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Brian Ferguson is a studio and live drummer based in Austin, TX.


Brian Ferguson is a studio and live Musician/Drummer/Producer based in Austin, Texas. He began playing drums and percussion at the age of 10 and has never looked back. A consummate student of the instrument and it's significance to American Music, Brian can be found touring, recording and producing a wide variety of acts. His deep knowledge of drumming and music allow him to contribute to any musical situation while inspiring the band to play their best. His light sense of humor and punctual professionalism make him an irreplaceable and key ingredient to a wide variety of musical projects.

Currently, Brian is drumming with Country/Americana artist Cory Morrow and Pop/Rock Songwriter Jeff Bryant.

Brian has performed/recorded/toured with a wide variety of artists including but not limited to: Robert Earl Keen, Pat Green, Jack Ingram, Cory Morrow, Aaron Watson, Stoney Larue, Eleven Hundred Springs, Hudson Moore, Zane Williams, Adam Hood, Jason Eady, Jeff Bryant, Rob Baird, Curtis Salgado, Mike Morgan and the Crawl, Carter Beckworth and Bubba Hernandez.

As a drum clinician and educator, Brian has performed at the prestigious Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC, and as far internationally as China through his relationship with Dixon Drums and Hardware. Brian’s drum lessons can be found in association with Vic Firth.

Brian proudly endorses Dixon Drums and Hardware, Paiste Cymbals and Vic Firth Drum Sticks.

high lights

  • Cory Morrow. Drums/Percussion. Live and Studio. Jan. 2015 to present.

  • Aaron Watson. Drum. Live and Studio. 2010 to 2012.

  • Eleven Hundred Springs. Drum. Live and Studio. 2008 to 2010

  • Curtis Salgado. Drums. 2001 to 2003.

  • Sessions: Nashville, Dallas, Austin, Houston, Los Angeles.

  • Percussive Arts Society International Clinic (PASIC) 2017. Drum Clinic.

  • Cory Morrow's Rock the Red Kettle Event house band 2015 to present. Featuring: Pat Green, Jack Ingram, Roger Creager, Kevin Fowler, Dre Womack, and more.

  • Dixon Drums Clinic tour of China. 2017, 2018.