The sound of the drum is often lost to the other instruments in a band but its importance should never be underestimated. Drums bring the beat and rhythm, but when the drummers are the whole band, you can’t but gain a new appreciation for them.

The Hit Machine Drummers started off in September 2013, the same month troupe leader, Kevin Curran’s daughter was born. But for the Canadian-born, Drumcondra-based Irish dancer, this wasn’t his first drum show.