Available for:
- shows
- recording sessions
- private lessons

Message me: BandMix / FB or call for rates: 815-217-5648

- Graduated with a Bachelor of Music degree in Percussion Performance
from N.I.U. in 1998
- Holds Illinois K-12 teaching licensure from N.I.U.
- Taught/freelanced in Nashville, TN for 11 years
- Currently teaching at Notable Notes Music Academy (# 630-456-
1804 -- Wheaton)
and The Music Connection studio (# 815-
217-5648 -- Sycamore ).

- Percussion Coordinator / Percussion Arranger -- Racine Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps -- 2017 (Racine, WI)

- Freelance musician

- Call with any questions: 815-217-5648

- : s://./ben.weaver.3914

- .cadencepercussion (my drum website)
- .themusicconnection (my teaching studio)
- .notablenotes

Screen name:
Member since:
Dec 03 2011
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
6-7 nights a week
Most available:


Various influences:
- country
- pop
- classical
- Christian/Gospel
- jazz
- latin
- rock
- experimental
- electronic

Instrument experience:

Other Percussion:



Pearl "Session Studio Classic" kit (6 piece w/ rack--birch shell)
TAMA "SuperStar" kit (5 piece--birch shell)
Gretsch "Catalina Club" kit (4 piece--mahogony shell)
Sonor "Force Custom" kit (5 piece--maple/mahogony shell)


4.3 octave Adams Rosewood marimba
2.5 octave Yamaha xylophone
LP congas/bongos
Various percussion accessories
Several snares and cymbals


Yamaha DTX-Multi 12
Ableton Live
Alesis Sample Pad
MacBook Pro
M-Audio Axiom Aries
Mackie Pro-EFX 12 channel digital mixer



Past Events

Get a litte dirt on those boots and c’mon out to Dusty Boots Saloon!

9pm - 1am

3907 Broadway, Rockford, IL 61108

C’mon out for a rockin’ dancin night at the Sundance Saloon!


2061 W Maple Ave, Mundelein, IL 60060

Playing with a great band called In the Stix at Mickey Finn's Brewery in Libertyville at 10pm. Come on out!

345 N. Milwaukee Avenue Libertyville, IL

No Cover!

First Baptist Church--Geneva, IL

First Baptist Church - Wheaton, IL

Drumming at First Baptist Church in Wheaton, IL

Playing drums at Northwest Assembly of God church in Mt. Prospect, Illinois
Devlin Scott - music director

Drumming at First Baptist Church in Wheaton

2nd night of playing drums for Chicago singer/songwriter Katrina Jean at Chalk (7414 W. Madison St. in Forest Park). Come on out for some good music!

9 pm -- opening for The Acoustic Rescue Unit

Playing drums for Chicago singer/songwriter Katrina Jean at Chalk (7414 West Madison St. in Forest Park). Good music and good food!

9 pm -- opening for the Billy Osman Band

2405 W Johnsburg Rd
Johnsburg, Illinois
(815) 344-0007

Playing drums for singer/songwriter Katrina Jean in Chicago at Silvie's Lounge
1902 W Irving Park Rd Chicago # 773-871-6239
9 pm

12711 Bristol Rd
Kenosha, WI
(262) 891-3080

2061 West Maple Avenue
Mundelein, Illinois 60060