Steve Smith

Zildjian, Sonor, Remo, Firth, Shure, DW, Puresound, Samson, Hudson, Korg, Cympad
Steve Smith web site

Will Calhoun
Remo, Firth, Mapex, Sabian, Audix, Revolution, Korg, Hammarax, Ddrum3, Protector XL, Guraje
Click here for Will Calhoun Web site

Paul Wertico
Remo, Shure, DW, Paiste, ProMark
Click here for Paul Wertico Web site

Time left to the 25th Chicago Drum Show!

Click here for attendee Frequently Asked Questions



May 15,16,17 2015

Kane County Fairgrounds, St Charles, Illinoisd

A REBEATS production. For more info, contact Rob Cook at 989-463-4757 rob@rebeats.coms

The Chicago Drum Show is the world's largest and longest-running event of it's kind. It is a swap-meet, a drum expo, and an entertainment event. There are clinics, demonstrations, raffles, classes, and over 30,000 square feet of exhibits: New, used, vintage and custom drums, cymbals, and related accessories.


Register in advance, pay at check-in. To register, email




Bring your old gear, we will try to sell it for you in our consignment area. Click here for details on the consignment policies.



Drum Artisan, direct from Italy

click here for AK-Drums web site

Gregg Keplinger
Custom drum craftsman and drum tech to the stars,
from Seattle
click here for Gregg Keplinger web site

Watch for additional Clinician announcements; some of our artists are still working out their tour and studio calendars for 2015.

Dave Mattacks
Drum tuning & cymbal selection live & in the studio
Yamaha, Zildjian,ProMark, Evans

click here for Dave Mattacks Web Site

Daniel Glass presents
"Sing Sing Sing"

Firth, DW, LP, Crescent, Aquarian, Big Bang
Click here for Daniel Glass site

Bob Henrit

Exhibitors confirmed for the 2015 show: Amedia Cymbals, Ken Anderson & Susan Jevans, Angel Drums, Baker Drums,
Michael Balkom, Keith Larsen Baltimore Drum Company, Beat Boogie Drums, Beato Bags, Boom Alley Drums, Bum Wrap Drums, Bun E Carlos & Randy Rainwater, Canopus, Carolina Classics, Castle Drum Company, Chicago’s #1 Drum Lessons,
Chicago Drum & Restoration, Chicago Drum Exchange, Classic Drummer, Cold Mountain Drums, Connecticut Pro Percussion, Coopers Vintage Drums, Crash Boom Bam, Craviotto Drum Company, Crescent Cymbals, Custom Tank Drums, Cymclip, daVille Drumworks, Myron Dargus, Drugan’s Drums, Drum Factory, Drum Supply House, Drumclip,, DrummersDreamUSA , Drumtone, Dynamicx Drums USA, Evans, Explorer’s Percussion, Foundation Cases, Gauger Percussion,
John Grandt Vintage Drums, Great Lakes Trader, Guitar Center, Headhunters Drum Sticks, Hit Drum, Holland Drums, Holloman Custom Drums, Nick Hopkin Drums, HHOTHAT, Humes & Berg, JC’s Drummin Music, J.D. Music, James Dean’s Vintage Drums, Jamtec, Jenkins-Martin Drum Co., Jorma & Sven, Kelly Shu, KissTheDrummer Music, Klash Drums, Jim Krutz, Kumu Drums, Tony Lewis, Liberty Drums, Low Boy Custom Beaters, Joe “Jolo” Luoma, Steve Maxwell, Keith Larsen Mid Atlantic Drum, Ludwig Drum Company, Matt’s Vintage Drums, Larry Matthews, McCourts Music, John Medina Jr., Modern Drummer, Jim Murray Skip Town Production, NotSoModernDrummer, Tim O’Hara, Palmetto Drum Company, Past Time Drums,
Pearl Drum Company, PLAYDRUMS, Polecat Percussion Systems, David Poradisz, Power Wrist Builders, Rathkamp Drums, RBH Drum Co., Rat Rod Drums, RCD Vintage Drums, RimriserUSA, Rock Custom Drums, Lee Ruff, Russo, Sabian, Chuck Scalia, Anthony Scott, Serco Percussion, Bob Sharp, Stick Stuff Grips, Skins N Tins, Southern Thumb Music, The Steelpan Store, Sticks N Tones, Stone Custom Drum, Taye Drums, Texas Vintage Drums, ThunderEcho, Trick Drums, Unix, Vintage Cymbals, WFLIII Drums, Xcel Sticks, Yamaha, Zildjian, Zion Cymbals, Frank Zumwalt & Andy Dwyer
ge Cymbalsumwalt & Andy Dwyer,


Click here for info on lodging near the show

How to get to the show

Shipping to the show



2015 Show Roundtable Events:

Moderated by Bob Henrit, with Pete James, Dave Mattacks, and Colin Hilborne
Click here for more information!



Daniel Glass and Dennis Brown will explain the roots of the groove from this iconic Krupa tune and deconstruct it.


20th Century Sound: Drummer's Traps & Sound Effects of the Early 20th Century

Nick White will display and demonstrate his large collection of drummers' sound effects devices






Chicago Drum Show on Facebook

Highlights of past drum shows on Youtube- over a million views and counting!



Drum Show Souvenirs: The sticker (left) is 5"x5" UV coated, ideal for road cases, etc.

Drum show stick keyring $3.00 shipping included; paypal to or go to Ebay

Kane County Fairgrounds, 525 South Randall Rd, St Charles, Illinois Note: Do NOT ship to this address! Click on exhibitor info for details on shipping materials to the show.

2013 Chicago Show
2014 Chicago Show
2015 Chicago Drum Show

Post-show press release


final exhibitor chart 2013

show program 2013

2015 First Exhibitor Letter

2015 Exhibitor FAQ

2015 Exhibitor diagram

2015 Exhibitor Agreement


Looking for extra exposure at the show?
Click here for the "partnering with the 2015 Chicago Drum Show" page


2010 Chicago Show
2011 Chicago Show
2012 Chicago Show



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