Shure Drum Mastery 2019 - The Shure Drum Contest


The yearly Shure Drum Mastery competition is now underway for 2019, with prizes including a trip to London, a two day workshop in Metropolis Studios and USD $5000 worth of Shure gear.

shure drum mastery 2019

In recognition of the heroes of rhythm out there who make the rest of the band sound good, Shure are yet again celebrating drummers with the Drum Mastery 2019 competition. This year’s competition stands to be the best yet with an array of massive prizes up for grabs.

What is the Shure Drum Mastery Competition?

The team at Shure want to recognise the talented drummers and percussionists out there, so are now calling on musicians from 44 countries* around the globe to enter the Drum Mastery 2019 – The Shure Drum Contest. This competition invites drummers to record their best solo performance video in the 'Drum Mastery' and upload to the Shure competition website.

To enter, submit your entry by April 15, 2019. All you have to do is make sure it gets at least 50 votes online by May 6, 2019 and it will be eligible for judging. The video receiving the most votes overall (Fan Favorite) will earn the wild card spot in the final round of the contest, too!

After the voting period closes, Shure will select one drummer from each country who will also qualify for the final round of the contest. All country winners and the Fan Favorite will receive a prize package consisting of a Shure MV88+ Video Kit and Shure SE215 Sound Isolating Bluetooth Earphones.

Enter the Shure Drum Mastery Competition here.

A team of all-star judges will then select the top three finishers from the 44 country winners and the Fan Favourite in early July 2019.

One lucky winner will receive a trip to London, a two day workshop in Metropolis Studios and USD $5000 worth of Shure gear. Not to mention USD $3000 and $1000 worth of Shure Gear for 2nd and 3rd place respectively.

Prizes Up For Grabs


The Shure Drum Mastery competition winner will receive a grand prize that pro musicians would be jealous of! You get a five-day (four-night) trip to London with two days at the world-famous Metropolis Studios which also includes a one-on-one drumming workshop with contest jury member Ash Soan. In addition you get a personal drum-miking workshop with a pro studio engineer. The lucky winner will also take home USD $5,000 in Shure gear and Shure will even show off your drumming skills live on the Shure Facebook pages!


The second- and third-place winners will receive a selection of Shure gear worth $3,000 and $1,000 respectively – which is a fantastic prize in itself.


Each country winner and the Fan Favourite earning the wild card spot in the finals receives a Shure MV88 + Video Kit and a pair of Shure SE215 Sound Isolating™ Bluetooth Earphones.

The Judges

The Shure Drum Mastery competition features an all-star drummer jury who will select the top three winners from the country finalists as well as a wild card entry earning the most votes overall.

The judges are:

  • Ash Soan (UK)
  • Taylor Gordon (US)
  • Tobias Derer (GER)
  • Takashi Kashikura (JPN)
  • Shiguang Cui (CHN)

How Do I Enter?

You get can all the details on how to enter by clicking on the register link below, but here's what you need to do:

Step 1: Register for the contest here

Step 2: Record your unique drum video

All you have to do is create an original video or take an existing video that shows you playing the drums and showcases your creative and individual style without any other musical accompaniment.

Step 3: Download the Shure Drum Mastery intro frame and add it to the beginning of your video.

Step 4: Upload your video

So, what are you waiting for? Enter the Shure Drum mastery 2019 today and be in with the chance of winning some amazing prizes.

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