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U.S. Made, Handcrafted, Vintage Style: 2023 C & C Drums
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Gladstone Walnut
Aged Maple

C & C drums are made by musicians who also are craftsmen in the art of creating quality, often custom-made, drums at their  shop in Gladstone, Missouri.

Some drum companies claim their products are handcrafted, when in fact, they are manufactured overseas and only assembled in the U.S.

Founder Bill Cardwell started C & C Drums twenty years ago after years of collecting vintage drums and studying how they were made. The result is an authentic vintage sound preferred by discerning drummers throughout the world.

Our goal has always been to build something of lasting value. We are dedicated to making the best drums we possibly can—drums that will outlive us to become a legacy.

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Lavender Gold Duco
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Smoke Duco

Tours, New Albums, more

Ian Chang 3023
Ian Chang: Warped Beats & Abstract Rhythms — A New Course From Soundfly
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Owen Hopkin, a long time supporter of C & C and drummer for The Crimea until they disbanded in 2013, begins a U.K. tour with Far From Saints June 9. He is using his C & C Antique White Marine Pearl kit, shown here from a 2009 photo. 
Pat Meese, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
U.S. and European summer tour beginning June 3
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Sean Carey, Bon Iver

European and U.S. summer tour beginning June 4


Matt Espy, Dead Rider
Solo Album: Hawksworth
Release date, May 19th

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Matt Duckworth, The Flaming Lips
Album: 20th anniversary edition, Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots
U.S. tour through August


Joe Plummer, Cold War Kids

U.S. and Canadian tour beginning June 3, continuing into August

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Al Webster, Independent

Canadian tour w/Amanda Marshall beginning June 11


Riley Breckenridge, Thrice

U.S tour until October

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