno Oliveira
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"Nuno has recorded 3 songs for us and he did an amazing work! We are very happy how the songs evolved, his playing made all the difference to make our songs come to life. He is really taking care of the project. Very well-organised, understanding all details and trying to give what is closest to our vision. He has good communication, replies promptly with all answers clearly stated. He sent all files perfectly aligning with my project. Very easy to work with and was patient with my specific requests I tried to achieve with a crucial part of the song. I am very grateful to his work and would highly recommend him!"

Boglarka hired Nuno Oliveira for a Recording session (available in St Albans)

Verified Review, 17 September 2023
Michael Rothman
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"He did an amazing job entertaining the crowd, and was really easy to work with."

Deyvid hired Michael Rothman for a Bar / Club / Venue event (available in St Albans)

Verified Review, 13 August 2023

FAQs about hiring Drummers in St Albans

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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 St Albans

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Popular genres:
Rock, Pop, Caribbean music
Average response time:
10 hours
Busiest times:
June, July, August

How much does it cost to hire a Drummer in St Albans?

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

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