Make that first impression count
Arranging a gig or recording a demo? It’s crucial to look and sound professional if you want to make any headway in the music industry. Demo track recordings have to be of the highest quality, and you need to make sure your live shows are visually exciting and sound awesome.
We provide professional drum kit hire for artists, theatre companies, artist management, promoters, venues and events. High-quality, professional drum equipment from some of the top names in drumming, such as Drum Workshop, Pearl, Yamaha and Gretsch.
Scroll down for options and prices.
For rental periods of more than 4 days discounts will apply.
Our professional hire drum kits include:
- 1 x 5 piece drum kit including snare
- 1 x Hi-Hat stand
- 1 x Snare drum stand
- 3 x Cymbal stands
- 1 x Single bass drum pedal
- Drum stool
- Drum mat
Add a cymbal pack if required
A cymbal pack is available to hire for an additional cost of £25 per day when you hire a drum kit. These will be a semi-professional set and include:
- 1 x Hi-Hats (pair)
- 2 x Crash cymbals
- 1 x Ride cymbal
If you need the absolute best we also offer premium cymbal packs. Please contact us for prices and availability.
Some example’s of our drum kits
Pearl Export – Purple Nebular
Yamaha Stage Custom – Pure White
DW Performance Series – Black Diamond
Tama Starclassic Walnut/Birch – Arctic Blue Oyster
Gretsch Brooklyn – Creme Oyster
Yamaha Recording Custom – Surf Green
DW Collector Series – Ruby Glass / Black Nickel Hardware
Rental Fees – Drum Kits
|Model||Drum Sizes||Per Day||+ Cymbals||Per Week||+ Cymbals|
|Pearl Export||10″, 12″, 14″, 20″, 14 x 5.5″||50||75||200||300|
|Yamaha Stage Custom||10″, 12″, 16″, 22″, 14 x 5.5″||50||75||200||300|
|DW Performance Series||10″, 12″, 16″, 22″, 14 x 6.5″||60||85||240||340|
|Tama Starclassic||12″, 16″, 22×14″, 14 x 6.5″||60||85||240||340|
|Gretsch Brooklyn||13″, 16″, 22×14″, 14 x 6.5″||60||85||240||340|
|Yamaha Recording Custom||10″, 12″, 16″, 22″, 14 x 5.5″||90||115||360||460|
|DW Collector Series||10″, 12″, 14″, 16″, 22″, 14 x 6.5″||95||120||380||480|
Snare Drum Hire
If you already have a drum kit but want a different sound for a recording or a gig, then why not take a look at some of our snare drums that are available for hire.
Whether you want a cutting crack from your snare or a warmer fuller sound, we have something to suit every situation. From Steel, Aluminium and bronze to maple, birch or beech we’ve got you covered!
Rental Fees – Snare Drums
|Snare Drum Model||Shell Material||Size||Per Day||Per Week|
|DW Collectors Series||Knurled Bronze||14 x 6.5″||25||100|
|Gretsch USA||Chrome Over Steel||14 x 6.5″||20||80|
|Ludwig Black Beauty||Brass||14 x 6.5″||25||100|
|Ludwig Acrolite||Aluminium||14 x 6.5″||20||80|
|Sonor SQ2 Beech African Marble||Beech||14 x 6.5″||25||100|
|Yamaha Recording Custom||Birch||14 x 5.5″||20||80|
|DW Collectors Series||Maple||14 x 6.5″||25||100|
|Tama SLP||Walnut||14 x 6.5″||20||80|
|Yamaha Stage Custom||Birch||14 x 5.5″||20||80|
Rental Fees – Hardware
|Hire period||Cymbal stand||Snare stand||Hi-Hat stand||Bass Pedal|
Delivery and collection
Monday to Saturday, 9am to 6pm (subject to availability), covering:
If you require the delivery and collection of a drum kit, please get in touch to discuss your requirements and for us to provide you with a quote.
** Please note there is a minimum charge of £50 for delivery and collection regardless of location **
Live outside these areas? We may still be able to help – get in touch to discuss.
If you would prefer to come and collect your hire equipment from our HQ in Reading, great! just give us a call and we can arrange a pick up and drop off time with you.
Customers can return kits to our HQ on a Sunday, providing this has been pre-arranged.
Want the kit collected straight after the gig? We provide out-of-hours collection for £95.
Add a set-up and pack-up service to your package for £25.
Check out our full hire terms and conditions.