Austin Community Drum Circle

· Vortex Theater located at 2307 Manor Road
· Saturday, July 27, 2013
· 7p

X8 DRUMS & PERCUSSION, TOCA PERCUSSION and VORTEX Repertory Company invite you to the "Austin Community Drum Circle.", Swan Percussion, Rattletree Marimba and VORTEX Repertory Company give you a chance to beat your own drum at the Austin Community Drum Circle on Wednesday, July 24th.

There is nothing quite like a drum circle to make you feel as though you are part of the world around you. If you've never experienced the power of drumming with others, now is your chance to join the X8 Drums community.  X8 Drums, Swan Percussion, Rattletree Marimba and VORTEX Repertory Company proudly invite you to the "Austin Community Drum Circle.”

Spend some time feeling the rhythm and invest yourself in the interactive experience of an evening drum circle right in East Austin. Coordinated by the staff members of Austin’s own hand drum shop X8 Drums & Percussion and led by nationally-recognized drum circle facilitator, clinician and X8 Drums endorsed artist Kenya Masala, this drum circle will be a fun and relaxing community event. Any type of instrument is welcome, so be sure to bring anything from your didgeridoo to your conga. X8 Drums & Swan Percussion will also supply hand drums to those without an instrument. All ages welcome and The Butterfly Bar @ The VORTEX will be open serving drinks and cocktails.

About the Event Sponsors is an independent online drum store that is the ultimate source for the hand drumming community. Specializing in Djembe drums that are created only from legally certified timber, provides online support for hand drumming enthusiasts.

Swan Percussion is a manufacturer of high quality cajon drums all hand crafted right here in Austin, TX. The creators are committed to developing high quality, versatile, innovative percussion instruments for the discerning professional and amateur alike.

Since 1990, VORTEX has operated in various performance venues and today owns its own facility in East Austin, providing an intimate venue for the VORTEX Repertory Company as well as other local and national theatre companies, musicians, dancers, and performance artists.

The Rattletree School of Marimba teaches adults and kids (8+) to play African marimba music on GIANT hand crafted instruments. Conveniently located in the Zilker neighborhood, the school's mission is to build and foster community around the beautiful music of the Shona people of Zimbabwe. Beginners encouraged!

Date: Wednesday, July 24th, 2013
Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: VORTEX Repertory Company
Street: 2307 Manor Road
City/Town: Austin, Texas 78722
Cost: FREE
Notes: This event is RAIN or SHINE. Drumming will move indoors if weather deems appropriate.

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