Please come out & Play! (and support the efforts)…
On April 29, 2023 Team DRUMSTRONG will support PanCAN PurpleStride 5K ’23 in multiple cites with uplifting facilitated interactive rhythm events for those who can’t physically participate in the 5K and/or for those waiting for family and friends to complete the 5K. Drummers are encouraged to gain “Drumming sponsorship pledges” to help the cause.
Click HERE to join PanCAN’s Team DRUMSTRONG.
Click HERE to download a simple letter to help raise funds.
Click HERE for a list of participating cities and details.
On this Winter Solstice, Wed, Dec 21, the shortest, darkest day of the year, we will bring rhythm to awaken the spirit of sharing and light in support of cancer survivorship and research with a focus on #PanCAN :: Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.
The good people at Vaulted Oak Brewing are making their lovely space available for us again. Food truck and amazing beverages on site.
Free :: Family friendly interactive Drum Circle :: Donations to DRUMSTRONG.org 501c3 welcomed (PanCAN Pancreatic Cancer Action Network will benefit).
¡ THE MAIN EVENT !
‘DRUMSTRONG 2021′ 15th Anniversary :: encouraging Restoration, Healing and Deliverance from dis•ease through interactive rhythm.
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Cities around the world who are able to safely gather will be joining us via webcast.
DS 15 will be facilitated by some of the world’s loveliest facilitators and we encourage online fundraising.
CALENDAR OF UPCOMING DRUMSTRONG EVENTS ::
Queens University Music Therapy DRUMSTRONG 2021 on campus. Socially distanced fundraiser drum circle. April 15 @ 7:00pm outside in front of the Levine Center
June 27, 2019 Catawba Brewing Co Pre-Dead & Co. Party with Wavy Train, Turpentine Shine and a rockin DS DrumCircle & Drums/Space
June 14, JUNETEENTH 2019 Drumming at The Pizza Peel corner of Central and Thomas. 6:00pm. We will have plenty of Drums & Percussion. Bring your spirit!
May 10, 2019 Charlotte Shout Festival ‐ Levine Pavilion, Charlotte, NC 28202 Friday, Noon-1:30 Interactive Drum Circle in front of the Bechtler Museum
May 3, 2019 8:00am Creative Mornings breakfast Talk. We’re drumming to welcome folks and encourage dancing and joining in. (they’ll feed us breakfast!)
April 27, 2019 Sarcoma Stomp Hosted by The Paula Takacs Foundation for Sarcoma Research Christ Providence – Christ Lutheran 4519 Providence Rd, Charlotte, North Carolina 28226 Fun, family friendly Drum Circle to support the 5K Run and 3K Walk raising awareness and funds for sarcoma research t Levine Cancer Institute
April 13, 2019 at Queens University. The Music Therapy Club sponsors a DRUMSTRONG Fund-raising Drum Circle from 7:00-10:00 pm. Interactive Drum Circle at the Fire Pit on the campus Quad. Park on Radcliffe or in front of Queens on Selwyn, 1900 Selwyn Ave, Charlotte, North Carolina 28207 :: Free to play!
April 6, 2019 at The McColl Center for the Arts “20th Anniversary Celebration”. Noon-2:30 Interactive Drum Circle on the front lawn 721 N Tryon St, Charlotte, North Carolina
Drumming with The NEST every Friday. The Nest provides education and a warm sense of family to under-privileged youth, many from compromised and distant environments.
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:: PAST EVENTS ::
February 3, 2019
Playing For Others drum circle/dance jam!
What started out as a fun drum circle/jam with the wonderful folks at #playingforothers today, ended up a totally rockin #danceparty !
January 15, 2019
Any local folk want to join us this evening and help facilitate this family support drumming with The Center For Community Transitions ❘ Families Doing Time?
– Tuesday, January 15th from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm. at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church (3200 Park Road Charlotte, NC 28209) and we are preparing for 60-80 people.
– Their theme for the year is “Strengthening Family, Strengthening Me.”
– They will have carribean food (you are welcome to eat there) and decor, and the drum circle would align well with both themes.
Need help setting up and maintaining the circle. Some co-facilitation is welcomed. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
December 22, 2018 Winter Solstice Full Moon Celebration/Reset
Join the Full Moon Solstice Celebration in Paul’s across-the-street-studio-space 422 E. 22nd St 28206 in NODA
Drum : Dance : Hoop : Sing
More than ever, we need a positive outlet and hope for a Bright future. Let’s set that intention!
Be Solsticed, Be Soothed, Be Smudged, Be Loved
BRING drums/percussion (we have some), a chair, a refreshment to share, voice, hoops, joy :: dance, chant, yaya & DRUM!