Biography & Career
Drew Shoals plays drums with the Multi-Platinum, Grammy Award-winning pop rock band, Train. In addition to touring with the band, Drew has recorded drums on many Train albums: A Girl, a Bottle, a Boat (2017), Train Does Led Zeppelin II (2016), Christmas in Tahoe (2015), and Bulletproof Picasso (2014).
Drew proudly plays many Ludwig kits in different live and studio contexts, including Keystone, Classic Maple, Legacy Classic Maple, and Legacy Classic Mahogany. He also drums with the Black Beauty, Supraphonic, Copperphonic, and Classic Maple snare drums.
Along with fellow New York City-based drummer, Gunnar Olsen, Drew is the co-founder of the interactive social media drum education series #playthisbeat.
Drew earned a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. from Whitman College. Originally from Portland, Oregon, he currently lives with his wife in New York City.
Hardware & Setup
Ludwig Keystone Granite Glitter
14x24 Bass Drum
16x18 Floor Tom
16x16 Floor Tom
9x13 Tom Tom
LC663T: 6.5x14 Copperphonic
6x13 Classic Maple Charcoal Shadow
LAP16HH Hi Hat Stand
LAP15FP Bass Drum Pedal
LAP22SS Snare Stand
LAP37BCS Boom Stand
LAP51TH Round Throne