Red Light Management

A Hundred Drums

Artist Bio

Thunderous low end and pulsating rhythm embody the powerful music of A Hundred Drums. Stomping the stage in a tangle of hair and a blur of motion, her high-octane live show is the result of years of searching for that perfect primal pulse that connects humans on the dance floor. Gabrielle Watson has been cultivating a sound that moves with the times but also continues the narrative of the scene from the birth of electronic music to its journey across continents, vanguards, and movements. After a decade of crafting her sonic signature in cutting-edge spaces, A Hundred Drums has emerged onto the main stage to bring the sounds of the underground to the masses. In early Summer 2021, A Hundred Drums released a politically potent EP on ZEDS DEAD’s Deadbeats label. Enough Is Enough outlines the struggles of being Black in America, set against the backdrop of police violence, systemic racism, and the protest movement still pervasive in a world one year removed from the death of George Floyd. Unlike anything the powerhouse bass label has ever released, a mini-documentary companion piece gave fans an inside look at the making of the record. Through it, Watson tells the story of her own mistreatment at the hands of the police and the genesis of the music and message she so desperately needed to convey. In an industry saturated with vapid party anthems, A Hundred Drums chose to use her platform to deliver substance alongside sound. Watson cut her teeth in dark and sweaty basements showcasing icons of UK dubstep, Experimental Bass, Reggae Dub and has traveled to far-flung psytrance festivals to hone her mixing skills. ‘AHD’ now gets to share lineups with some of the biggest acts in all of electronic music and collaborate with some of the most sought-after producers and vocalists across a multitude of genres. She kicked off 2022 as a handpicked support act for REZZ’s blockbuster North American tour. She then went on to an unbelievable run through the summer festival circuit including Okeechobee, Lightning in a Bottle, Summer Camp, Electric Forest, Shambhala, and double dates at the Gorge at Beyond Wonderland and Bass Canyon, among 3 year in a row plays at Red Rocks Amphitheatre; playing direct support to Zeds Dead in 2023 and so many others. In 2023 AHD opened with a massive Subtronics remix and a subsequent series of dates on his ANTIFRACTALS tour. A Hundred Drums has arrived and with her comes the promise of a new generation of bass producers in ascendance.

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Agency (Wasserman)

Tour Dates

Apr 19 2024
Washington, DC
Apr 26 2024
St Louis, MO
May 03 2024
The Ave Live
Philadelphia, PA
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May 04 2024
Webster Hall
New York, NY
May 24 2024
Solshine: A Music & Arts Reverie
Chillicothe, IL
May 31 2024
Skyway Theatre
Minneapolis, MN
Jun 07 2024
GRIDLIFE Midwest Festival
South Haven, MI
Jul 13 2024
Wobble Coliseum
Hampton, VA
Jul 18 2024
Secret Dreams Music & Arts Festival 2024
Thornville, OH
Sep 13 2024
Symmetry Music Festival 2024
Libertyville, IA