BODdrums at Folk East This Weekend

BODdrums at Folk East This Weekend

Greetings from warm and sunny Suffolk, and the Folk East Festival near Little Glemham.  We are settled into our marquee in the Instrument village, tucked between Tim’s Violins on one side and Blackdown Nyckelharpas on the other.  It’s fun being with other...
BOD At The Summer Festivals

BOD At The Summer Festivals

BOD Drums have been to two festivals so far, and the response has been wonderful, thank you to everyone who has stopped in to visit. We’ve made some sales, always a good sign, but more importantly, our drums have been in the hands of some great folks, beginners,...
More Festival News for BODdrums

More Festival News for BODdrums

In addition to the three festivals already announced, we have added another event to our calendar this summer: from the 17th to 19th August come find us at Folk East at Glemham Hall in Suffolk.  Besides a great line up of live music, this festival has some great...
BODdrum in the Snow

BODdrum in the Snow

The whole idea of the BODdrum design came about from John’s experience playing drum outdoors for ceilidhs, folk bands or Morris dancers.  In a downpour, he cringed not only at the thought of the damage to his lovely wood and goat skin traditional bodhráns, but...
What is a BODdrum?

What is a BODdrum?

What is a BODdrum, and what does it sound like? We started with a traditional bodhrán size and shape, but made it of spun aluminium and fitted a synthetic snare or tom drum head. The sound is a revelation – very bright, loud and full of attack. This opens up a whole...