Drummer Talk 09/19/2008 – PASIC 2008 Preview

Today, we preview the artists and clinics in the upcoming Percussive Arts Society International Convention in Austin, TX.  Of course there is news, the Eggbeater is the hybrid rudiment of the week, and Ask Dave covers the practicality of the Inverted Flam Tap. 

PAS Announces PASIC 2008 Highlights


The Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC) will take place in Austin, Texas from November 5 – 8, 2008. For the second time in the event’s history, Austin will play host to more than 7,000 drummers and percussionists from around the world at the Austin Convention Center and Hilton Hotel.

PASIC is the world’s largest and most prestigious drum and percussion gathering that features more than 130 events on 13 stages with the leading artists from around the world in the percussion community. Session topics span a variety of areas including drumset, symphonic, marching, recreational, world and keyboard percussion.

“The Percussive Arts Society and the City of Austin are very excited that we are bringing our 33rd annual convention back to the Austin Convention Center,”states PASIC Director Jeff Hartsough. “If PASIC 2006 is any indicator for what to expect this year, we have the potential to set an all new record for both attendance and exhibitors; add in the incredible line up of artists and PASIC 2008 is no doubt going to be the largest and best convention ever!” Read more