National Drummer Day for the year 2023 is celebrated/observed on Tuesday, November 15th. There are until the next observance.

📆 When is National Drummer Day?

This year, National Drummer Day is on November 15th. It is the 3rd Tuesday in November; in 2023, it is on Wednesday.

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📜 History of National Drummer Day

So, by drumming, you are essentially practicing something that is, most likely, older than humanity.

Furthermore, the basic design and construction of the drum has remained unaltered for thousands of years. The disparity between Rush’s gigantic drum equipment and the alligator skin drums discovered in China in 5050 BC may appear large at first glance, but it is actually rather small in the great scheme of things. Drums are drums are drums, and everyone holding a beat becomes a live link to the past.

While technology changes and electronic kits come and go, the value of drumming in the way we express emotions and communicate remains as powerful as it was before we found out how to create one.

☑️ National Drummer Day facts

​The longest drum roll lasted 14 hours
Pandit Sudarshan Das of London did a 14-hour continuous drum roll.

​The world’s largest drum kit has 813 pieces (at last count) and it took 36 years to build
Dr. Mark Temperature created it, and it takes four people and fifteen hours to put it up—and an hour to hit each individual piece.

​Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee played a rollercoaster drum kit
During his solo, it completed a 360-degree loop-the-loop (and even got stuck upside down once during a concert).

Things to do on National Drummer Day

Bang on the drums all day
Drumming is beneficial to your health! It burns more calories than many other types of exercise, boosts happiness, reduces stress hormones, and raises your pain tolerance. Hit it!

Play with your favorite drummer
Playing to a drummer’s beat has been proven to promote group collaboration, presumably due to the effects of the drummer’s high. Besides, it’s entertaining, and everyone who hears it thinks it’s lovely.

Bask in a classic drum solo
The rock ‘n’ roll drum solo reigned supreme in the 1970s and 1980s. So get out your record player and listen to some vintage solos. Some ideas include Led Zeppelin’s “Moby Dick”, Rush’s “Tom Sawyer”, Phil Collins’ “In the Air Tonight” and Van Halen’s “Hot for Teacher.”

📅 National Drummer Day Observances

2023 November 15 Wednesday
2024 November 15 Friday
2025 November 15 Saturday
2026 November 15 Sunday
2027 November 15 Monday

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