US Shipping

All items listed on on the site are located in the Virada Drums store in Boulder, Colorado. Items from Brazil are carefully packed, imported to the US, cleared through customs, and inspected and stored on site. Most orders ship out within two business days. Delivery time depends on your location, but is usually 2-7 business days after shipping. 

Items ship with USPS or UPS. USPS offers good rates on small items. All other items ship more affordably with UPS Ground. Shipping costs are based on weight, dimensional weight (volume), and shipping distance. is configured to calculate shipping rates based on orders of a single product. If you order two or more drums (i.e. a caixa and a pandeiro), it is possible that multiple items can be shipped in a single box to reduce shipping costs. If your order ships for less than you are charged at checkout, you will be refunded the difference. To request a shipping quote for an order of multiple items, please contact us with your order list and shipping address. 

International Shipping

Virada Drums regularly send instruments to Canada, Australia, Europe (EU and UK),  and can accommodate shipping to other destinations.  Import duties may be due in your country. To request a shipping quote, please contact Virada Drums with your order list and shipping address

Local Pickup

Virada Drums is located in Boulder, CO. Arrangements for local pickup in Boulder or other locations can be made by contacting us.

Shopping in person

Virada Drums does not have regular business hours or a public storefront. It may be possible to visit the warehouse in Boulder to try out select instruments and make purchases. Contact to inquire and set up an appointment. 


All prices and transactions are in US Dollars. 


Getting the best drums products for your needs is a priority for Virada Drums. If you are unsatisfied with an item, you may return it within 30 days for exchange or refund (excluding shipping charges). Items must be in new condition.  Some items (including ear protection) may not be eligible for returns.  Contact us to request a return shipping label. 


Whether you are picking out your first instrument or already a seasoned professional, Carl of Virada Drums can offer personal recommendations on selecting instruments and accessories for personal, group, or school use. Contact with the following information: Your experience level, primary ensemble the product will be used in (outdoor bateria, acoustic choro, amplified band, etc), style of music or rhythms to be used for (Rio-style samba, Bahia-style rhythms, forro, etc.), and any other pertinent information.

School orders

Instrument Rental

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