Drummathon 2017 Recap

OCT 152017

Our 3rd Annual Drummathon was a HUGE success raising over $35,000 - of that the drummers raised over $26,000! Drummathon 2017 featured celebrity rock star drummers Anthony Tiny Biuso (Bullet Boys) as MC, plus Vinny Appice (Dio, Black Sabbath), Sandy Gennaro (Joan Jett, Cyndi Lauper, The Monkees), Keio Stroud (Big and Rich), Chip Ritter (the juggling drummer), and Pete Coatney (Jack Ingram). In addition, the 20+ top fundraising drummers showed their talent during a two minute drum solo. As if that wasn't enough, the day featured music from top fundraising band Sweet Chaos, Infinite Journey, as well as The Breast Cancer Can Stick It! Band, featuring April Samuels.

2017 Top Fundraisers:

  1. JC Clifford $3,790
  2. Payton Taylor $2,495
  3. Bobby Gordon $2,350

2017 Top Fundraising Band:

  1. Sweet Chaos $2,495

What: Breast Cancer Can Stick It! 3rd Annual Drummathon

Where: Klyde Warren Park, Dallas, TX

When: October 15, 2017, 10a-7p


Special guest rockstar drummers:

  • Your host:
    • Anthony Tiny Biuso (drummer/entertainer/host, best known for his time with the bands TSOL, Doyle, Hed PE)
  • Vinny Appice (Dio, Black Sabbath)
  • Sandy Gennaro (Joan Jett, Cyndi Lauper, Pat Travers, The Monkees)
  • Keio Stroud (Big and Rich, Rodney Crowell)
  • Chip Ritter (juggling drummer as seen on David Letterman)
  • Pete Coatney (Jack Ingram, Frenchie's Blues Destroyers)

Live music from :

...plus family, friends, and YOU!

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This year's Drummathon is again FREE to attend and FREE to register, and you don't have to be a drummer to join in on the fun - anyone can register and fundraise! Registration opened on June 6, 2017 at 12:01a! The top 35 fundraisers ($250 minimum) by October 8, 2017 at 7p CT will 1) win the opportunity to play a two minute solo the day of the event, 2) receive a goodie bag, and a 3) Drummathon 2017 t-shirt. The top three fundraisers will win additional prizes!

For every $20 raised, registrants attending the event will get a raffle ticket in their goodie bag. At the event on October 15, registrants will have the opportunity to tear off their raffle tickets and deposit into the bucket for the raffles of their choice, on display at the event.

The day of the event will feature live music interspersed with drum solos as well as solos by some of the top celebrity rock star drummers - with a chance to drum along side one of the rock stars. Simultanously, attendees to this free family-friendly event can visit food trucks, vendor booths, and autograph booths as well as browse and sign up for silent auctions and raffles. While at the show, MC's will even throw out an array of give aways.

Drummathon 2017 Highlights



  • Texas Oncology



  • The Bomb Factory   
  •    Hosa Technologies



  • Magnolia Hotel Dallas Downtown
  • SpringHill Suites Dallas Richardson/Plano
  • Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel



  • Audiology Providers

    (sponsoring Vinny Appice's travel expenses)

  • Heller Automotive

    (sponsoring Chip Ritter's travel expenses)



  • BBVA Compass



  • Aquarian Drumheads



  • Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers
  • Sweet Lorraine's BBQ and Catering

  • Trulee



  • Crown Trophy Plano



  • Style Follows Her



  • 254 Graphics
  • Blackheart Records Group
  • Brandi McComb Photography
  • Debra Gloria Photography
  • Debra Gloria Photography
  • Dr. Amerson's Therapeutic Essentials
  • Drumtacs
  • dw drums
  • Giant Teddy
  • Herada Printing
  • House of Blues Dallas
  • Parkland Foundation
  • Law Offices of Gilbert De La Garza
  • The Kelly Shu
  • Los Cabos Drumsticks
  • Lone Star Percussion
  • Meat U Anywhere
  • Modern Drummer Magazine
  • Monster Energy Drink
  • Moto Liberty
  • Nadine's Music Manor
  • Oak Highlands Brewery
  • Onstage Systems
  • O'Reilly Auto Parts
  • Pro Graphics, Inc.
  • Red Shed Brewhouse
  • Reliable Chevrolet
  • Rich Sticks
  • RockNRoller Multi-Cart
  • Sanders Photography
  • Seasons 52
  • Skwareks Photography
  • Toca Percussion
  • Top Golf
  • Trick Drums
  • Wedgie Picks
  • Yamaha Drums

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