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Dallas/Ft Worth Area Drum and Dance Classes and Events

DALLAS: Psychedelic Drum Jam
Wednesdays
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
(This event repeats every week.)
Location: 5625 (Yale) SMU Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75206

Notes:
Dallas' Psychedelic Drum Jam, now in its 18th year is one of the best free-spirited drum jams in North Texas. Drums, dance, fire dancers and more! Sponsored by Drums Not Guns!

Across the Street Bar
5625 SMU (Yale) Blvd.
Dallas, Texas
http://www.acrossthestreetbar.com

Every THIRD Wednesday is Rainbow Potluck

DALLAS: Open Drum Class with Michael Kenny

Open drum class with Michael Kenny 7:30-9pm every Wed, prior to jam, only $10. Drums available to borrow or buy.

Study traditional West African, some Middle Eastern rhythms, universal rhythmic principles, technique, improvisation.

There will be enough information presented in such a way as to accomodate beginners and challenge more advanced players. Come and check it out.

Learn rhythmic figures that can be applied to many different rhythmic situations.
A variety of drums and percussion instruments will be available.

Contact: musictherapy4u@yahoo.com

Across the Street Bar
5625 SMU (Yale) Blvd.
Dallas, Texas
http://www.acrossthestreetbar.com

DALLAS: West African DRUM Class W/ Moussa Diabate
Sundays
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
(This event repeats every week.)
United Dance Academy - 6333 E. Mockingbird Ln # 270
Dallas, TX 75214
Phone: 214-943-8262

Notes:
Participants will learn basic West African drumming techniques and rhythmic patterns on the Djembe and Djun Djun.
Students will also learn the history of various dance, ceremonies, and rhythms learned.

Beginners are welcome.
We have a fun class. Come join us!!

Bring your Djembes, Ashikos and Djun Djun.
Some drums are available and for sale as well as drum repair.

Class are $10
Children under the age of 10 is $5

Hope to see you there.

If you have any questions
please contact Moussa at omdiabate@msn.com

http://www.moussadiabate.com/

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DALLAS: West African DANCE classes W/Moussa Diabate
Tuesdays
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
(This event repeats every week.)
Location: West African DANCE classes W/Moussa Diabate at United Dance Academy
United Dance Academy - 6333 E. Mockingbird Ln # 270
Dallas, TX 75214
Phone: 214-515-0195

Notes:
Participants will learn basic West African dance. Students will also learn the history of various dance ceremonies and rhythms.

Beginners are welcome. These classes are fun, come and join us!

At United Dance Academy on Mockingbird -
From 7:30-9:00 PM on Tuesday evenings.

$15 per class or you can pay by the month for a cheaper rate.

If you have any questions
please contact Moussa at omdiabate@msn.com

http://www.moussadiabate.com/

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MCKINNEY TX: Drums Not Guns -Saturday Weekly Drum Class
Saturdays 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
(This event repeats every week.)
Location: 1201 E. Louisiana St., McKinney, TX 75069
McKinney, TX 75069
Phone: for Info Contact Randy Harp at 214-641-0782

Notes:
This weekly workshop is designed to provide beginners and intermediate drummers the opportunity to learn some of the basic rhythms and solo techniques learned from West African traditions. We play djembes and dunduns and our goal is to have fun learning together and developing a performance repertoire.

Ages 8 and up. Everyone is welcome. Plenty of drums available.

Register at City of McKinney Recreation Department or come 10 minutes early to register. $5.00 Rec. Center Fee

Sponsored by Drums Not Guns and funded in part by the City of McKinney Arts Commission

 

DALLAS: African Dance Activities in NEW LOCATIONS AND NEW ACTIVITIES hosted by members of Bandan Koro!!!

SATURDAY Classes

Sammons Center for the Arts | 3630 Harry Hines Boulevard | Dallas TX
For recorded driving directions: (214) 520-7788

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TUESDAY Classes

Juanita Craft Recreational Center | 4500 Spring Ave | Dallas TX | (214) 670-8391

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YOUTH Classes at a NEW location start in one more week!
Adults are welcome to attend!

What: YOUTH and Community African Dance Class
When: starts Saturday, November 20

Additional youth class details forthcoming! All levels welcome!
We are excited!

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Call 832-689-9969 or email tonybrowne@hotmail.com for questions.

www.bandankoro.com

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DALLAS: Rainbow Jah Day

Sundays (Weather permitting)
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
This event repeats every month on the first Sunday.

Bath House Cultural Center - White Rock Lake - Outside
521 E Lawtrher Drive
Dallas, TX 75218

Notes: Rainbow Jah Day celebrates the life of Rainbow Sister Jahdene Blount who was the community focalizer and who was murdered September 24, 1994

Bring chairs, drums, yummies to share

 

 

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GARLAND: Drum Jam / Social at Sacred Journey Fellowship

Fridays
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
This event repeats every month on the first Friday.
Sacred Journey Fellowship, 1215 Main, Garland TX

Hosted by Sacred Journey Fellowship
Held every 1st 3rd Friday
Doors open at 7:30 p. m.
Drumming starts at around 8 p.m.
Bring your drum (or other musical instrument) and join us. If you don't have anything, there should be extra, or you can just come and listen or dance.
If you need more info, contact Kellie Lander (president@...)

Sacred Journey Fellowship:
An Earth-Centered Unitarian Universalist Congregation
1215 Main Street
Garland, Texas 75040
972-334-7327
www.sacredjourneyfellowship.org

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ARLINGTON: Drum Jam
Saturdays
9:00 pm - 2:00 am

Location: Love & Reason Center
Street: 1296 W Arkansas Ln.
City State Zip: Arlington, TX 76013

Notes:
Bring your drums and come drum or dance the night away! BYOB, snacks or munchies to share! Kid Friendly!

Cover Charge: $4.00

The Love and Reason center is next door to the Good luck store off Arkansas! Located between Davis and Fielder next to Medlin Dr.

Join the Deep Woods Apothecary page, http://www.facebook.com/pages/Deep-Woods-Apothecary/141360192566254, to find out when the next event is.

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