Nearly three dozen of the world’s top female drummers and percussionists will be featured in a day-long, global celebration of drumming, gender equality and the ratification of the 19th Amendment on Women’s Equality Day, Wednesday, August 26th, 2020. Presented by Drum Summit, an International organization dedicated to celebrating and cultivating female drummers, the 24-hour event will stream on the @drum_summit Instagram page.
Titled “Drum Summit – It’s Our Time!” to acknowledge the current era of social revolution as well as women’s exceptional rhythmic and drumming skills, the stream will include performances, workshops and interviews by leading artists from Africa, Europe, Asia and North and South America. Confirmed artists include:
Alyssa Decaro • Ava Nahas • Carolyn Brandy • Carrie Staller • Charu Hariharan • Cindy GoldbergCristina Morales • Dani Markham • Hamta Baghi • Jen Lowe • Janelle Burdell • Jessica Helen • Joannie Labelle • Kelsey Lee • Kristen Arant • Lilliana del los Reyes • Madelin Espinosa • Magdelys Savigne • Marla Leigh • Michelle Abu • Maneswita • Mona Tavakoli • Monette Marino • Nasrine Rahmani • Nikki Campbell • Pauline Roberts • Roni Bat-Or Parnass • Rowan Storm • Sarah Reich • Swarupa Ananth • T. Ayo Alston • Valerie Naranjo
MORE INFO: The complete schedule and artist line-up for the day is posted at www.drumsummit.com. Drum Summit is a subsidiary of Hit Like A Girl, Inc. and is sponsored by Cooperman, LP, Pearl, Remo, Timbra, Tom Tom, Vic Firth, Women Drummers International, Women Of Rhythm and Zildjian.