28th Oct 2014

Austin TX Community Drum Circle with Kenya Masala

X8 DRUMS, SWAN PERCUSSION, RATTLETREE SCHOOL OF MARIMBA and VORTEX Repertory Company invite you to the "Austin Community Drum Circle."

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 Interactive Drumming, VORTEX Repertory Company, Swan Percussion and Rattletree School of Marimba proudly invite you to the "Austin Community Drum Circle."

Facilitated by Kenya Masala. Kenya is a nationally-recognized X8 Drums endorsed drum circle facilitator and team building consultant. As director of X8 Interactive Drumming, Kenya's high energy interactive performances and programs have inspired audiences coast to coast.


Spend some time feeling the rhythm and invest yourself in the interactive experience of an evening drum circle in Austin, TX. Coordinated by the staff members of Austin's own hand drum shop X8 Drums & Percussion and facilitated by 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 djembe and cajon 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 X8 Drums 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, X8Drums.com provides online support for hand drumming enthusiasts.

X8 Interactive Drumming brings the power of rhythm to corporate team building initiatives, school programs and community events.

VORTEX Repertory Company was incorporated in 1988 to create innovative productions of original work. 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.

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.

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, October 30th, 2013

Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: VORTEX Repertory Company

Street: 2307 Manor Road

City/Town: Austin, Texas 78722

Cost: FREE