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Exciting opportunity to learn Drum Circle Facilitation skills. - Hello Drum Friendly People,   Please find info. below regarding a rare opportunity to learn from the father of the Modern Drum Circle Movement and me. Chicago 3-day Drum Circle Facilitator Training John Y. Aug 20, 2019 5:54 PM
Thanks and this Friday we will play - Hello Drummers,   Thanks to everyone who came out on Saturday and Sunday.  It was hot and we had some smokin' grooves to go with the tasty burgers and beer.  I hope to see everyone this Friday night for some good grooves.  If it rai John Y. Jul 15, 2019 12:13 PM
Re: The Chicago Drum Circle Meetup Group list: "burger fest circles." - I'm in for Sunday. Might have other drummers with me. Looking forward to specific location info. On Thu, Jul 11, 2019 at 12:32 PM John Yost (Meet Michael Jul 12, 2019 9:28 AM
Re: The Chicago Drum Circle Meetup Group list: "burger fest circles." - where is the l,ocation, what time do we meet leslie Jul 12, 2019 9:24 AM
Re: The Chicago Drum Circle Meetup Group list: "burger fest circles." - I can be there on Sat. On Thu, Jul 11, 2019, 12:32 PM John Yost (Meetup) < [address removed] > Margie S Jul 11, 2019 6:55 PM
burger fest circles. - Hi drum friendly folks,   Just to be clear there is one circle on saturday and one on sunday from 2-3pm.  Please let me know which day you are coming.   Thanks,   In Rhythm! John John Y. Jul 11, 2019 12:32 PM
This Months drum circle has moved! - Hello drum friendly people,   I'm excited to drum with all of you the Friday night!  It's the summer solstice so there should be some awesome energy!   Mozart park will be having the Central American Fest so we cannot John Y. Jun 13, 2019 5:03 PM
Date change - Hello Drum Friendly folks,   This month we will meet on the 4th friday instead of the 3rd Friday.  We are meeting on Friday May 24th.  Sorry for any inconvenience!  See you in the circle.   Sincerly,   John Y. May 6, 2019 3:08 PM
March DC Meetup - Hello drum friendly folks,   This month's circle may be a little different then in the recent past.  This month, I will be facilitating the circle a little more and asking people to try new things.  Why?  Because my aim is to serve John Y. Mar 4, 2019 11:42 AM
Djembe classes starting tomorrow! - Hello Drummers, shakers and music makers and Happy New Year! Ever feel like you keep playing the same patterns over and over and would like some new inspiration in your drumming?  Do you ever feel like you can't hear what you are playing in th John Y. Jan 9, 2019 2:57 PM
Re: The Chicago Drum Circle Meetup Group list: "Expanded event" - Does this all take place at Mozart Park, or is it spread out throughout the city? Bethany Sep 20, 2018 10:11 AM
Expanded event - Hello Drummers, Shakers, and Music Makers,   This Friday's drum circle is adding an additional before the regular drum circle.  We will have  STOMPING GROUNDS: We ALL Got Rhythm will shake your world with our City’s finest per John Y. Sep 17, 2018 2:27 PM
Re: The Chicago Drum Circle Meetup Group list: "Inside tonight if it rains" - john yost, where are we me leslie Jul 20, 2018 11:19 AM
Inside tonight if it rains - Drummers, dancers, and music makers, we will be inside tonight if it rains. See you in the circle! J John Y. Jul 20, 2018 10:12 AM
photo's are up - Hey Music Makers,   The photo's are up from the June meetup.  Some nice shots.  Tag them if you can.   Enjoy,   John John Y. Jul 12, 2018 10:45 AM
Meetup Cancelled: Make Music Chicago. Community drum circle - Make Music Chicago. Community drum circle has been cancelled. Please update your plans accordingly.  We do not have inside space tonight as we have a parent meeting in the fieldhouse.  Sorry for the inconvenience.  See you on the 3rd Friday of Jul John Y. Jun 21, 2018 3:39 PM
(no subject) - Mike M. Jun 19, 2018 1:50 PM
Friday the 15th photo shoot - Hello drummers, shakers and music makers!   The monthly drum circle this month will be having a professional photographer from meetup.com.  All participants will need to sign a waiver so the photo can be posted and used by meetup, Rhy John Y. Jun 5, 2018 3:18 PM
(no subject) - Mike M. May 23, 2018 10:24 AM
Re: [drumcircle-261] This months meetup. - Not sure where this discussion is on the meetup site, but THERE IS a drumSTRONG event happening in Rockford! Check it out  https://ww Bethany May 13, 2018 11:21 PM
Re: [drumcircle-261] This months meetup. - I don't believe there is one in Chicago, if there is please share the info with us ? I believe John is going to main event in Weddington NC 28173 Ken May 13, 2018 6:40 AM
Re: [drumcircle-261] This months meetup. - Hey, where and when is this drumstrong event? I see there is one for Chicago. John Heinz John H. May 12, 2018 11:26 PM
This months meetup. - Hello drummers, shakers and music makers! This months drum circle has been rescheduled to the 4th friday.  I have been invited to facilitate at drumstrong's main event. This presents a conflict. Please check out John Y. May 8, 2018 3:21 PM
Re: [drumcircle-261] Tonights circle - Thanks, John -- the prospect of playing outside makes it even more attractive. See you soon -- Peter Beck Peter B. Apr 20, 2018 4:16 PM
Tonights circle - Hello drummers and shakers!   Tonight we will also have a movie happening at the park.  We may end up drumming outside.  Please dress warmly!   See you in the circle!   John John Y. Apr 20, 2018 9:46 AM
Re: [drumcircle-261] House keeping - John....you are absolutely correct...even a very open creative liberating drumming experience has to have a basic sense of decorum....miss the group and hope max Feb 17, 2018 2:45 PM
House keeping - Hello Drummers,   Last night was a good time with some nice grooves but there was one issue that was brought to my attention. Several people commented about the smell of marijuana.  I want to remind everyone that this is a park distri John Y. Feb 17, 2018 1:43 PM
Re: [drumcircle-261] This Friday Night! - Hi Kenny, I'm not following the logic of this response.  I am doing a drum circle that is free for participants this friday at Mozart park.  Not sure what the amdur reference is about. Pleas John Y. Feb 13, 2018 12:44 PM
Re: [drumcircle-261] This Friday Night! - Probably can find you free locations. Let me look. Do a thing at Amdur production festivals. Call Amy Amdur and say I recommend. Ill look though. Peace Kenny Sincerely, Ken Sommer Kenny S. Feb 13, 2018 12:10 AM
Re: [drumcircle-261] This Friday Night! - It's on the meetup site-  Mozart Park 2036 N. Avers 7:30-9:30.  This friday  find link below and rsvp. https://www.meetup.com/chicago­drumcircl John Y. Feb 12, 2018 7:39 AM
Re: [drumcircle-261] This Friday Night! - RSVP When and where? Dushun Mosley Dushun M. Feb 11, 2018 7:27 PM
This Friday Night! - Hello drum friendly folks,   If you haven't rsvp'd for this fridays circle make sure you do.  It's cold outside but hot drumming inside.  Bring some friends and lets remember to drum, shake and music make!   P.S. Dan John Y. Feb 11, 2018 4:27 PM
This friday Drum circle cancelled - Hello drummers and music makers,   Due to a death in my family I have to cancel this friday.  I am hoping to reschedule for next friday but cannot decide that right now.   Sorry for the inconvenience.  Drum ON and se John Y. Dec 13, 2017 10:52 AM
Punkass Pastry circle tomorrow - Hello Music Makers!   This message from the Punkass Pastry People just in.   "So tomorrow we will make beautiful music together! If you are driving there is John Y. Sep 15, 2017 3:42 PM
sg(0): - http://ronwardproperties.com/q­kutsxm.php Jeff N. Dec 21, 2015 2:56 AM
inside tonight! - Hi Drumcirclers, Tonight we will be inside the main field house in the large multi purpose room.  I think it's a little too cold to drum outside tonight.   See you in the circle!     Jy   John Y. Oct 16, 2015 4:28 PM
yy(9): - http://baocongnghe.com.vn/2595­29.php Jeff N. Aug 17, 2015 11:47 PM
Meetup details changed: Jam in my hood! 2 days in a row - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/chicagod­rumcircle/events/224009805/ When : Sunday, July 26, 20 John Y. Jul 26, 2015 2:42 PM
Re: [drumcircle-261] Drum Friendly event. - Thanks see if I can make it. Si Kenny S. Apr 13, 2015 3:04 PM
Drum Friendly event. - Hello drummers,   This Thursday there will be a demonstration from my djembe class and friends at Rosa's lounge as part of the ongoing Armitage Arts fest.     Please see details here:  http://www.armitagearts John Y. Apr 13, 2015 1:18 PM
Re: [drumcircle-261] Meetup details changed: Tom tom at the tea house. Madame zuzu's that is - Thanks Jim will bring certain kinds of drums that I hve. Kenny S. Mar 19, 2015 12:45 PM
Re: [drumcircle-261] Meetup details changed: Tom tom at the tea house. Madame zuzu's that is - JIM L. Mar 19, 2015 10:25 AM
Meetup details changed: Tom tom at the tea house. Madame zuzu's that is - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/chicagod­rumcircle/events/220521875/ When : Friday, March 27, 2 John Y. Feb 22, 2015 8:48 AM
RE: [drumcircle-261] Park district edits and posts the drumming circle and taiko class - Great video John! Looking forward to drummi David Feb 8, 2015 7:55 AM
Re: [drumcircle-261] Park district edits and posts the drumming circle and taiko class - Great video John, someday I'll have to down to your DC at Mozart Park ;) Sent from my iPhone On Feb 6, 2015, at 9:48 PM, John Jeff N. Feb 7, 2015 11:33 PM
Re: [drumcircle-261] Park district edits and posts the drumming circle and taiko class - Great video, John! I really miss coming to the drum circle. Best Regards, Steve On Feb 6, 2015, Stephen H. Feb 7, 2015 10:22 PM
RE: [drumcircle-261] Mozart Video - Thanks ken. It did come out nice. Jy F John Y. Feb 7, 2015 2:11 PM
Mozart Video - Congratulations John,  What a wonderful & professional looking Video. Showing you & your wonderful works in such favorable light... Nice to see you getting some of the recognition you deserve Ken Feb 7, 2015 12:10 PM
Park district edits and posts the drumming circle and taiko class - Hi Drummers,   Please hit the link to see the video shot from last months drum circle and the class.  Please repost and come out again!   https://www.youtube.com/watch?­v=K9ZY3uBITtw   See you in the c John Y. Feb 6, 2015 9:48 PM
meetup this friday - Hello,   I hope to see some new faces and regulars to drum in the new year.  This will be our first community drum circle of the year.  It looks like we will be having some media shooting for the park district so bring some friends w John Y. Jan 14, 2015 1:45 PM
Meetup Cancelled: The Chicago Drum Circle Meetup Group Monthly Meetup - Dear Drum Friendly People,   The Chicago Drum Circle Meetup Group Monthly Meetup, scheduled to occur on Friday, October 17,[masked]:30 PM has been cancelled. Please update your plans accordingly.   Sorry for the inconve John Y. Oct 17, 2014 6:58 AM
Meetup Cancelled: Kids drumming! - Kids drumming!, scheduled to occur on Sunday, October 5,[masked]:00 PM has been cancelled due to low enrollment.  Sorry! If you have further questions, you can email me through the C John Y. Oct 5, 2014 11:11 AM
Oct. 4-5 Sharon Knight in Concert plus Sonic Alchemy Workshop, Chicago IL - Hey folks! My friend Sharon Knight (no relation) is offering a concert on Saturday night Oct. 4th, and a Sonic Alchemy workshop Sunday Oct. 5th. Pre registrations have been pretty low and I'm hoping to help boost the Shauna Aura K. Oct 1, 2014 2:45 PM
short clip from last friday. - Hi All,   Please find a link to a short clip from last friday sent to me from one of our members, Lyle Scott Keely.  I'm not sure how to post this on the meetup site so here it is.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?­v=Hl John Y. Sep 21, 2014 1:45 PM
Meetup Cancelled: The Chicago Drum Circle Meetup Group Monthly Meetup - Hello Drummers! Regretfully I cannot make this Friday's drum circle. The Chicago Drum Circle Meetup Group Monthly Meetup, scheduled to occur on Friday, August 15,[masked]:30 PM has been cancelled.   Please come out and s John Y. Aug 12, 2014 12:08 PM
Last nights circle - Here's a link to a short clip from last nights circle.  Thanks for coming!   https://www.youtube.com/channe­ls?q=Rhythmrev   Enjoy!   John Y. Jul 19, 2014 9:06 PM
Slackline festival - Hello drum friendly people,   I have been asked to send an email about a cool event this summer called the BREATHE: A Slackline & Discovery Festival.   It's basically a whole weekend dedicated to being in the moment with communit John Y. May 2, 2014 11:56 AM
Drum Performance - Hi Drum Friendly People,   Big news!  My taiko group (Japanese drums!)  Kaiju Daiko, will be performing a show at Old Town School of folk music as part of World Music Wednesdays on May 7, 2014.  This is a big show for us and we'd lo John Y. Apr 29, 2014 3:45 PM
Re: [drumcircle-261] Primitive @ Chant in Hyde park tomorrow, friday night - I might join you. It sounds like fun! Alissa Alissa Friedman Alissa Apr 3, 2014 12:28 PM
Primitive @ Chant in Hyde park tomorrow, friday night - Hello Drum Friendly People! One of my groups Primitive, will be playing tomorrow night at Chant- Asian Fusion Restaurant in Hyde park from 9-12.  Please come out and eat, drink, dance if your inspired.  There is no cover charge!  This is a m John Y. Apr 3, 2014 10:47 AM
This Friday and new classes starting - Hello all you drum friendly people,   Just a reminder that this Friday is the drum circle meetup. I cant wait to see everyone there ready to groove!  It's going to be great epic!  The warm weather is coming soon and with that some sm John Y. Mar 16, 2014 3:59 PM
Imbolc Ritual & Celtic Rock concert, Chicago Jan. 25th - Greetings drummers, I have mostly been promoting events on Facebook but I thought I'd send along an invite to tomorrow's drumming workshop, Imbolc ritual, and concert with Tuatha Dea, a drumming-heavy Celtic/ Shauna Aura K. Jan 24, 2014 4:40 PM
This Friday's Drum circle - Helloooooo,   Everybody ready for some hot sweet grooves and in the moment songs to be created this Friday night? It's cold outside but it'll be cookin' at Mozart! I am excited are you?  If you haven't rsvp'd yet pleas John Y. Dec 16, 2013 10:50 AM
Meetup details changed: The Chicago Drum Circle Meetup Group Monthly Meetup - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/drumcirc­le-261/events/127768762/ When : Friday, October 18, 2013 John Y. Oct 16, 2013 10:50 PM
Meetup details changed: Have Fun, Play Drums, Dance, Chant, Sing, Celebrate! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/drumcirc­le-261/events/126401362/ When : Saturday, July 27,[masked] John Y. Jul 22, 2013 10:38 PM
Tomorrow Night's drum circle. Night out! - Hello drummers, shakers and music makers!   Tomorrow night will be a special community drum circle!  We will be taking it outside(weather permitting).  If not we will have it in our usual beautiful air conditioned room. THis circle w John Y. Jun 20, 2013 10:41 AM
Meetup details changed: The Chicago Drum Circle Meetup Group Monthly Meetup - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/drumcirc­le-261/events/119798262/ When : Friday, June 21,[masked]:3 John Y. May 31, 2013 9:05 AM
Settings have changed for The Chicago Drum Circle Meetup Group - Hi Drummers, I Have changed settings to the list as of this point forward only I will be able to add an event or suggest one.  If you have a suggestion please email me and it will be considered if it is representative of this meetup group.  S John Y. Apr 23, 2013 5:20 PM
Beltane Ritual in Chicago: April 27th - Preview not available Shauna Aura K. Apr 7, 2013 5:21 AM
would you like to improve your drumming skills? - Hi Drum Friendly People,   Thanks to everyone who came out last week to the circle.  It was good fun and good music.  I was having so much fun I forgot to give the group a break.  I guess the trance took over!   It John Y. Mar 24, 2013 1:44 PM
This month's drum circle costs a can of food! - Hello drum friendly folks,   I'm excited about this months circle! I imagine you are too! Please dont bring any money for admission.   Instead bring a can of food for the needy that we will collect under the tree!   A John Y. Dec 11, 2012 10:00 PM
Re: [drumcircle-261] RE: Tonite at the lake... last outside drum circle - Bob H. Nov 12, 2012 7:17 PM
RE: [drumcircle-261] RE: Tonite at the lake... last outside drum circle - Cancel your pla Michael W. Nov 10, 2012 2:25 PM
Re: [drumcircle-261] RE: Tonite at the lake... last outside drum circle - Bob H. Nov 10, 2012 2:24 PM
RE: Tonite at the lake... last outside drum circle - Hey everyone... Michael W. Nov 10, 2012 11:26 AM
Re: [drumcircle-261] Tomorrow's drum circle will be a little different. - Yes @ Mozart. JY On Thu, Sep 20, 2012 at 11:30 AM, Sabrina < [address removed] > wrote: John Y. Sep 20, 2012 11:06 PM
Re: [drumcircle-261] Tomorrow's drum circle will be a little different. - Yes, The plan is they will play until about 8 then we will play.  They might play a short set after that then we will play again. JY On Thu, Sep 20, 2012 at 11:30 AM, Sabrina < John Y. Sep 20, 2012 11:05 PM
Re: [drumcircle-261] Tomorrow's drum circle will be a little different. - And it's at mozart, correct? On Sep 20,[masked]:29 AM, "Sabrina Must" < [address removed] > wrote: Sabrina Sep 20, 2012 11:30 AM
Re: [drumcircle-261] Tomorrow's drum circle will be a little different. - Hey, John, We will still be drumming ourselves right? What time will that start? On Sep 20,[masked]:09 AM, "John Yost" < [address removed] > wrote: Sabrina Sep 20, 2012 11:29 AM
Tomorrow's drum circle will be a little different. - Hello Music Makers,   Tomorrow night's drum circle will incorporate a special performance.  Starting at 7PM we will have Chicago's all female Bomba and Plena Ensemble Las BomPleneras.  This is a Puerto Rican art form and we are luck John Y. Sep 20, 2012 8:09 AM
May Meetup has been cancelled - Hi Everyone,   Just a quick not to confirm to eveyone that Tomorrow there will be no circle @ Mozart.  I am in Alabama again facilitating drum circles for the Hangout Festival.  We will be back in action at our regularly scheduled ti John Y. May 17, 2012 3:38 PM
Re: [drumcircle-261] Beltane Festival: Journey to Avalon (May 12 Chicago) - The workshops start at about 1pm; still scheduling a few presenters so I'll have the final schedule in a few days. The potluck will start about 5:30 or 6pm, and the ritual will begin at 7:30. I expect the evening ritual to fin Shauna Aura K. Apr 28, 2012 7:24 AM
Re: [drumcircle-261] Beltane Festival: Journey to Avalon (May 12 Chicago) - I'm so there! What time does it start? When does the potluck etc etc? On Apr 28,[masked]:49 AM, "Shauna Aura" < [address removed] > wrote: Sabrina Apr 28, 2012 7:14 AM
Beltane Festival: Journey to Avalon (May 12 Chicago) - Drummers! Saturday May 12th will be Ringing Anvil's Beltane festival and open ritual. I'd love to host an open drum circle and chanting circle after the ritual, and drummers and other instrumentalists and musicians during the r Shauna Aura K. Apr 28, 2012 6:49 AM
Re: [drumcircle-261] Hopefully, See Ya at the Circle Tomorrow - Sabrina, yes there are some extra drums, and lots of other percussion toys. It's a great circle. ramona --- On Fri, 3/16/12, Sabrina &l Ramona W. Mar 16, 2012 7:47 AM
Re: [drumcircle-261] Hopefully, See Ya at the Circle Tomorrow - Preview not available Sabrina Mar 15, 2012 9:49 PM
RE: [drumcircle-261] Hopefully, See Ya at the Circle Tomorrow - Preview not available Michael W. Mar 15, 2012 2:59 PM
Hopefully, See Ya at the Circle Tomorrow - Preview not available Bob H. Mar 15, 2012 2:55 PM
Re: [drumcircle-261] Email Hacked - Preview not available Bob H. Feb 10, 2012 9:49 AM
RE: [drumcircle-261] Email Hacked - Preview not available Michael W. Feb 10, 2012 9:28 AM
Email Hacked - Bob H. Feb 10, 2012 9:15 AM
Re: [drumcircle-261] Tonights drum circle, New Location- bring food for the food drive not money! - Im a newbe and was hoping to join the circle. I was wondering what time it started? Sent from cyberia On Dec 16, 2011, at 9:59 AM, John Yost < drum Vicki P. Dec 16, 2011 11:46 AM
Tonights drum circle, New Location- bring food for the food drive not money! - Hello Rhythmatists, Tonight is the first night at our new location and I'm so exited! I'm so happy we are bringing the music to Mozart! Mozart Park is located at the NW corner of Armitage and A John Y. Dec 16, 2011 9:59 AM
Meetup details changed: The Chicago Drum Circle Meetup Group Monthly Meetup - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/drumcirc­le-261/events/41118482/ When : Friday, December 16,[masked] John Y. Nov 22, 2011 12:35 PM
Oct. 22 & 23 Passing through Shadow, Samhain festival, Chicago IL - Greetings all, Shauna Aura K. Oct 21, 2011 3:27 AM
Meetup Cancelled: The Chicago Drum Circle Meetup Group Monthly Meetup - Hello Drum Friendly People, Unfortunately, The Chicago Drum Circle Meetup Group Monthly Meetup, scheduled to occur on Friday, October 21,[masked]:30 PM has been cancelled. I have a corporate drum circle in Orlando that I have been John Y. Oct 15, 2011 12:03 PM
Percussion Workshop this Friday with Dudu Fuentes of Rio's bloco Bangalafumenga - Hello, drummers!   If you're interested in participating, please e-mail  [address removed] .   Master percussion Silvia Sep 26, 2011 3:55 PM
Emails from Mona - Hi Everyone, Please do not open any attachments from someone named mona who's computer may be sending out viruses. It's a great idea to never open any attachments from anyone unless you are expecting them t John Y. Sep 19, 2011 7:38 PM
Re: [drumcircle-261] RE: [drumcircle-261] - Andy Sep 18, 2011 7:03 PM
Re: [drumcircle-261] RE: [drumcircle-261] - Clearly she has been hacked... Just delete the emails. Sent from my Verizon Wireless Phone ----- Reply message ----- From: "Michael Wisniewski" <[address removed]> Date: Sun, Sep 18,[masked]:08 pm Subject: [dr Kristin V. Sep 18, 2011 4:22 PM

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