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Welcome to the Drum Pad, a drum and percussion specialty store located in Palatine, IL, a suburb northwest of Chicago. The Drum Pad carries drums, hardware and drum racks from Ludwig, Tama, Yamaha, Pearl, ddrum, GMS, Gretsch, Drum Workshop, PDP, Mapex, Axis and Gibraltar. Plus we have cymbals from Zildjian, Paiste, Sabian, Dream, Istanbul, Bosphorus and Wuhan and we host the best drum lessons in the Chicago area along with some amazing drum clinics. Stop by and check out Chicago's number one location for everything percussion!

And be sure to visit our eBay Store online to browse all the DrumPad bargains!

drum kits for sale

The DrumPad Has A Huge Selection of Drums & Percussion.

Stop by and see one of the largest collections of drums and percussion in one rom.. Special pricing on many in-stock acoustic drum kits by Ayotte, Brady, ddrum, DW, Fibes, GMS, Gretsch, Premier, Sonor, Tama, Taye, Trick, and Yamaha.

drum lessons at Drum Pad

The DrumPad Has Lessons for Beginners to Professionals.

We offer private drum lessons by our full-time professional staff. Learn everything from the basic s to advanced jazz or rock. Occasionally lessons are available from touring professionals so call and see who's in town.

drum clinics at The DrumPad

We Host Great Drum Clinics Featuring the Best Drummers in the Business.

We host over a dozen drum clinics a year. We have a passion and dedication to drummers in the Chicago area. Learn from the best and get great tips from real touring pros.