Retractable heavy gauge wire, thicker rubber handle
"I have played Regal Tip brushes and sticks since day one. The proprietary lacquer on the sticks works for my playing style like no other brand. The Regal Tip family history and artist roster is priceless. I'm proud to now be apart of the history and family." - John Sparrow, Violent Femmes
John is currently the Drummer/ Percussionist/ Cajon player touring with The Violent Femmes, but also has performed with other acts such as Elizabeth Lyons, Dresden Dolls, Steve MacKay (Iggy Pop and the Stooges), Dick Parry (Pink Floyd), John Curley (Afghan Wigs), The Tossers, Jerry Harrison (Talking Heads), Jimmy Johnson (Otis Rush, Blues Legend), Joe Puerta (Bruce Hornsby and The Range, Ambrosia), Sam Llanas (BoDeans), Kevin Kinney (Drivin and Cryin), Frank Catalano Band (Columbia/Savoy).
John also endorses Schlagwerk Percussion
VIOLENT FEMMES TOUR DATES:23 Sep 2016 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Irvine, CA24 Sep 2016 Pilgrimage Music Festival Franklin, TN25 Sep 2016 The Buckhead Theatre Atlanta, GA27 Sep 2016 Charleston Music Hall Charleston, SC28 Sep 2016 North Carolina Museum of Art Raleigh, NC30 Sep 2016 Rams Head Live! Baltimore, MD01 Oct 2016 The Wellmont Theater Montclair, NJ02 Oct 2016 The Paramount Huntington, NY04 Oct 2016 The Capitol Theatre Port Chester, NY05 Oct 2016 College Street Music Hall New Haven, CT07 Oct 2016 Orpheum Theatre Boston, MA08 Oct 2016 The Fillmore Philadelphia, PA21 Oct 2016 Fox Pomona Pomona,CA22 Oct 2016 Beach Goth Fest 5305 Santiago Canyon Road, Silverado,CA23 Oct 2016 Observatory, San Diego, CA24 Oct 2016 Ventura Theater, Ventura, CA