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Tom Shorten

Band Leader

Tom has been drumming just over 19 years now, and has been drumming professionally for the past 8. Tom has achieved many great results over that time within his musicianship such as winning the ‘George Lee Dedication to Music’ Award and performing in front of huge audiences at,- The Royal Albert Hall, The Sage Gateshead, Newcastle Metro Radio Arena, HCPT Trust Mass in Lourdes, and in theatres all over the country. Often performing in front of audiences of 600 or more. 

Tom is endorsed by Collision Drumsticks and plays Sabian Cymbals and Mapex Drums. 

Tom predominantly works independently with a number of different bands and artists while also drumming for sessions in and around the UK. Tom has also built up a strong reputation across the North-East through his work in various theatres, musicals, sessions, and pantomimes. 

Tom has various credits to his name which include him working with or alongside the likes of, Paul Marazzi (Former Band Member of ‘A1′), Faye Tozer (Steps), S Club, Scouting for Girls, Alexandra Burke, Beverley Knight, Atomic Kitten, Stooshé, Rizzle Kicks, Bobby Crush, Jo Boyce, Ronan Jonston, Damage, 5ive, The Overtones, 911, Blazin’ Squad, Lawson, and many more..

Tom has also been lucky enough to be involved in many theatre shows around the UK including, High Society, The Lion, Witch and the Wardrobe, A Day in the Life, A Night at the Proms, Little Shop of Horrors, Cinderella, School Proms, We Will Rock You, Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs, Bugsy Malone, The BodyGuard, Wicked, A Night at the Movies, The King and I, Sleeping Beauty, Joseph and his Amazing Technicolour Dream Coat, Addams Family, Chorus Line, Footloose, Back to the 80’s, Bad Girls, Being Alive, Gypsy, Sunshine on Leith, High School Musical, Rent, Fiddler on the Roof, Sister Act and many more.

Tom is looking forward to working closely with Pure Entertainment this year, and many more in the future.


(01751) 798110

Pure Entertainment group
Boundary Farm Office
Middleton, Pickering
North Yorkshire.