Rich is proud to be part of THE WOODSTICK 2013 BIG BEAT Event along with drummers Kenny Aronoff, Todd Sucherman, Mike Johnston, JP Bouvet, Russ Miller and others. The event takes place in Tacoma, WA on Sunday, Nov 24th. The event benefits one of Rich’s biggest passions…music education! Rich hopes to see you there! Bring your drum set!!!!
Check here for more details:
WHERE: Emerald Queen Showroom, 2024 E.29th St, Tacoma WA 98404
WHEN: November 24th, Sunday 3:00to 5:00 PM. Doors open at 10:00 AM Plan to arrive no later than 2:00pm in order to be set up before the event starts. Free drum clinics and drum performances will begin at 10:00am up until 3:00pm show time.
GUEST ARTISTS: Woodstick will feature the following drummers for clinics, live performance and autographs. Clinic schedule will be announced soon.
1) Kenny Aronoff, (Mellencamp, Fogerty, session legend) TAMA, Zildjian, Remo, Vic Firth, Kickport
2) Todd Sucherman, (STYX) Pearl, Sabian, Remo, ProMark, Hudson
3) Rich Redmond, (Jason Aldean), Roland, DW
4) Mike Johnston, (Mikeslessons.com) Gretsch, Meinl
5) JP Bouvet, ( Dave Mackay Group, Helicopria, 2011 GC Drum Off, Roland V-Drum Contest winner) DW, Meinl, Remo, Vic Firth
6) Michael Derosier, (Original Heart drummer)
7) Russ Miller, (Studio great) Mapex
8) Jeff Kathan,(Paul Rodgers, Spike and the Impalers) DW, Sabian, Remo, Vic Firth
9) Jon Bolton (Apple Jam, Beatniks)
• General Admission Spectator ($10.00)
• General Admission Participant ($15.00)
• Gold Package ($150.00): Guaranteed spot in the first four rows in front of the stage for you to set up your own drums.
• Platinum Package ($250.00): We supply a drumset, set up and waiting for you in the first or second row in front of the stage. After the show you can simply walk away. Includes a meet and greet session with all guest artists immediately prior to the show, a commemorative laminate and a commemorative Big Beat logo snare drum head.
FUNDRAISING The Woodstick Big Beat is a fundraising event to raise money for local school music programs. We highly encourage all participants to raise pledges much like you would in a walk-a-thon. All participants who raise over $100 in pledges will be entered to win a huge drum package from our sponsors. Fundraising forms and online fundraising info coming soon.
DRUMS If you participate, you’ll need drums to bring a drum set. You can bring as large a set as you like but to count towards a world record it must consist of at least the following:
• A bass drum with a pedal
• A snare drum with a stand
• A tom tom
• A hi-hat, ride or crash cymbal
• Any and all spikes must be retracted or covered with rubber feet
• You MUST bring a small carpet/rug to set up on large enough so that none of your hardware touches the floor
PRIZES There will be over $10,000 in prizes to be awarded to Woodstick participants. See Woodstick Prizes page below for details.
DRUM SET CONTEST Anyone can enter the drum set contests. Prizes awarded in each category for:
• Coolest drum kit
• Best Vint