Roland Seek The Best U.S. Drummer

National V-Drums Contest announced      04/08/10

Roland Seek The Best U.S. Drummer


Roland U.S. is looking for the nation's best drummer with the 2010 V-Drums Contest. Here's their press release with all the details...
Co-sponsored by DRUM! magazine, Remo, Drum Workshop, and Blue Man Group, the V-Drums Contest gives drummers the chance to compete at the local, regional, and national level with solo drum performances on the TD-20SX V-Pro® Series V-Drums, and win professional percussion gear and swag along the way.
Start by submitting a digital audition to qualify for one of 28 preliminary competitions to be held at a local music retailer, and the result could be a slot in the regional competition, or even the National Finals in Las Vegas, Nevada. Entries will be judged and selected by Roland U.S., who will be looking for musicianship, stage presence, and creative uses of technology in drum performances.
Digital auditions are being taken now through August 31, 2010, at www.RolandUS.com/VDrumsContest
Digital Audition – August 1st – August 31st
Visit www.RolandUS.com/VDrumsContest
to enter at one of 28 preliminary locations.
15 contestants per location will be chosen to compete in preliminary round Preliminary Round – September 14th
  • One winner from each preliminary location will be chosen to compete in regional round
Preliminary Winner Prize:
  • RMP-5 Rhythm Coach®
  • PDS-2 Pad Stand
  • Goodie Bags sponsored by Remo, Drum Workshop, DRUM!, and Blue Man Group
Regional Round – October 5th
  • One winner from each regional round will be chosen to compete in the National Finals
Regional Winner Prize:
  • OCTAPADâ„¢ SPD-30 Percussion Pad
  • PDS-10 Pad Stand
  • Gift Bags sponsored by Remo, Drum Workshop, DRUM!, and Blue Man Group
National Finals – November 4th
  • Sam Ash Music - Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Celebrity Judges from Co-Sponsors, Drum Artists
  • Guest performances by Blue Man Group and Thomas Lang
Grand Prize Winner
  • TD-20SX V-Pro Series V-Drums Kit
  • PM-30 Personal Monitor Amplifier
  • DW 9000-Series: Hi-Hat Stand, Snare Stand, Double Pedal, Throne
  • Remo Custom shell wraps
Second Place
  • TD-9SX V-Tour® Series V-Drums Kit
  • DW 5000-Series: Double Pedal, Throne
More information:

More From: ROLAND
Even more news...

 



More Videos

Featured Video
NAMM 2017: Modal Electronics 5 Crafts Together 

We talk to their creator


Featured Video
NAMM 2017: New Presonus Digital Mixers 

PreSonus unveils third-generation StudioLive Series III consoles


Featured Video
NAMM 2017: New Pittsburgh Modular Lifeforms Range - First Look 

Richard Nichol was on hand to show of the new pieces in the Lifeforms range


NAMM 2017: Noise Engineering - A Bunch Of New Modules For 2017 

Stephen gave us the rundown on everything for 2017


NAMM 2017: Hex Inverter Mutant Rimshot and VCNO 

Two new modules from Hex Inverter


Sonic LAB: Behringer DeepMind 12 Review 

The new Behringer Poly - we take a look


NAMM 2017: Sonic Charge & Teenage Engineering PO-32 Microtonic 

PO-32 Tonic New pocket operator drum synth