27 Banging Gifts for Your Favorite Drummer

By Laura Fiebert | Updated: December 13, 2022

    Shopping for gifts for drummers can be difficult, especially if you are not a drummer yourself. Show them how much they appreciate their talent with an excellent and thoughtful gift they will love. Our gift guide has the best gifts for drummers to help you out.

  1. Drummer Wall Art
  2. gifts for drummers wall art

    Perfect for their music studio or office. Set of 6 unframed reproduction prints of a vintage snare drum, cymbals, and drumstick patent illustrations overlaid on lightly distressed chalkboard image as the background, they exhibit lines and spots consistent with a well-used old chalkboard as part of their charm and character. Chalkboard background prints are currently a very stylish and popular home decor trend.

  3. Drum Stick Pens
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    These rhythmic writing utensils are made for those who march to the beat of their drum — even if they’re far from their drum set! Both perpetual tappers and proficient percussionists will be charmed by this pair of striking ballpoint pens that resemble a set of real drumsticks. Perfect for maintaining productivity in the classroom or office while pantomiming your favorite drum solo on the sly.

  5. DaVinci Drummer Tee
  6. This badass DaVinci Vitruvian Man Drummer t-shirt is a great way for anyone to show off their talent and sense of humor. I love the soft feel and great fit of these shirts! We print on a premium, vintage-soft, 100% ringspun cotton, preshrunk tee that looks and feels great on men and women—a fun gift for any drummer or music lover.

  7. Practice Pad
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    This drum practice pad provides the best substitute for acoustic drums, so you can practice rudiments, paradiddles, or drum along to that song on the radio – without disturbing anyone. Portable and quiet, it works on any surface, including carpet, table, lap, or inside a standard snare basket. The two-sided design of the practice drum pad gives you options for the type of practice you are doing. One side features a slightly textured natural gum rubber for a realistic stick rebound. 

  9. Personalized Drum Stick
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    If you’re looking for personalized drumsticks for a drummer or just a music fan, our custom engraved drumsticks are a great choice! Put a precision laser engraved message on these top-grade maple sticks for the ultimate drummer gift! They are ideal for all types of drum kits and ability levels—a great gift idea for an anniversary.

  11. Floor Tom
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    This 18″ floor tom will add a fantastic drum to their kit at a great price. The 100% maple shell’s 6-ply construction offers a big sound that will sit well in almost any musical application. In addition, the shells are built to the tone and durability standard that gigging and touring drummers demand. And Pearl’s attention to detail extends to this 18″ floor tom’s hand-treated interiors, lugs, and mounts. 

  13. Mix Stix
  14. gifts for drummers mix stix

    Add musical fun to your cooking with the Fred and Friends MIX STIX Drumstick Spoons. This set includes one slotted spoon and one solid spoon. The spoons are made of solid beech wood. These classic wood spoons are shaped like drumsticks at the handle. Drum on your pots and pans when you’re not stirring. Each spoon measures 13 inches long. A great gift for the drummer who likes to cook!

  15. Rhythm Watch
  16. TAMA’s Rhythm Watch has everything a drummer needs to make sure they stay on tempo-live and in the studio. Like the original Rhythm Watch, the RW200 features many volumes while playing real drums, a dial for quick tempo adjustments, and separate volumes for quarter notes, eighths, and triplets. Still, it now features a large, easy-to-read backlit display, a more durable housing and keypad, and even more memory for pattern storage.

  17. Timber Drum
  18. gifts for drummers timber drum

    Strike warm, woodsy notes with this hardwood “tongue” log drum. The refined descendant of a resonant hollow log offers foolproof percussion pleasure: strike the drum with the included rubber mallets to make six mellow tones that celebrate the timbre of timber. It’s impossible to hit a wrong note! Great for drum circles and dabblers alike, this beautifully-crafted oak, ash, and birch instrument is built to last.

  19. Drumstick Wax


    This drumstick wax provides a comfortable, tacky grip on any drumstick or mallet. No re-application is needed; it reactivates with your regular body heat. And the wax leaves your hands clean with no buildup.

  21. Electronic Drum Kit


    The Alesis Nitro Mesh Kit is an addition to Alesis’ all-mesh kit roster that delivers the most realistic playing experience modern drummers demand. The Nitro Mesh Kit is a complete eight-piece electronic drum set featuring Alesis’ next-generation mesh head drum technology – The unanimous preference of electronic drummers for their natural feel and ultra-quiet response, ideal for late-night practice sessions and privately honing your drum skills. Don’t settle for second best. Discover the new standard in electronic drums with Alesis drums.

  23. Zildjian Survival Kit
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    The Essential emergency drum kit to get through any gig. This little drum hardware kit is convenient, especially the leather Impact pad. Includes Drumhead repair patch and snare strings. Also, cymbal felts, stand sleeves, and washers. Don’t go into any gig without it!

  25. Stereo Isolation Headphones
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    Wearing headphones while you drum probably isn’t your favorite thing, but when you’ve gotta, choose the Vic Firth SIH1 Isolation Headphones. They reduce outside noise by up to 24dB, so you don’t have to crank the volume as much as you do with other headphones. That means you can hear your mix better while also protecting your hearing. And because the drum pros make the SIH1 Isolation Headphones at Vic Firth, you know they’re made to stand up to some abuse.

  27. Drummer Facts Coffe Mug
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    Surprise them with this funny drummer coffee mug. They are sure to love it. Coffee mugs make excellent gifts because they are personal, functional, and affordable. The person can use it daily while showing off their passion for playing the drums. It can also be gifted for a variety of occasions. I have a cute Christmas gift idea if you are looking to get them just a little something.

  29. Successful Drumming
  30. gifts for drummers successful drumming

    As drummers, we must start with a solid foundation. This provides you with the essential information you need to get started. Whether you are a complete beginner or an experienced drummer, beginning with the lessons in this section is strongly recommended before moving on. The step-by-step lessons are a great way to unlock your full drumming potential—the perfect gift for a beginner.

  31. Stick Control
  32. gifts for drummers stick control

    George Lawrence Stone’s Stick Control is the original classic, often called the bible of drumming. In 1993, Modern Drummer magazine named it first in the top 25 drum books. In the author’s words, this is the ideal book for improving “control, speed, flexibility, touch, rhythm, lightness, delicacy, power, endurance, the preciseness of execution, and muscular coordination,” with extra attention given to the development of the weak hand. 

  33. Beat Door Mat
  34. gifts for drummers doormat

    This ‘Stick Around or Beat It’ doormat is perfect for a drummer or drum studio. These natural coir mats are thick and durable, and they are all hand-painted by me. As a result, they not only make an excellent addition to your own home, but they make great personal and unique gifts for any occasion – for anyone with a front door!

  35. Drum Stick Bag
  36. MEINL stick bags offer plenty of room to carry multiple pairs of sticks, mallets, and brushes – whatever you need for a successful gig or rehearsal. The external pockets are great for storing drum accessories like keys, felts, and miscellaneous tools for on-the-spot fixes. In addition, these carrying bags are durable enough for even the toughest of road warriors. It is part of Meinl’s mission to ensure easy transportation and protection of your instruments and gear.

  37. Drummers Tool Kit
  38. gifts for drummers tool kit

    Drums take a beating. Such abuse means ongoing adjustment and repair – even during a performance. So, we developed the GrooveTech Drum Multi-Tool to remedy problems on virtually all quickly makes and models of drums. First, it starts with a drum key made to the same high standards as our T-Handle Drum Key. All tools are forged to precision tolerances using a heat-treated S2 alloy and sport a polished chrome finish for a little extra bling on the bandstand.

  39. Cymbals Pendant Necklace
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    A high-quality glass pendant with a domed effect makes our designs come to life. The Pendant makes a personal gift for someone special and never goes out of style—an elegant accessory for any suit and an ideal gift for all men and women.

  41. Drum Card
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    When opened, the three-dimensional five-piece drum kit pops up to delight the recipient. Complete with bass foot pedal, hi-hats, and a pair of drum sticks. This card is unforgettable. Colorful and creative, this pop-up card also has laser-cut embellishments of crossed drumsticks on the front cover inviting the recipient to open it and discover the musical surprise inside! Since this Drum Kit pop-up card is blank, you can customize it perfectly for any occasion when gifting this lovely card. This card conveys it all with beauty and grace, whether Congratulations or Thank You.

  43. Stick Holder
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    Keep up to eight pairs of sticks conveniently within reach. Our c-shape mounting clamp attaches easily to most stands or other hardware. The extension arm is angled downward at 45 degrees for easy removal/placement of your sticks while playing. In addition, the cup holder can be removed from the hardware for cleaning purposes.

  45. Big Fat Snare Drum
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    Simply placed on top of your existing snare skin, the custom blend of patented rubber and plastic instantly face-lifts your medium to the high-pitched tuned snare drum and delivers that sought-after authentic deep & warm tone we all know & love.
    The BFSD was engineered to effortlessly transform any snare drum into your very own vintage beefy, thumpy 70’s-inspired big fat snare drum. Unlike gels and tape, BFSD lowers the fundamental pitch of the drum without any of hassle.

  47. Drum Accent Table
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    This antiqued bronze accent drum table offers the perfect touch to any room’s décor when used as additional seating as an accent, displayed in pairs as a cocktail table alternative, or even used as a plant stand accessory.

  49. Cymbal Case


    This cymbal case provides comfort and protection for your most prized investments. It’s lightweight, sturdy, and has backpack straps for easy portability.

  51. Bass Drum Enhancer 
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    Are you looking to extend your kick drum’s low end and punch? Then you want the KickPort International KickPort bass drum enhancer. The KickPort is a tuned port that fits right in the hole of your bass drum head with excellent results. With this great little port, you’ll increase low-end response and get more punch and better tone from your bass drum. Detail the drum sound by tuning it with the KickPort installed. You will love the style and punch you get.

  53. Clamp-On Drink Holder
  54. gifts for drummers drink holder

    They can just run off for a water break when they are on stage. That’s where this little Drink Holder features the same metal design and fastening system as their popular stick holders for supreme durability. The Drink Holder has an inside diameter of 3 1/2″, large enough for most drinks, cups, and sports bottles, and securely fastens to cymbal stands with an easy-to-turn knob.

  55. Promark Broomsticks
  56. gifts for drummers broomsticks

    ProMark Broomsticks are a hybrid between brushes and ProMark Rods made from actual broomcorn. Broomsticks offer greater volume than brushes, though minor attack than rods. Adjustable O-rings allow the player to change the spread of the bristles much like one would with a pair of brushes. ProMark “Alternative Sound Sources” offer various alternatives to traditional drumsticks. Everything from brushes to rods to broomsticks. Achieve the sound you’re looking for!

  57. Mini Finger Drum
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    Turn the Finger Drums on and start tapping your finger. It lights up and plays the beat every time you hit a drum head. Mix and match the moments to create your musical masterpiece. Smacking the top of the large tom, small tom, or snare drum causes Finger Drums to play the respective sound from its internal speaker. Press the foot drum pedal of the bass drum or slap the cymbal to activate their different sounds. If your skills permit, you can record your little ditty and play it back for your friends. It also includes a “demo” button. A perfect funny gift for any music fan or the perfect gift for any drummers you might know. 

  59. Drum Throne
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    Any drummer knows how important it is to have a great drum throne. This is where you sit for an extended period, so it’s important to feel supported.  Drum Workshop is known worldwide for building top-tier, world-class, tweakable gear for any drummer’s set-up. When it comes to drumming, the smallest details can be points of inspiration. Simple things like a superior response, adjustability, comfort, and stability can improve your performance.