About Us

Ellis is the premier drumshop of the Upper Midwest, with two locations serving the Twin Cities and beyond. From drum sets to cymbals, hand percussion to hardware, Ellis aims to serve every level of drummer — at every price point. Our showrooms are brimming over with the best new, used and vintage gear on the market.

Have a specific vision for your next drum kit? Let Ellis Drum Co. custom-build it for you right here in the shop. Looking for lessons? Sign up with one of our expert, in-house instructors. Need to make some room in your basement? Consign your unwanted gear at Ellis. Need repair work done? Our master builders will make your damaged drums sing again.

So come in today to test drive a new drum set, admire the museum of classic kits or just shoot the breeze with our knowledgeable and friendly staff. They love talking shop.

The best part of your visit to Ellis Drumshop? — Not one aspiring guitarist attempting “Smoke On The Water” at your ears’ expense. You have our word.