Mike Johnston, Matt Halpern, and JP Bouvet all stopped by Traders on their Common Thread West Coast Tour. These fellas are all amazing drummers and great human beings overall with unbridled creativity and positivity. Check out the photos!
The legendary Todd Sucherman stopped by Traders in September of 2013 for an unforgettable drum set clinic. Check out the photos!
Kenny Aronoff stopped by our store and gave an excellent clinic on his Yamaha DTX900 Electronic Drum Set. Check out the photos!
Santana percussionists and all-around drum gods Karl Perazzo & Raul Rekow stopped by our store in June of 2013 to give the ultimate percussion master class. Check out our photos!
Grand Master Djembefola Mamady Keita stopped by Portland this year on his only stop in North America to give us the ultimate Djembe Workshop. Check out our photos.
Mike Johnston in Clinic at Rhythm Traders 2012!
Thomas Lang drops by Rhythm Traders for V-Drum Clinic!
The second annual Portland Drum Fair was held in 2011 and was one of the great events of the year for drum worshipers of all kinds. There were performances by professional drummers including Brass Roots, Lauren Newman, DJ Beacon Sound, DJ Big Drum, Lisa Schonberg & Heather Treadway, DJ John Moen, Todd Roper & Andy Korn Drum Duo, DJ Carlton Jackson, Tim Duroche, Daniel Hunt, DJ Aquaman, John Niekrasz, Sambagata, Daniel Glass, & DJ Cooky Parker. Check out the photos!
In 2011 we were honored to host the legendary Peter Erskine for a Drum Set Clinic at our store in Portland, OR. Peter was a true professional and shared some great stories about being a working drummer and touring the world. Here are the photos from this great event.