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2017 Student Recital!

We’re happy to announce that this year’s Drum Den Student Recital will be held on Sunday, April 30th! We ask students to pay $40 to participate, but there is no admission fee. As always, students and families can bring as many guests as they would like! It will begin at 1 PM at: Willie McBride’s… Read more »

Announcing the next installment of our monthly Latin Percussion Jam!

The Drum Den’s Latin Percussion Jam is back in swing! Please join us on the 2nd Sunday of every month to learn the essentials of congas, bongos, timbales, and more! This month, the theme is Rumba, Rumba, Rumba!!! The next session is November 13th. The kids session is 10-11:30AM Adults: 12-1:30PM $25 in advance / $30 at… Read more »

New for 2016: The Drum Den’s Latin Percussion Ensemble.

New for 2016: The Drum Den’s Latin Percussion Ensemble Curious about Afro-Cuban beats? Love Latin percussion? Expand your musical horizons by learning congas, bongos, clave, guiro and more. Make music with an engaging, interactive group of fellow percussion enthusiasts. Each week you will learn together, building both individual skills and a musical community. Dive into the roots of Cuban music, including son, bolero, rumba, comparsa… Read more »

1960 Ludwig Oyster Pink Pearl Downbeat Drum Set

Hi there! We recently had an amazing drum set come into the shop and we’re very excited to share it with you. Introducing a 1960 Ludwig Oyster Pink Pearl Downbeat kit. The most recent owner of this set called The Drum Den to perform an appraisal on this set and we were amazed at what… Read more »

Drum Den Recital 2015!

SAVE THE DATE!! 3/29/15 3rd Annual Student Drum Recital Who: All Drum Den students from ages 5-18 are encouraged to participate and perform in front of their peers, friends and family. There will be another recital to be announced shortly for our adult students. What: Our annual drum recital is very much like a regular… Read more »

Holiday Store Hours!!!

We have special hours next week for anyone doing any last minute holiday shopping! We are also available by appointment if needed!!! We will be open: Tuesday the 23rd 11am – 5pm, Wednesday the 24th 11am – 4pm, Thursday the 25th we are CLOSED, Friday the 26th 11am – 4pm, Saturday the 27th 11am –… Read more »

Concert Toms

Concert Toms are starting to make a big comeback in the drumming performance and recording world! Many of the major manufacturers (Tama, Craviotto, Taye, Dunnett, Yamaha, Premier, Crush, Gretsch and Canopus) are offering concert tom kits this year and so are C&C Drums. Joey Waronker is playing a concert tom kit on tour with Beck… Read more »

Drum Den Recital Video

Here is a small snippet of some of our phenomenal students featured in the second annual recital on March 30th, 2014. Students performed a wide variety of material to a large crowd of friends, family, and fans. They greatly exceeded their teachers’ expectations! We’re already looking forward to next year’s recital! The Drum Den’s Second… Read more »

Drum Den Student Recital

Hello everyone! We’re excited to announce the 2nd annual Drum Den Student Recital! This year’s recital is once again being held at Willie McBride’s, in their community room. Here’s our official press release: “Drum students of The Drum Den, Hoboken’s own drum shop, will be performing in the store’s second annual student recital on Sunday,… Read more »

From the desk of Pete Martinez

Hey folks, Welcome to our brand spanking new drum den blog! We’ll be using this to keep you up to date on the latest and greatest drum den news, events, tips and tricks. Let us know if there’s something you’d like to see here, maybe a product review, or tuning tips, and we’ll do our… Read more »

Luca Florida

Luca, a 12 year-old, Hoboken-based drummer, has been playing for four years. Aside from living and breathing percussion, Luca enjoys Soccer, Basketball and Skateboarding. His lessons at the Drum Den began in 2009 and he’s shaping up to be a brilliant percussionist. Learn a little more about Luca’s influences and drumming style and be sure to… Read more »