The drums are an important part of a band and just as big a part of music in general. You can get a lot of similar effects with electronic samples, but nothing beats a set of drums. As a drummer, you're setting the pace of the music and adding a lot of energy and excitement. If you're looking for a brand-new set or something to add to your setup, you've come to the right place.

Drum Sets

You need several important pieces of equipment for a standard setup. You'll need tom-toms, a snare, a bass drum and a pedal, and a few cymbals, including a hi-hat. If you're just starting out, you can get all the equipment that you need with a kit.

Make sure you don't forget all the hardware you need to play your set comfortably. Get all the stands you need to set up everything to your tastes. The stands for your drums and cymbals are adjustable, allowing you to create your ideal setup. One drummer's setup won't be the same as another's — how you arrange your equipment should make playing comfortable, convenient and fun for you.

Electronic Sets

While a classic drum kit is more common, there are some advantages to getting an electronic one. If you have children or close neighbors, you don't have to worry about the noise like you would with acoustic drums.

Some purists might say that an acoustic drum kit is the only way to go, but electronic sets can give the same quality in sound to a degree that makes it difficult for many to tell the difference between the two. No matter your age, skill level or playing style, there's an electronic drum set out there that you're sure to love.

Drum Accessories

Now that you've gotten your set, you may be wondering how you can get even more creative with your playing. That's where your drum accessories will come into play. From keeping your equipment safe to adding a unique sound to your playing, we've got all the accessories you need.

We've got drum heads for when you need a replacement, drum tuners to keep your set sounding the best that it can, all the little pieces of hardware for your setup, like drum thrones and cymbal stands, and much more.

Why Shop Bananas at Large®?

We've got the inventory and expertise you need to get the best equipment and accessories on the market. We carry top-quality brands in the industry that you can trust.

We've been in business since 1974 and we care about music just as much as you do. We want to give the feel of an old-school community music store while also changing along with the music industry. We want to give you the best experience possible with our expert staff and great deals.

Look through our extensive inventory of drum equipment and accessories, as well as a number of other items, from anywhere by accessing our online store. You can also visit us at one of our two locations — San Rafael and Santa Rosa — in the San Francisco area.