American Female Drummers

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 1 
Sheila E.
(Percussionist)
Sheila E.
4
Birthdate: December 12, 1957
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States
 2 
Karen Carpenter
(Singer & Drummer Known for Her Distinctive Three-Octave Contralto Vocal Range)
Karen Carpenter
4
Birthdate: March 2, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Died: February 4, 1983

One half of the popular musical duo The Carpenters, Karen Carpenter was an American drummer and singer. Her death at age 32 and life-long struggles with eating disorders led to increased awareness of conditions like anorexia and body dysmorphia, which were little-known at the time. In 2010, Carpenter was named on Rolling Stone's 100 greatest singers of all time list.

 3 
Meg White
(photographer, musician, actor, percussionist)
Meg White
6
Birthdate: December 10, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Detroit
 4 
Teddy Geiger
(Musician)
Teddy Geiger
5
Birthdate: September 16, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rochester, New York, USA
 5 
Kim Deal
(Singer)
Kim Deal
4
Birthdate: June 10, 1961
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, USA
 6 
Kathleen Hanna
5
Birthdate: November 12, 1968
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, USA
 7 
Lisa Cimorelli
(Musician, Singer)
Lisa Cimorelli
4
Birthdate: September 19, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: California
 8 
Sophie B. Hawkins
(Singer-songwriter)
Sophie B. Hawkins
4
Birthdate: November 1, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
 9 
Kate Schellenbach
4
Birthdate: January 5, 1966
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City
 10 
Debbi Peterson
(Musician)
Debbi Peterson
4
Birthdate: August 22, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
 11 
Sandy West
(Former Drummer with the hard rock group The Runaways in the 1970s)
Sandy West
2
Birthdate: July 10, 1959
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States
Died: October 21, 2006
 12 
Cindy Blackman Santana
2
Birthdate: November 18, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Yellow Springs, Ohio
 13 
Lisa Hannigan
(Singer-songwriter)
Lisa Hannigan
4
Birthdate: February 12, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kilcloon, County Meath, Ireland
 14 
Gina Schock
(Musician)
Gina Schock
2
Birthdate: August 31, 1957
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
 15 
Meshell Ndegeocello
(Singer-songwriter)
Meshell Ndegeocello
3
Birthdate: August 29, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
 16 
Janet Weiss
(Drummer)
Janet Weiss
3
Birthdate: September 24, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hollywood
Athena Lee
3
Birthdate: December 8, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles
 18 
Juliana Hatfield
3
Birthdate: July 27, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wiscasset, Maine Wiscasset, Maine, U.S.
 19 
Moe Tucker
(Musician, Singer-songwriter)
Moe Tucker
1
Birthdate: August 26, 1944
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Jackson Heights, New York, United States
 20 
Torry Castellano
2
Birthdate: January 8, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Francisco
 21 
Trixie Whitley
(American Multi-Instrumentalist and Rock Singer Known for Being a Member of the Collaborative Group 'Black Dub')
Trixie Whitley
1
Birthdate: June 24, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ghent, Belgium

Trixie Whitley is a Belgian American musician and multi-instrumentalist. The daughter of popular singer-songwriter Chris Whitley, Trixie started her career by playing alongside her father. Over the years, Trixie Whitley has released many albums such as Porta Bohemica, which received an IMPALA's European Independent Album of the Year nomination in 2016.

 22 
Suzette Quintanilla
1
Birthdate: June 29, 1967
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lake Jackson, Texas, United States
 23 
Nia Lovelis
(Drummer)
Nia Lovelis
1
Birthdate: January 1, 1997
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, USA
 24 
Lori Peters
(Drummer)
Lori Peters
1
Birthdate: November 29, 1973
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Waukegan, Illinois, United States