Chicago drummers! Join us at Vic’s Drum Shop for an afternoon of drums and fun! Join our guest drummer, Greg Fundis (LedZeppelin2, Fareed Haque‘s MathGames) and other awesome Chicago drummers for this exciting event.
This is a great opportunity to jam alongside one of Chicago’s greatest drummers while simultaneously showcasing your chops.
General Admission tickets are STILL AVAILABLE and include access to both events (12pm-2:30pm and 3pm-5:30pm). Limited number of performance slots for SESSION 2 (3pm) are STILL AVAILABLE!
$5 – GENERAL ADMISSION ( incl. access to Session 1 & 2)
$20 – PERFORMANCE SLOT Session 2 3pm-5:30pm
– Limited spaces available!
– At least 1 year of playing experience preferred
– Vic’s Drum Shop is providing two drum kits for performers. One for Greg, and one for you. You’ll improvise / jam with Greg Fundis (also on drums) for a total of 5 minutes at a time.
Please direct questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
Greg is currently the touring drummer for Led Zeppelin II who are considered to be one of the best Led Zeppelin tribute acts in existence. He also spends his time playing with Fareed Haque’s Math Games, and is in the middle of completing his debut solo album. Greg has spent years playing in and around the Chicago scene and has earned his place among the greats. Join us for this one-of-a-kind event sponsored by Vic’s Drum Shop.
Read more about our featured artist…
Greg Fundis is a highly sought-after Chicago-based drummer known for bringing energy, groove and chops to his live performances spanning a multitude of musical genres. Currently touring with internationally known tribute group Led Zeppelin 2 as well as virtuoso guitarist Fareed Haque, he has shared the stage throughout the world with other notable artists such as George Benson, Paquito D’Rivera, Louis Bellson, Tony Monaco and comedian Rich Little. Greg Fundis holds a Masters Degree in Jazz Studies from DePaul University in Chicago and a Bachelors from Millikin University. While at Millikin, Fundis released an internationally published book of percussion compositions entitled “Contemporary Audition Solos for Percussion”(Studio 4 Music/MostlyMarimba). His teachers and mentors have included Steve Smith, Louis Bellson, Jim Chapin, Ed Harrison, Brian Justison and Kim Klickna.
In addition to relentless performing, Fundis is a music educator, ensemble director and clinician in the Chicago area where he has held positions at Roosevelt and DePaul universities and currently teaches percussion classes at Whitney Young High School and coordinates world percussion activities for over 3,000 area youth with JCC of Chicago.
Greg Fundis plays Vic Firth Sticks, Ludwig Drums, Paiste & Zildjian Cymbals, Remo Heads, Roland and Apple Electronics.
Official website: www.gregfundis.com
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