2012 Big Beat SUCCESS
at Lake Catholic High School
$9,600 Raised for Local School's Percussion
See Video on News-Herald
See Video on Mentor Patch
Tom Shelley Big Beat Video
Big Beat is:
World Record Attempt for Charity Number of Drumset Players
Each participant pays a $10 registration fee and is asked to get pledges in order to raise their donations. Major Drum Companies donate drum gear which is then used to award the top pledge raisers and for raffles. ($14,000in gear donated last year to Stebal Drums' Event)
All money raised will go though Mr. Hollland's Opus Foundation to buy drums for our local schools to replace funds that have been affected by government cuts. Help us Raise Money to keep Music Education part of our Children's Education and keep Music in their Lives! Music makes kids smarter, teaches them the beauty of commitment and reward and enriches their lives for the rest of their lives!
Stebal Drums has raised $30,000 since 2008 in their Big Beat events. (for Cleveland All City Drumline, WIllowick Middle School, Ashtabula Lakeside High School, Painesville Heritage Middle School)
SEE BIG BEAT VIDEO
2011 GRANT STORY (award to Painesville's Heritage Middle School)
SEE BIG BEAT LIVE BAND ANNOUNCEMENT
MC - Rick Van Horn (former Modern Drummer Senior Editor)
Drum Circle/Clinics by Dave Brewer (Creative Drumming) Tom Shelly (owner Universal Percussion)
Live Band - Raised on Rock (all drummers will play with at the same time)
Joan Jet - I love rock-n-rolll, AC/DC - Long way to the top if you want to rock-n-roll, Quiet Riot - C'mon feel the noise, Led Zeppelin - Rock-n-Roll, Queen - We will rock you, Hang On Sloopy (Saving Janes version)
Watch The Big Beat (2-6pm) Online
Get your name or your business name on the official Big Beat t-shirt with a $100 donation for regular size logo, $200 double, $250 sleeve. Send us an email to get your name on the shirt.
Thanks to our 2012 T-Shirt Sponsors!
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Big Beat Prizes$11,000 in Drum Gear Will be Given
to Big Beat Participants
(via Raffles and Awards to the Top Pledge Raisers)
See 2012 PRIZES
Raffles Now Open to All
Great Drum Gear for $5.
Buy Raffle Tickets Online Now
Prizes are the result of these Generous Drum Companies
Please support them
Big Beat 2012 Press Release
THE BIG BEAT ROCKS AGAIN
The sound of drums will rumble across North America once again this October/November with 3 drum shop locations participating in The Big Beat to raise money for worthwhile causes. Billed as the world’s largest multi-city drum set event, previous Big Beats have drawn thousands of drummers, percussionists & spectators and raised thousands of dollars for charity.
Each city will have a variety of fun events throughout the day, including guest appearances by major name drummers, World’s Fastest Drummer contests and raffles and giveaways of percussion gear from the industry’s best-known manufacturers, with top Big Beat pledge-raisers in each city being awarded special prizes.
Drummers of all skill levels and experience are encouraged to get involved and contact one of these participating stores for details:
- Donn Bennett Drum Studio - Bellevue, WA - firstname.lastname@example.org
- Drum World - Tulsa, OK - email@example.com
- Stebal Drums - Willowick, OH - firstname.lastname@example.org