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Dear Drum Circle Facilitators,

Welcome to LP's Recreational & Community Drumming website. The mission of this site is to make drumming enjoyable and an integral part of peoples' lives. For this reason, we invite you to submit information about your own drum circles so we may post it on this website for everyone to see. We hope that this will help you increase the attendance at your drum circle, and further spread the wonderful experience of community drumming. Please post events that are only on a re-occuring basis.

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Date / Time Facilitator Location Info
3rd Saturday of the Month Jeni Swerdlow, MA, ATR
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1317 San Pablo Avenue (near Gilman St.)
Berkeley, CA
This is a facilitated drum circle from 4-5:30pm. Open to all ages,
all levels. $10 (plus $4 drum rental, or BYODrum). Visit this site for more info.
Every 3rd Sunday of the Month Sabina Sandoval
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Under the pier
Pier Ave
Hermosa Bech CA
310 318-7191
We have drums and percussion to share. Family friendly and free.
Every Friday John Lacques
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Mt Hollywood Congregational Church
4607 Prospect Avenue
Los Angeles CA
This is a facilitated community drum circle taking place from 7:15 to 9:15 on Friday evenings. Come get funky in this very funky basement. All ages and skill levels. Some drums and percussion provided. Small donation. Email me for more details. See you in the circle!
2nd Saturday of Every Month Chris Reid
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1255 S. La Brea Ave.
Los Angeles CA
This fun,free, facilitated community drum circle goes from 7:30 to 9:30pm on the 2nd Saturday of each month. It is also a pot luck dinner, so please bring a food item to share. If you can't bring food, come anyway! The circle takes place at the Bang a Drum world percussion store in Los Angeles, so drums from around the world are provided. All ages and experience levels are welcome. See more info and photos at this site.
Every Thursday
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Napa Valley Glass
Solano Avenue
Napa CA
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Every Tuesday Night
Vary week to week
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REMO Recreational Music Center
7308 Coldwater Canyon
North Hollywood CA
Come join us for a Free Community Drum Circle at the REMO Recreational Music Center (RMC) from 7pm to 8pm (warm-up at 6:30). This is a family-friendly musical drum circle in which a facilitator creates fun and exciting rhythmic interplay between participants. All ages and levels of ability are welcome. No prior musical experience necessary.
Every Second Tuesday of the Month Fern Filner
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Docktown Marina
End of Maple St left off Veterans Blvd
Redwood, CA
Friendly party, flutes and dancers welcome, pot-luck, 7-10
Full Moon, May - October Alicia
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Paradise Beach
Carlson Drive
Sacramento CA
Every Tuesday, alternate Fridays Ron Knight
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The Drum Loft
2400 Kettner Blvd Loft 250
San Diego CA
Come Drum! event calendar at this site.
Last Sunday of the Month Patricia Hatfield
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Vista Del Lago
3501 Lakeview Drive
Santa Rosa, CA
Fun facilitated Community Drum Circle - everyone welcome!
Every Sunday Wil or John
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Cort Gallery
41881 Sierra Dr (aka HWY 198)
Three Rivers CA
We've been meeting every Sunday night for the last 13 years and still going strong. Open community event, not really led by one individual, but open to inspiration. Extra instruments available. We're not limited to drums, friends visit with horns, guitars, you name! We play in an amphitheater setting created from river rock, next to the river and contribute to the "flow" of our energy and rhythm. Come and join us!!
Every Wednesday Keith Hanncock
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Wildfire Community Arts Center
425 Massachusetts
Berthoud CO
Keith: 970-532-7961 or
Steven: 970-481-6333
8pm Every Wed. Night. Bring anything that makes noise,runs until 9:30 - 10:00 suggested donation for space.
Sundays monthly, but random dates Jon Crowder
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Summit County Senior and Community Center
0151 Peak One Blvd.
Frisco CO
Call or Email for exact dates. 7-9pm. Everybody Welcome! For details, visit this site.
Every Tuesday Conga J.
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Sullys' Pub
2071 Park St
Hartford CT
Open Freestyle Drum Circle. Very primal circle with lots of energy. All experience levels welcome Come and find the awsome benefits of hand drumming. (Sorry 21 and over only.)
First Sunday of each Month Linda Paul
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Dragon's Egg
Shewville Rd
Ledyard CT
Family oriented drum circle from 5-7. Bring your drums, rattles and bells!
3rd Monday of the Month Randy Brody
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Norfield Grange
12 Good Hill Road
Weston CT
We meet on the third Monday of the month. Visit this site and click on Community Events for more info.
Wednesdays 8:30 -11 pm Michael
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NE 1st Ave & Atlantic
Delray Beach FL
From Atlantic approx 100 yards north on NE 1st Ave: in front of the stage on your left.
Every Monday Dino DiBernardinis
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Dunedin Causeway Beach
Curlew Ave.
Dunedin, FL
Drum and Dance Jam open to the public family and kid friendly
Every Tuesday Night Shannon Ratigan
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Dunedin Micro Brewery
937 Douglas Avenue
Dunedin, FL
(727) 736-0606

A facilitated community drum circle from 8:00 - 11:00PM. Great energy and a positive vibe at this free event, now in our second year. All ages and experience levels are welcome. Some drums are provided. Visit this site for more info & photos.
Full Moon Michael
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Lake Ave & A1A
Lake Worth FL
First guardhouse north of the pier.
1st Saturday of Every Month Clint
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Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park. North 129
Live Oak FL
We are an active community drum circle that enjoys unity with nature and spirit. Visit this site for details.
3rd Saturday Night of Every Month Shanti Johnson
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Shanti's House Titusville, FL

The Drum Circle is in a wonderful large secluded backyard, with a 8 feet wide and 3 feet deep fire pit that we all sit around, as a beautiful fire burns, and Tiki torches light the way to this secluded and lovely drumming oasis! Call for location

1st Thursday of the Month Jana Broder/Drum Magic
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Campo Family YMCA
3414 Culbreath Rd.
Valrico FL
Family friendly community drum circle open to everyone. You do not have to be a member of the YMCA to attend. All drums and percussion provided.
Every Thursday Night Not Gaddy
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371 Kings Bridge Road
Augusta GA
A community drum circle which focus is inner health empowerment and well being, stress reduction, and fun drumming for all ages. Facilitator Not Gaddy is a great musician and a inspirational drumming motivationalist.
Every Wednesday Alchermy Drumming & Dance
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Call for Location
Main St.
Gainesville & Buford GA
Alchemy facilitates drum and dance groups. We provide some training and lots of exploration. Visit this site for more information.
Monthly Rita Lopienski, RMT
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Active Senior Centers
1101 W. Bartlett Rd.
Bartlett IL
I lead monthly drumming circles in Chicago at different senior communities owned by Pathway Senior Living, headquarters in Des Plaines, IL.
Weekly John Yost / Rhythm Revolution
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Green Briar Park
2650 W Peterson
Chicago IL
This mostly weekly community drum circle @ Green Briar has been happening for more that 10 years almost every friday night. Please check this site or call for scheduling. The fee is $10 for 10 weeks or a $5 drop in charge for one time. Bring your drum and your spirit or just yourself and your friends as we have extras.
Quarterly Rita Lopienski, RMT
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Cultural Gifts Store
888 S. Roselle Rd.
Schaumburg IL
Fair Share store sells drums from around the world.
Every Eve of the Full Moon Hazel
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Stone-Circle-Fire-Pit on the landfill at Northwestern University
(see website for directions)
Come drum and dance and sing, building community, we bring peace and healing in a world blessing spirit, expressing in the circle of sharing the power of rhythm...
Join us outside by the lake as we gather to celebrate the Seasonal Energies
thru the power of Rhythm...on the Eve of the Full Moons...

7:30pm - 9:30pm
For more information, please visit this site.
Every Sunday-2 HRS Before Sunset Bryan & Tim
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Indiana Dunes State Park
Highway 49 South -to the beach
Chesterton IN
Come drum, I'll bring the drums I have, but by all means bring em if you got em! Free flowing drum circle which makes Sundays a very good day indeed!
Evening before each full moon Salvia Brightwing
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420 Kratom Avenue
Indianapolis IN
We are by invitation only. If you wish to attend you must contact us, tell us why you wish to participate and what you expect out of it.  For more information, please visit this site.
Every Thursday Night Various Facilitators
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8481 Bash St. #1100
Indianapolis IN
Bongo Boy Music School will host a FREE Community Drum Circle every Thursday night from 7:30pm-8:30pm. All drum and percussion equipment will be provided. Feel free to bring your own though. All ages welcome. Come relieve unwanted stress. You don't even have to know how to play a drum. Come and have fun. Everyone has rhythm inside them. It's all about the groove!! Drum circles are powered by REMO. Pre-Jam begins at 7:15pm.
Alternating Sunday evenings Ty Siddiqui
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Ty's House / City Park
5430 Hawthorne Place
New Orleans, LA
NOLARhymthm Drum Circle is for drummers, singers, instrumentalists, fire dancers, etc., of any experience level. We're laid back people with no central leadership. We invite you to come jam with us, enjoy some wine, and bring some food to share as we drum into the night. Circles typically start at 6 PM.
Every other Sunday starting at 5:00 pm Varies
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St. Augustine
1116 St. Claude Ave
New Orleans LA
Rythmic Roots: New Orleans Community Healing Drum Circle sponsored by Mercy Corps. Some instruments provided. Mardi Gras Indians and a Brass Band will also participate.
Every 4th Friday Susan Foster
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6 Locke Street
Andover MA
All are welcome!
Second Sunday and Fourth Friday of each Ed Rooney
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Unitarian Memorial Church
102 Green St.
Fairhaven, MA
For over 8 years, a free form, improvisational drum circle. Newcomers and novices heartily welcome. Starts at 7pm on the second Sunday and fourth Friday of every month, and play until the last drummer drops. Please visit site for more information.
1st Thursday of the Month David Curry
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1st UU Church of Milford
23 Pine Street
Milford MA
Open to all ages and skill levels. Lots of improvisational freestyle drumming with some basic hand drumming instruction. Extra drums available for borrowing. For more information, please visit this site.
1st Saturday also 2nd and 4th Fridays of each month Rick Cormier, M.Ed., LCP
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First Universalist Church
97 Main St
Yarmouth, ME
phone: 207-846-5583
Freestyle community drum circle open to all skill levels. Known for our welcoming atmosphere and positive and upbeat energy. Nearly 500 members strong, we average 25-35 participants each week, year round. Hosted by the author of the book, "Freestyle Community Drum Circles". See for more info.
3rd Saturday night of every month.
7:00pm -9:00pm
Laurie Precht
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Cedarhurst Unitarian Universalists
2912 Club House Road Finksburg, MD
A multi-instrumental, facilitated community drum circle. Some drums are provided. All instruments welcome (percussive and tonal) for all ages and levels of experience. Free (goodwill donations accepted for the church.) For more information, please visit this site.
4th Tuesday of month
8:00 - 12:00am
Nellie Hill
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Lime Kiln Middle School
11650 Rte 216
Fulton MD
This is an open family oriented drum circle. All ages are welcome.
1st Sunday and 2nd & 4th Fridays of each month. 6:30pm Rick Cormier
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First Universalist (UU) Church
97 Main St
Yarmouth ME
Freestyle community drum circle open to all skill levels. Known for our welcoming atmosphere and positive and upbeat energy.
Monthly - random dates Lori Fithian
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Crazy wisdom Book store
114 s. main street
Ann Arbor MI
Third tuesdays through april '06, 7-9pm.
call or email me for current schedule! open to all, drums provided or bring yours, all levels welcome.
2nd Monday of Every Month 7 - 9 pm Christine Chubenko
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Metaphysical Center of Michigan
1800 W. 14 Mile Rd.
Royal Oak MI
Enjoy a spiritual drumming experience in a safe, sacred space opened by Master Shamans, Thane and Ellen Ostroth. Learn more at their site.
Second Tuesday of the month May through October Bret Wyngarden
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Shore Acres Park in the Saugatuck Dunes State Park
End of 138th St.
Saugatuck MI
West Michigan Drum Circle (WMDC) is a 100% free community drum gathering in a beautiful park setting with trails to Lake Michigan :-) For more info, pictures, and maps please join our webgroup at this site.
Every Tuesday Rhythmic Adventures
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Sun Radius Music, Int'l.
2074 South Airport Rd. West
Traverse City MI
This weekly circle has been going on for 8+ yrs.
All abilities, ages, and experience levels welcome.
1st Monday of each month Sally Burnley
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2006 Iris Dr.
Colombia, MO
This is a Woman's Drum Circle, 6:30-8pm.  All woman invited, no experience needed. Drums and percussion available. $5 per person.
2nd Saturday of the month Sally Burnley
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2006 Iris Dr.
Colombia, MO
This is a Family Drum Circle, 11-12noon.  Experience family fun, spontaneous rhythms and songs, and sense of community. $5 per person, $15 max per family. Drums and percussion available.
3rd Saturday of the month Sally Burnley
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2006 Iris Dr.
Colombia, MO
This Woman's Drum Circle started in 2007. All women invited, no experience needed. Drums and percussion available.  Cost is donation to charity of the month.
Full Moon Drum Circles (Clt, NC) Steve Nelson
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The Square (Grande Disc)
Trade St. & Tryon St.
Charlotte NC
Please visit the following site for more info at this site.
Every 2nd Saturday of the month Cathy & Blaise Kielar
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Music Explorium
5314 Hwy 55, Ste 102
Durham NC
2 sessions of CommUNITY Rhythm circles. First session is open to all ages & levels. Second session is open to adults & children ages 9 & up. We create amazng group songs with not just drums, but a wide variety of percussion including Suzuki Tones Chimes & Hung drum. Donation basis.
Wednesdays 6:30pm to Dark Tony Griffin Pullen Park
520 Ashe Ave
Raleigh, NC
Spring through Fall (usually until mid-Nov). We setup on the "event lawn" area between the concessions and carousel. Park in the lower lot and come in the main gate. In the event of rain, we can usually find space in a nearby shelter. Chairs provided by Raleigh Parks and Recreation. Have an instrument to share? Bring it along! FREE and family friendly.
Sunday Afternoon/Evenings Marc & Ashley
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Our House
Piedmont Street
Triad, NC
We meet Sunday nights, weather permitting. This is an open event for adults only! Extra instruments are available. We're not limited to drums, friends visit with horns, guitars, you name it! We play in a private country setting and often throw in a backyard potluck BBQ. Call or come by and join us!!
3rd Mondays, 7-9 pm Greg Whitt
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Raleigh Drum Circle
Lake Johnson Park
4601 Avent Ferry Road
Raleigh NC
Loaner drums available. $2. See this site for more info.
Third Friday of the Month Giselle Felicia Vivian, BM CHT
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One Heartbeat Rhythm Circles
501 Elizabeth SE,
Rm. 4
Albuquerque, NM
Join Giselle Felicia Vivian, BM CHT for an evening of rhythmic play and community drumming. Includes a review of hand drumming basics, rhythm games and drum circle grooves. Focus will vary from session to session. Contact Apple Mountain Music to register/confirm drum reservation: (505) 237-2048 Registration Fee: Adults (18+): $10.00, Children (10-17): $6.00 Apple Mountain Music, 10301 Comanche NE (just w. of Morris)Visit site for current schedule.
Most Sundays
4 & 6 PM
Tito Alvarez Bayonne Park
48th & JFK Blvd W
Bayonne, NJ
See - There I will post more info and updates. We like to meet between 4 & 6 PM on Sundays.
First Monday Night of the Month Dorothy Sikora
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Joy of Music
42 Hiawatha Ave
Oceanport NJ
Community Drum Circle 7:30pm - 9:30pm. Email me for details.
3rd Friday of Month Giselle Felicia Vivian
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Manzano Mesa Multigenerational Center Rm 4
501 Elizabeth SE
Albuquerque NM
Join PROJECT HEARTBEAT for our monthly facilitated drum circle at 7:30PM - 8:45 PM. All ages welcome. No experience required. RSVP if you will need to borrow a drum for the evening. See you in the circle! Visit this site or this site for more info about our recreational and wellness drumming programs.
Every other Sunday until October Brian Carter
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Prospect Park Neathermeade
(Near Empire and Ocean Avenues)
Brooklyn, NY
Instruments available, some weeks include Health Rhythms Protocol plus jam, others just jam and games or play for invited belly and other kinds of dancers. All levels welcome. Suggest bringing water, folding stool, instruments including home made.
2nd Sunday of every month John Anderson
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Oswego Tea Company
157 East 1st St.
Oswego NY
4PM till, Oswego Community Drum Circle, FREE, facilitated, e-mail John to be put on reminder list, some drums provided
Every Thursday evening 7:30-9:30 Randy Brock / Richard Cisneros
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Starbucks hosting Drummers Cooperative
9648 Kenwood Rd ( just north of Ronald Regan Cross Co Hwy
Blue Ash OH
We are hand drummers and dancers gathering together to play, share and learn rhythms from their hearts, minds and past experience. Those with experienced hands are encouraged to share with the group. Novice players are most welcome, as are teachers. We can enjoy drumming in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere where interest is the only prerequisite. Please e-mail me with any questions you may have.
Hope to hear you there!
Every Other Friday Dan Susany
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Treat Yourself Holistic
3837 Starr Center Drive
Canfield OH
For hand drummers in North-East Ohio and Western Pennsylvania, & especially the greater Youngstown Ohio area. A cooperative teaching/ learning/ lets get a groove on drum circle - based in West African Tradition with a taste of Congolese. A pan-denominational, joyous, non-judgmental, lactose free, no-fat, high energy, low carb, hypo-allergenic circle - (caution: drum joy can be addictive)...and be sure to try it at home.... For everyone and anyone interested in drumming/ dancing/ chanting ..... the rhythms of human experience. No previous drumming experience required and drums are available. Visit this site for more information.
Every Wednesday Pete Carels
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Varies--call ahead
6385 Contreras Rd.
Oxford OH
Weekly, semi-facilitated. Instruments to share or bring yours. 7:30-9:30.
Varies, email for dates Rex Bacon, MT-BCToni Kellar/ Roots To Rhythm
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PO Box 200
Senecaville OH
Community drum circles in the Southeast/East Central area of Ohio and beyond. Dates, venues, and events vary, including ongoing Dancin'Beats Playshop drum and dance classes in Marietta, OH; regional festivals; YMCA wellness programs, etc. Please email me to be placed on email list for notices of public events. Toni.
Last Saturday of every month Rex Bacon, MT-BC
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Angel House
14127 Mill Hollow Lane
Strongsville OH
Community drum circle with focus on creativity and expression. Drums provided. Facilitated by a Board Certified Music Therapist.
1st Sunday every month Hope Kopf
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Outdoors in the trees by the Susquehanna River at our home
1720 Towpath Rd.
Dauphin PA
Check out our site at the events link for more info.
First Thursday of the Month (7:30 to 9:00PM) John Gangwisch
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St. Paul's UCC
101 Worthington Road
Exton PA
All skill-levels welcome, extra drums available, no charge for
attending. Please visit site for more information.
1st Saturday 1:30 Hope W. Kopf
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New LARA park
St. Mary's Street
Lewisburg PA

Lewisburg Community drum circle. No experience necessary. Loaner drums available. Free but donations appreciated.
1st, 2nd, & 3rd Mondays 7:00 - 9:00 Hope W. Kopf
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201 Wild Cherry Lane
Northumberland PA
West African drumming. No experience necessary. Loaner drums available. Free but donations appreciated.
3rd Saturday of the month Bob Witkowski
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Unity Church
140 S. Grant St
Wilkes-Barre PA
Drumming begins 6:30 PM. New drummers welcome. If you are unsure come and watch. We have extra drums to share.
Third Saturday every month Ed Haggard
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UU Church space
1808 Woodmont Blvd
Nashville TN
(615) 727-2724
Performance by The Love Drums then an open facilitated circle 9:30-10:30pm.

Every Friday, 6-7pm

Salvael Ortega
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Brigham Young University
Drum Circle Club
Room E251, HFAC
Provo, Utah 84602
Visit the group on our Facebook page:
"BYU Drum Circle Club"
3rd wednesday of every month Bruce Winkle
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Morven Park International Equestrian Center
41793 Tutt Lane
Leesburg VA
Performance by The Love Drums then an open facilitated circle 9:30-10:30pm.
Every Sunday Arthur Lopez
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Five Points Community Farm Market
26th & Church Streets
Norfolk, VA
To find out more info about time and places to drum please visit the site. Drumming from Williamsburg to Virginia Beach VA.
Every Friday Edward
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University Heights
50th & University Ave
Seattle WA
Email for more information.
Every Thursday Mellina Germano
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Ted Brown Music
6228 Tacoma Mall Blvd
Tacoma WA
Free Community Drum Circle, starts at 7:00. Instruments are provided, or bring your own. This fun facilitated group is open to all ages and no experience is necessary. It's a great place to bring your youth group or family. Join us!
Every Wednesday Robin Cardell
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Oshkosh Rhythm Institute
803 Waugoo Ave.
Oshkosh, WI
7-9pm. All ages and skill levels welcome, bring your own drum or play one of ours. 920-379-2217 for more info.
Last Friday of every month Teri Shaw
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Free Spirit Books
#3 - 2773
Barnet Hwy.
Coquitlam, B.C. Canada
Monthly drop-in drum/rhythm circle. Everyone welcome!
Every Tuesday
8:00 - 12:00am
John Lacques
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The Kathedral - Ground floor of the historic Big Bop Building
Toronto Canada
Weekly Tuesday Drum and Dance Party, Bring some friends, Bring your drum, Come and dance. HOORAY FOR FUN!!!
1st Sunday of the Month Ron Radar Stelting
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False creek community centre
Ganville Island
Vancouver, Canada
Community drum circle
3rd Sunday of the Month Ron Radar Stelting
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Hastings Community Centre
3096 E Hastings
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Every second Sunday of each month from 19 - 21 our local time Wilfried Mach
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Hegelstr. 16
40882 Ratingen / Germany
Our drum circle is in Ratingen / Germany - near Düsseldorf
Every Sunday Paul Lau
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Plaza Tugu Negara
Jalan Taming sari
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Family friendly and FREE to join. 5.30pm till 7.30pm
Every Sunday
Jonathan Pimenta
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African Drumshack, Stables Market
Jacko Jackson Road
Durban, South Africa
+27 837044879
6:00 - 7:00 Intro Session
7:00 - 10:00 p.m Freestyle Session
Last Saturday most months. 11h00 - 12h15 Steve Hill
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Square Chapel Centre for the Arts
10 Square Road
Halifax, Yorkshire, HX1 1QG, England
011 44 (0)113 252 3205
Family-friendly, drums and percussion provided. Under 16s please bring a grown-up who needs to do silly stuff.
Every Friday 6:30 - 8:30 Baz Smith
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3 Bridges education centre
Blackwater, U.K.
nr Truro
Open to all levels interested in African, Cuban and Brazilian Drumming
1st & 3rd Monday of every month Steve Ball
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Ile Aiye DrumCircle
Half Moon ph, 31 North Street, Bishops Stortford
Herts CM23 U.K.
+44 01992 767 875
Ile Aiye {House of Life) DrumCircle 8 'til 10 pm - £3 on the door. No experience necassary - instruments provided you can bring your own. This is your conga-ressional, obsessional, cross cultural multi racial, every gender friends forever, come along and make some noise, hands on bang a drum, rhythmical activity!
2nd & 4th Monday of every month Steve Ball
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PADRC DrumCircle
Park Avenue Disability Resource Centre, 65c Park Avenue, Bush Hill Park, Enfield
MIddx. EN1 2HH U.K.
+44 01992 767 875
everyone is welcome - full disabled access - inclusion based group. No experience necessary - instruments provided - you can bring your own hand drums hand percussion - 7:30 to 9:45 pm - £3 on the door - concessions available. This is another conga-ressional, obsessional, cross cultural multi racial, every gender friends forever, come along and make some noise, hands on bang a drum, rhythmical activity!