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Percussionists for hire in Reading

Hire a percussionist in Reading for your event today. Whether you're planning a wedding, party, concert or event, we have 125 of the most professional acts right here for you to choose from.

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From£180
PercussionistHarrow

BA Oxon // MPerf RCM // Musical Theatre & Orchestral work // Currently: 'Six' - West End (drums & cover MD)

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From£200
PercussionistUxbridge

Hi my name is Julius and I have a passion for percussion! I have over over 10 years experience playing drums from around the world.

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£100 - £250
PercussionistOxford

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

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£150 - £450
PercussionistAndover

Simon is a singer/songwriter who has toured Europe & the UK with his mix of original songs plus country, rock'n'roll, blues & soul covers.

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£100 - £300
PercussionistLondon

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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From£180
PercussionistBracknell

A graduate of the ACM, Guildford. Jake is available for performing and recording. A competent sight-reader and familiar with most styles.

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PercussionistWatford

Percussionist and drummer currently based in Watford. Graduated from the Royal Academy of Music

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£25 - £225
PercussionistIsleworth

London-based Drummer/Educator, on behalf of Buzz Music, Berkshire Maestros, Hounslow Music Service & Hillingdon Music Hub.

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From£560
PercussionistFeltham

Johnny Kalsi leads the Dhol Foundation around the Planet. Lessons, Weddings, Workshops, Stage Shows - Worldwide!

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£227 - £627
PercussionistHigh Wycombe

"We bring the Caribbean to you" with Music • Sound • Light Steelasophical Steel Band Dj crowned Best CaribbeanMusic Entertainment Company UK

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From£160
PercussionistLeatherhead

Professional drummer from the South East. Looking for live and studio work. Specialising in Reggae, Funk, Rock.

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£150 - £200
PercussionistAylesbury

Scott. drummer/percussionist, toured with the 60s legends, The Searchers until their retirement & was a dep on We Will Rock You.

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From£177
PercussionistSlough

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

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From£180
PercussionistLondon

“…his masterful technique is pure delight to watch…” UKVibe, February 2015 || “…set to fire up the jazz scene…” Jazzwise, May 2011

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£200 - £600
PercussionistBirmingham

Professional and versatile musician...

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£100 - £400
PercussionistLeeds

Percussionist and composer from Liverpool based in Leeds

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PercussionistBirmingham

Percussionist specialising in Rhythm, Tuned and orchestral styles. Graduate of Guildhall School of Music & Drama (Percussion & Timpani)

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PercussionistLondon

Based in London. Studied at Guildhall School of Music. Percussionist for function bands and tuned percussionist for solo performances.

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Popular genres:
Pop, Classical, Jazz
Average response time:
7 hours
Busiest times:
August, October, November

How much does it cost to hire a percussionist?

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

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Frequently asked questions

Can any percussionist play my favourite song?

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

How much time do percussionists take to set up?

Your percussionist 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 percussionist 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 percussionists 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 percussionists 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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