Best Beginner Drum Sets of 2019: A Roundup of Kits for New Drummers

Beginner Drum Sets
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So you’ve decided to play the drums. Great choice! Drumming is an excellent activity for both your brain and your physical well-being. However, picking out a drum set as a beginner can be daunting.

Even if you’re entirely in the dark when it comes to drums, if you have the will, dedication, and the right information, you’ll be able to find a great drum set that will help you learn and grow into a remarkable musician.

The Best Beginner Drum Sets of 2019

Mendini 5-Piece Drum Set

Drum Icon Best For Budget - Includes Cymbals, Pedal, Throne, and Drumsticks

Ludwig Accent 5-Piece Drum Set

Includes Hardware, Throne, Pedal, Cymbals, Sticks and Drum Key

Pearl Roadshow 5-Piece Drum Set

Drum Icon Editor's Choice - The Roadshow is a fantastic choice for beginning drummers - a perfect middle of the road drum set. Includes cymbals.

Tama Imperialstar 5-Piece Drum Set

For the more serious beginning drummer, the Imperialstar is a great choice.

Gretsch Energy 5-Piece Drum Kit

Includes Full Hardware Package & Zildjian Cymbals