Evan Verploegh (he/him) is a drummer based in Kansas City, Missouri, after relocating from Wisconsin in late 2019. He serves as co-founder of the Extemporaneous Music and Arts Society. EMAS is a collective group dedicated to advancing improvised and experimental artistic work in Kansas City. In 2022, he was awarded a studio residency at Charlotte Street Foundation. Committed to improvisation as an artform, Evan draws from influences of free jazz, contemporary classical, and experimental rock. Evan also serves as an active organizer of live music and arts events.


Saturday, December 3, 2022
Stray Cat Film Center (KCMO) - 7:30pm

Sunday, December 5, 2022
VDOB, Opening for Alex Cunningham and Lisa Cameron
Farewell (KCMO) - 8pm

Thursday, December 8, 2022
Duo with Seth A Davis (Dance Accompaniment for Making Moves)
Charlotte Street (KCMO) - 6:30pm

Saturday, December 10, 2022
Solo Set + Ozark Free Music Society
University of Arkansas Sculpture Building (Fayetteville, AR) - 8pm

Friday, December 16, 2022
EMAS Quintet + Duo with Zachary Barthelman + TUN
Replay Lounge (Lawrence, KS) - 6pm

Saturday, December 17, 2022
Josh Sinton + Seth A Davis + Krista Kopper + Drew Williams
7th Heaven Vinyl Underground (KCMO) - 6pm

Wednesday, January 4, 2022
Scott R. Looney, Kevin Cheli, Seth A Davis, Evan Verploegh
Westport Coffee House (KCMO) - 6pm

Friday, January 20, 2022
Ensemble TBD
Cider Gallery (Lawrence, KS) - 7pm


Boat Patrol

Live at ArtStart (2018)

Live at Sir Benedicts (2020)

Brennan Connors, Seth A Davis, Evan Verploegh
Connors/Davis/Verploegh (2022)

EMS Quartet

EMS (2022)

Evan Verploegh

Drum Set and Piano Improvisations No. 1 (2020)

K.E.B. Trio (Kyle Quass, Brendan Keller-Tuberg, Evan Verploegh)

finding light (2022)

Krista Kopper & Evan Verploegh

For the Trees (2022)

Kyle Hutchins, Aaron Osborne, Seth Andrew Davis, Evan Verploegh

Quartet Vol. 1 (2022)

Labor Dog

Clocking In (2021)

Seth Andrew Davis and Evan Verploegh

Hunter (2022)

Sterling Witt

Something's Awry (2020)


VDO (2022)

Verploegh & Baker

Singles (2021)
Badger State Games (2022)