What we're about

• We organize drum circles in and near Detroit for both accomplished and wannabe drummers.

• We are also happy to post events sponsored and hosted by other groups -- so please let us know what else related to drumming is happening in the Greater Detroit area!

• In addition to gatherings put together by the small handful of organizers (others welcome!), it is our hope that members will organize events as well. -- It's easy! Just pick a place, a time, and the lead organizers can help you to post it. :-)

Please join our Facebook group, as well, so we can share even more about drumming events in the area and more related to the joys of drumming: https://www.facebook.com/groups/DetroitDrummingCircle/

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🥁 Rhythm Magic Jam & Potluck ✨

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Enjoy an afternoon of drumming, dancing and dishes. Master drummer and drummaker Alex Wedmedyk takes us on a fascinating drum journey.

Since ancient times, sound has been used to activate healing powers and elevate the consciousness. Sound vibrations are experienced not only through the ears but through every cell of the body. Disease occurs when parts of the body become out of sync with their natural state. Sound vibrations cause a phenomenon known as entrainment - entraining or synchronizing the body to resonate with a more powerful vibration - which can spontaneously trigger the return to a balanced state.

The power of sound can also affect the subtle bodies, facilitating a deep sense of peace, releasing tension and negativity, and removing energy blocks. Participants typically experience a sense of ultimate well-being, heightened awareness, and interconnectedness.

Please bring a drum (if you have one), your own chair, a potluck dish to share, and your own drink and utensils. Beginners are welcome! If you do not have a drum, please let us know, or a bucket and stick will also work just fine.
*In case of inclement weather, the venue will be moved indoors to
Universalist Unitarian Church of Farmington, 25301 Halsted Rd., Farmington Hills. When in doubt, check before you leave at www.yoga-michigan.com.

Cost: $10/person. Kids 12 and under come for free.
Pre-register for $1 off by sending your $9 Zelle payment to
anamika at yoga-michigan dot com (Margaret Sullivan) with a memo "Rhythm Magic."

Memorial Day Drumming at NW Palmer Park

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Please join us for drumming as the holiday weekend winds down.
Palmer Park lies between 7 and 6 Mile roads, and Woodward and Ponchartran in conveniently-located north-central Detroit.

Until the season is hotter and drier, our meeting area is just south of 7 Mile along Pontchartrain, on top of the little knoll where there were a couple of picnic tables about 1/4 mile south of 7 Mile. -- Just look for the line of cars parked along the side of Pontchartrain, and if you see a group of people with drums -- you found the right spot. ;-)

Although there are a couple of picnic tables there, you may prefer to bring something to sit on We always have a few extra percussion instruments for those who don't have drums.

SAFETY MATTERS: Even those of us who are fully vaccinated and boosted can pass the virus to others and unfortunately, people are still getting it. Please practice common-sense guidelines and maintain six feet of distance or wear your mask.

Modest donations of $2-$5 are always welcome for our Meetup costs and kitty for special events. (Like the Drum Camp weekend we hope we can pull together this summer! Send your hot leads for locations our way.)

We look forward to seeing and hearing you soon! :-)

Informational post: Drum Circle at Palmer Park Art Fair

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Posting this for informational purposes. If folks want to make this an outing together, share your thoughts in the messages.

The 2022 Palmer Park Art Fair schedule includes drum circles!

Drum Circle led by Kxng Osei
Saturday June 4, 2022 at 2:30 PM
Sunday June 5, 2022 at 2:30 PM

Palmer Park Art Fair will run June 4 and 5, 2022
Saturday 10 AM - 7 PM
Sunday 11 AM - 5 PM

Unity of Livonia Drum Circle

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Our friends at Unity of Livonia host this drum circle on the first Saturday and third Saturday of every month.

Walk-in’s welcome. Entrance is back corner of the building - - when you’re looking at the building from the back parking lot, entrance is on the left. And give the door a sturdy tug to open - it sticks a little bit.

Rules of participation:

  1. Event will follow latest COVID guidelines.
  2. Event occur indoors. The facility encourages mask usage.

Beginners are welcome, and seasoned drummers are always much appreciated. Please bring a drum if you have one. Rattles, tambourines, and other percussion are good too. Love offerings appreciated. No preregistration is necessary.

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Unity of Livonia Drum Circle

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