25 Fantastic Gifts for Drummers 2021

by mkimmel | Last Updated: May 27, 2021

We all tap our fingers or stomp our feet to the beat of a drum every once in a while. That’s all because of the amazing beats drummers make! Show your appreciation to the drummer in your life by supporting them in what they do. And there’s no better way to do exactly that than by giving them some fresh gear! Here are 53 fantastic gifts for drummers. Check it out!

CruzTools Drum Key

The CruzTools Drum Key is a drum multi-tool equipped with all the turning and tuning essentials every drummer needs. This portable tool has a heat-treated S2 alloy material polished with a chrome finish. The key includes screwdrivers and hex wrenches as well. This makes an extremely useful gift for drummers.

Red Drum Set Christmas Ornament

If you are gifting a drummer for the holiday season, consider getting him/her this adorable red drum set Christmas ornament. This 3-inch piece is made from wood exquisitely painted to look like an actual drum! It comes inside a presentable red box ready for gifting.

Zildjian Drummer Survival Kit

Complete with a pack of drumhead repair patches and snare strings, this drummer survival kit is a must-have. The kit also includes cymbal felts, washers, and some stand sleeves. This survival kit is extremely useful during emergencies especially when out on a gig! Also, it packs compactly which makes it easy to bring anywhere.

Stick Control: For the Snare Drummer

Stick Control is a guidebook written by George Lawrence Stone. It is a classic drummer’s book often referred to as the bible of drumming. The book talks about improving stick control as well as flexibility, touch, lightness, delicacy, rhythm, power, and preciseness of execution. This guidebook makes a fantastic gift for any drummer.

A Fresh Approach to the Snare Drum

If you are looking for a rather different approach to mastering the snare drum, this guidebook is a great buy. It provides tips and tricks on rhythm reading, technique fundamentals, and a lot more! There is also an included accompaniment CD as well as a DVD with some video tutorials.

Evans 2-Sided Practice Pad

For practicing on the go, drummers need a portable practice pad they can take anywhere. This one from Evans is a 2-sided practice pad with a 6-inch large surface. It features a natural gum feel on one side for an extremely realistic rebound. The other surface has a hardened rubber designed for multitudes of drum exercises.

Evans Drum Mute Pack

This drum mute pack from Evans will reduce the sound of drums by up to 95%. Evans SoundOff provides comes in standard-sized packs of 12-13-16-inch toms as well as for a 14-inch snare. With this mute pack, drummers can practice without waking up the neighbors. It’s an absolute must-have!

RockJam Electronic Roll Up Drum Kit

Another way to hone those drumming skills is with a portable electronic drum kit. This one from RockJam is an 8-piece electronic drum set complete with drumsticks, pedals, mesh heads and a power supply. It packs up neatly when carried and there is also a dedicated MIDI connection that allows drummers to upload their beats.

Alesis Compact Kit 7

If a roll-up electronic drum kit sounds a little bit gimmicky, the Alesis Compact Kit 7 is a great alternative. It comes in a solid plastic build with 7 different pads. This table-top drum kit also features velocity-sensitive drum pads, USB MIDI output, and over 256 different drum sounds.

Alesis Drums Nitro Mesh Kit

For the drummer in your life who wants an electric drum kit but does not want to compromise on form factor, the Alesis Drums Nitro Mesh kit makes a fantastic gift. This kit has a total of 8 pads held up by an aluminum rack. It delivers incredibly realistic rebounds and offers a total of 350+ curated sounds.

Vater Stick & Finger Tape

Long drumming sessions can result in awful blisters and hand fatigue. For those cases, this Vater stick & finger tape makes an awesome gift for drummers. It has a self-cohesive design which prevents it from unraveling on its own. Also, Vater boasts that this tape is the first to be designed to work on both fingers and drumsticks.

Soundbrenner Pulse

The Soundbrenner Pulse is a smartwatch that functions as a vibrating metronome. It is a helpful tool for all musicians especially those who are just starting out. The vibration on the Soundbrenner Pulse is 7x stronger than a smartphone vibration. This allows it to be an effective tool even in noisy environments.

Alpine Hearing Protection

Drummers are, more often than not, always in the middle of some heavily noisy jamming session. It’s all fun and games until they start noticing some hearing loss. To prevent that, grab some of this hearing protection from Alpine for the drummer in your life. It has a compact form factor for a nice fit.

Vic Firth Stereo Isolation Headphones

These isolation headphones also do a great job of protecting the hearing of musicians. It drastically reduces the noise levels reaching the ear. This pair of headphones comes with two pairs of plugs alongside a 3.5mm audio jack. Also, it features a broad foam cushion for comfortable use even in extended periods.

Drummer Power Shirt

For the drummers who live by the phrase “drums are life,” this drum shirt makes a fantastic gift! This simple yet awesome shirt is a great way to show off they’re being a drummer. It is easy to wash just like any other shirt, and best of all, it comes in a bunch of colors. If you are looking for a super simple gift for drummers, this is the one!

Electronic Mini Finger Drum

The office dudes who are drummers on the side would love to display this electronic finger drum on their office desks. This desktop drum makes an awesome decorative piece and it’s fully functional as well. It has a total of 5 touch-sensitive drum pads. It even lights up when it’s being played!

Aerodrums Digital Air Drums

Gone are the days when drummers cannot drum without a drum set. With the Aerodrums digital air drums, it’s all possible now! This unique drum contraption connects to your computer and runs off with the help of an included high-speed camera. It is MIDI compatible and it produces high sound quality.

Pocket Stix

For youngsters trying out drums, these digital drumsticks from Pocket Stix make a fantastic gift choice. It is a lightweight pair of drum sticks that come in a bunch of fun colors. These sticks have 3 size variants: 11 inches, 13 inches, and 15 inches. It’s super fun!

Drumstick Holder

Drummers who play at gigs or concerts will find this stick holder extremely useful. The OnStage drumstick holder clamps to guitar stands or mic stands and holds a bunch of spare sticks. The holder itself is made of a neoprene material that is easy to remove and easy to clean.

DrumFire Non-Slip Drum Mat

This portable drum mat from OnStage packs neatly inside an included carrying bag. It is a 4×4 foot mat made from durable PVC material. The mat does not slip on most surfaces so there’s no need to worry about sliding bass drums! When rolled up the mat is held by two Velcro straps.