Tommy Shanley


Band to Join, Drums, Other Percussion.


Experienced, solid groove drummer - it's about the song, the music. Most of my experience is in Blues and Blues Rock, but have played a ton of Classic Rock, Southern Rock, Country, Pop, and even done some Hip-Hop and Dance drumming.
Very solid shuffle, can swing well. I keep excellent time. Click track no problem.

Played live in various bands in Chicago, Southern California, Philadelphia,and Baltimore. Have recorded and played live for 25+years in all of those cities.

Now back in Chicago. Good catalog of covers - Classic Rock, Southern Rock, Pop, Funk, Dance, some Country.

Screen name:
Tommy Shanley
Member since:
Sep 14 2014
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:
2-3 nights a week
Most available:


All good Chicago and Texas Blues and Rock drummers, Buddy Rich, Buddy Miles, Mitch Mitchell, Joey Kramer, Mickey Hart, Vinnie Coliuta, Ringo, Charlie Watts, Simon Kirke, Bonham, Hal Blaine, and on and on.


Ludwig custom shop USA made Keystone series drums - 5Pc. Deep Blue Sparkle. Zildjian, Sabian, and Istanbul cymbals.