5th Annual Texas BigBeat

October 26, 2011 by  
Filed under Events

Drummers From Across the Nation Join Together to
Create New World Record for Multi-City Drum Set Event

What:
The 5th Annual Texas BigBeat drumming charity event, which aims to create a new World Record of drum set players playing simultaneously in multi cities. Proceeds go Houston area schools to provide music and educational programs for underprivileged, special needs and at-risk children so that they can create a positive and productive future for themselves.

Who:
Drummers from across the country will participate in Big Beat events being hosted in 15 cities to make history and to raise money for Cherish Our Children International and The Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation.  The money will be put towards educational programs and musical instruments for underprivileged and at-risk youth.  Celebrity drummers Daniel Glass, Mike McPhee and Erik Hargrove (formerly of the James Brown band) will perform on stage.

Where:    
George Bush Intercontinental Airport
4500 Will Clayton Parkway
Houston, TX 77032

When:     
Sunday, November 6th
Drummer Load-In and Set Up:
10 a.m. – 2p.m.
Celebrity Meet and Greet:
1:45 p.m.
Texas BigBeat percussion activity led by Dan Egger-Balendria:
  2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Program, including performance with drummers in 15 cities:
  3 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Cost:
Basic Registration:  $25
General Admission: 
$5 and up.

Media invited to attend at no cost- please RSVP to Julia Prior at (713) 627-2223 or jprior@piercom.com

Registration:
Available online at www.texasbigbeat.com or www.drummersregister.com or contact Donna Fisher at (713) 789-2484 or donna@donnafisher.com

About Texas Big Beat
Texas Big Beat is part of a national Big Beat drumming charity event raising funds to provide educational programs for underprivileged and at-risk children so they can create a positive and productive future for themselves and to provide support for under-funded music programs in Houston area schools. Proceeds from this event will go to Cherish Our Children International and The Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation, both (501(c) (3) nonprofit organizations.  For more information on Texas Big Beat visit www.texasbigbeat.com  or call 713-468-9100.

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