Irish drummer Aaron Kennedy has been playing drums since he saw Stewart Copeland from The Police play at the age of 5. Born in Ireland, he now lives in Pennsylvania , United States. Aaron’s Dad Brendan was a singer in a show band and is a big influence in Aaron’s music life. Aaron would eventually perform for ten years in his Dad's band all over Ireland. It is here that he learned his trade of musicianship. Since then he has pursued his passion for drumming and music. Studying drums with John Wadham in Dublin along with many other international drum teachers.
He has performed with Don Baker, God Is An Astronaut, Caruso, Junah, The Revs, Mary Coughlan, Eric Eckhart, Susan Bluechild, Clockwork Noise, Tracy Brown , Saints Of Bliss, Fracture, Ditch Cassidy, Nicolette Street, Fergal McKee and many more.
In 1999 Aaron formed The Drumming Academy to provide tailored contemporary tuition. Hundreds of students have been through it , many forming their own careers. The “Bash” logo has become identity for DA and is based on his dear friend Ricky Lawson. Aaron recognizes talent through his “Student of the Year Awards." Drumming Academy also has BEAT BULLYING initiative which is supported by many top drummers.
During his time on the live music circuit Aaron established a reputation as a drum tech. In the last ten years Aaron has been a Tech for many drummers, including Stewart Copeland