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Gretsch Announced As Official Supplier Of Drums For Summerfest 2019

Gretsch Drums in association with Hal Leonard are delighted to be the official drums of the world’s largest music festival, Summerfest. This year more than 800 bands, including many Gretsch endorsees, and over 850,000 festival goers are expected to attend. 

For eleven days of summer, music lovers can see all genres of music across eleven stages. The fifty second edition of the festival, offering something for every music fan is open from 26th June to 7th July 2019 at the Henry Maier Festival Park, Milwaukee.

Included in this year’s lineup are Gretsch drummers Andrew Marshall with teen sensation Billie Eilish, Rob Hall playing with the critically acclaimed UK rock band, Catfish & the Bottlemen and Mark O’Connell of seminal American rock band, Taking Back Sunday.

Chris Kimmerer – Thomas Rhett

Other Gretsch artists include Jason McGerr with alternative rockers, Death Cab For Cutie, Chris Fryar for the Grammy Award winning Zac Brown Band, Chris Kimmerer playing with Academy Of Country Music Awards Male Artist of 2019, Thomas Rhett and Michael Bram drumming with Grammy Award winning singer, songwriter Jason Mraz. In addition Gretsch endorsees Elaine Bradley (Neon Tree), Rick Woolstenhulme Jr (Lifehouse), Brad Pemberton (Steve Earl & The Dukes), McCoy Gibbs (Lauren Alaina) are playing the festival also. 

Jason McGerr – Death Cab For Cutie (Image: Dave Phillips)

To find out more about the great sound of Gretsch Drums and artists that use them please go to www.gretschdrums.com. To find out more about Summerfest please go to www.summerfest.com.