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International Drum Month Sets the Rhythm with Backstage Contest with Celebrity Drummer Cindy Blackman Santana

Enter to win the PMC’s “Drum Roadie for a Day” contest--a day backstage and behind the scenes with national touring drummer Cindy Blackman Santana.

CLEVELAND, OH, USA, May 13, 2019 / -- Every music lover knows the percussion section gets people out of their seats and onto the dance floor. Children will even tap out a rhythm at an early age. Music is in our hearts.

Throughout May’s International Drum Month, the Percussion Marketing Council (PMC) is encouraging want-to-be drummers to visit a local participating music retailer to learn how they can begin drumming and enter to win the PMC’s Drum Roadie for a Day contest. This Grand Prize package includes a day behind the scenes with backstage passes, meet and greet with national touring drummer Cindy Blackman Santana, and free concert.

“At the very center of the May International Drum Month effort is creating a positive first-drumming introduction and experience,” states Karl Dustman, PMC Executive Board member. PMC will target young, diverse audiences that are potentially interested in drumming as a creative and healthy alternative lifestyle activity. Potential drummers will be able to enter the contest and find out more about drumming on the website 24/7—engaging them immediately with all aspects of drumming, instructional material, videos, and drummer profiles.

Participating music stores or drum shops (listed at: will have a life-size Cindy Blackman Santana displays with entry information for customers visiting their store.

Celebrate International Drum Month with us by entering the #RoadieforaDay2019 contest! Winner gets backstage passes to hang out with Cindy Blackman Santana and experience a day in the life of a professional drummer on tour!

Antoinette Follett
Percussion Marketing Council
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