I received a lovely email from Violet Lim from Heavybag Media in Los Angeles telling me about a Dixon drumming competition. Dixon drums are sold in many mom and pop music stores around the country, as well as the big chains. I've seen some pretty impressive drum solos posted to the Drummergirl website, so I encourage you all to participate in the competition.
Here's how the contest works:
View the YouTube Video for instructions:… Continue
Added by Diana on August 7, 2008 at 1:07pm —
The Rock 'n' Roll Camp for Girls
started in Portland, OR in 2007 and New York got its version, the Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls
, in 2004. MTV profile the rock camp, where many of the "campers" take to the stage for the first time ever. Check out the MTC article at http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1592008/20080801/id_0.jhtml.
Good news - there's also a camp for tha ladies! And there are still a few places available for Session 2 (August 8-10)so register quickly. Rock… Continue
Added by Diana on August 7, 2008 at 12:00pm —
I know that this video has absolutely nothing whatsoever to do with drumming (unless you count the fact that there's a drummer performing on the soundtrack) but this video is amazing and I wanted to share… Continue
Added by Diana on July 9, 2008 at 1:00pm —
July 30-Aug 3 ,2008 ..live and study with the masters ..Castleton Vermont intensive hands-on learning and performing with the world's top artists- Chester Thompson, Cyro Baptista, Bobby Sanabria, Nancy Zeltzman, Ignacio Berroa, Glen Velez, Gordon Gottlieb, Arnie Lang, Emil Richards...many more http://www.kosamusic.com
Added by Diana on July 8, 2008 at 10:54am —
June 10, 2008 - The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) is now accepting entries for the 2008 competition. More than $150,000 in cash and prizes will be shared among the 62 winners, including an overall Grand Prize of $25,000 (US) cash and $20,000 in prizes. This year's competition includes many new celebrity and industry judges and the inclusion of a Music Video category.
Go to http://www.songwritingcompetition.com to enter songs via mail or online.
Since its… Continue
Added by Diana on June 11, 2008 at 3:44pm —
Just got this email from Sarah. Anyone know anyone who fits the bill? Post a response to the blog if you're interested!!
My name is Sarah Gioia. I work for a place called the Playwrights' Center here in Minneapolis
. I'm looking for rock drummer girl
in this area and thought I'd see if you could post it on your site somehow or point me towards some drummers on your list? It's a gig that doesn't pay a ton ($15/hr) but is pretty unusual and cool. A sort of big shot… Continue
Added by Diana on May 21, 2008 at 4:05pm —
Want to sell your music (and videos) online but don't know where to start? Check out indie 911, a leading online media and social network that provides tools and resources for thousands of musicians, filmmakers and consumers to sell, stream or share any content (music, videos, films, or photos) anywhere online - including websites, blogs and social networks – to an ever expanding network of users.
indie911 has evolved into one of the most popular independent music destinations… Continue
Added by Diana on May 12, 2008 at 4:11pm —
Once a week, I get a gem of a newsletter in my inbox from Pearl drums
. In spite of the fact that women appear somewhat infrequently in the e-publication, it's always packed with news, product reviews and lists of upcoming Pearl drum clinics and festivals. This month includes the following stories:
Don't miss the 2nd ANNUAL PEARL DAY SUNDAY JUNE 1st
East Midlands Conference Centre
10am to 7pm
Artists scheduled to perform are Ian… Continue
Added by Diana on April 21, 2008 at 3:30pm —