(Events updated on March 7, 2017)

Did you know that drumming is mmm, mmm…good for you?? Connect with community, release stress, find your groove, and play like no one’s watching!! 

Sunday January 8, 2017 – “2nd Sundays” East Bay Drummm Circle @ 2 – 3:15 p.m., Ashkenaz, 1317 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley. Join DRUMMM founder Jeni Swerdlow, MA-ATR and friends in a joyful celebration of rhythm! Adults $10-15/Kids $5-10 – Sliding scale at the door . Add $5 if you need to borrow a drum to play.

Sunday January 22, 29 & February 5, 2017 – Universal Drumming Class with Jeni Swerdlow – 3-Session “Mini-Series” @ 1:15 – 2:45 p.m., BrasArte, 1901 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley.  Get ready for a rhythm tune-up! Drummers & the drum-curious are invited to come together through universal rhythms & global grooves. Open to all levels & styles, you’ll learn how to make your drum sing & your spirit soar! $85 for all 3 sessions. Space is limited.

Saturday January 28, 2017 – Vallejo Family Drummm Circle @ 3:00 – 4:00 p.m., Artiszen, 337 Georgia St, Vallejo. You asked for it, you got it! This popular, upbeat drum circle is for kids of all ages and their grown-ups. Kids must be accompanied by a participating/supervising adult. Advance: $25 for a family of up to 3. Door: $30 for a family of up to 3 (space permitting). Additional members: $5 child/$10 adult. Bring your own drum or play one of ours at no extra charge.

Sunday February 12, 2017 –
“2nd Sundays” East Bay Drummm Circle – The LOVE Edition @ 2 – 3:15 p.m., Ashkenaz, 1317 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley. Please note that we’ll be in the BACK STUDIO this month. Join DRUMMM founder Jeni Swerdlow, MA-ATR and friends in a joyful celebration of rhythm! Sliding scale at the door – Adults $10-15/Kids $5-10. Add $5 if you need to borrow a drum to play. Kids must be accompanied by a participating/supervising adult.

 


Friday-Sunday February 24-26, 2017 – Jeni Swerdlow presents “Connecting the Dots & Beats: Utilizing art-making to enhance the drumming experience”
@ “The Power of Rhythm” – 12th Annual Drum Circle Facilitators Guild Conference, Myrtle Beach, SC.

Sunday March 5, 19, 26, April 2, 2017 – Universal Drumming, 4-part series @ 12-1:30pm, Gamelan Sekar Jaya Studio, 3023 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA. Are you ready to hit something? Join the club! Drummers & the drum-curious are invited to come together through universal rhythms & global grooves. Open to all levels & styles, you’ll learn how to make your drum sing & your spirit soar! Bring a djembe (or similar hand drum) if you have one. Drums are available for use during class for an additional fee. Cost for the series is $99 before 2/26, $110 after 2/26. REGISTER NOW!

Sunday March 12, 2017 –  “2nd Sundays” East Bay Drummm Circle – Women’s History Month Celebration @ 2 – 3:15 p.m., Ashkenaz, 1317 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley. Join DRUMMM founder Jeni Swerdlow, MA-ATR and friends in a joyful celebration of rhythm! Sliding scale at the door – Adults $10-15/Kids $5-10. Add $5 if you need to borrow a drum to play.

Saturday March 18, 2017 – Up Bay Community Drummm Circle @ 3 – 4pm, Artiszen Cultural Arts Center, 337 Georgia St, Vallejo, CA. Don’t let the weight of the world hang on your shoulders – let it go all over a drum. Don’t worry, it can take it! You’ll be happy you did. Sliding scale at the door – Adults $10-15/Kids $5-10. Add $5 if you need to borrow a drum to play. Kids must be accompanied by a participating/supervising adult.

Friday March 31, 2017 – Vacaville Spring Renewal Drummm Circle @ 7 – 9pm, The Rising Lotus Yoga Studio, 501 E. Monte Vista Ave, Vacaville, CA. Spring marks a time of new growth, a time to find balance and renewal after the darkness of winter. Join with community and DRUM YOURSELF FREE! If you have a heartbeat then you have rhythm, and facilitator Jeni Swerdlow will lead us in a celebration of life through our own unique rhythms! Have fun finding and expressing yourself in a safe, playful environment. You will leave feeling refreshed, connected and energized. Open to all levels and styles of drumming. No prior musical experience is necessary to participate fully. Beginners are especially encouraged. Drums will be provided, or you may bring your own. $25 in advance, $30 at the door (space permitted). REGISTER NOW! 

Saturday April 8, 2017 – Up Bay Community Drummm Circle @ 3 – 4pm, Artiszen Cultural Arts Center, 337 Georgia St, Vallejo, CA. Find your groove – Play like no one’s watching! Sliding scale at the door – Adults $10-15/Kids $5-10. Add $5 if you need to borrow a drum to play. Kids must be accompanied by a participating/supervising adult.

Sunday April 9, 2017 –  “2nd Sundays” East Bay Drummm Circle” @ 2 – 3:15 p.m., Ashkenaz, 1317 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley. Join DRUMMM founder Jeni Swerdlow, MA-ATR and friends in a joyful celebration of rhythm! Sliding scale at the door – Adults $10-15/Kids $5-10. Add $5 if you need to borrow a drum to play.

Saturday April 15 – TWO South Bay (Los Gatos) Events: Universal Drumming Playshop @ 2 – 4pm -AND Community Drummm Circle @ 4:30 – 5:30pm. BOTH events located at Los Gatos United Methodist Church, 111 Church St., Los Gatos, CA 95030. ***Jeni Swerdlow will also be available for private, semi-private and small group drumming sessions on 4/15 and 4/16.*** Contact: Toni Kent – 408-771-6077 or toni@losgatosfarms.com. More Info/Register HERE!

 

Sunday April 30, 2017 – South Bay (Campbell) Universal Drumming Playshop @ 1 – 3pm, 595 Millich Drive, Suite 102, Campbell, CA 95008 (enter through the front, awning says Garden Court Plaza). Are you ready to hit something? Join the club! Drummers & the drum-curious are invited to come together through universal rhythms & global grooves. Open to all levels & styles, you’ll learn how to make your drum sing & your spirit soar! $30 in advance/$35 at the door. Bring a drum or borrow one for $5. More Info/Register HERE! 


Sunday May 7, 2017 – 7th Annual Closing Drummm Circle Celebration @ Women’s Weekend Getaway, 11:30am – 12:30pm,
YMCA Camp Jones Gulch, La Honda, CA. Women’s let’s unite through the beat of our drums and hearts! Instruments will be provided. Cost is free for Getaway participants.

Sunday May 14, 2017 –  “2nd Sundays” East Bay Drummm Circle” & MOM’S DAY CELEBRATION! @ 2 – 3:15 p.m., Ashkenaz, 1317 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley – WE WILL BE IN THE BACK STUDIO THIS MONTH. Join DRUMMM founder Jeni Swerdlow, MA-ATR and friends in a joyful celebration of rhythm! In honor of MOTHER’S DAY, all moms get $5 off admission. Beat for the moms! Sliding scale at the door – Adults $10-15/Kids $5-10. Add $5 if you need to borrow a drum to play.

Saturday May 20, 2017 – Up Bay Community Drummm Circle @ 3 – 4pm, Artiszen Cultural Arts Center, 337 Georgia St, Vallejo, CA. Beat stress & connect with community! Sliding scale at the door – Adults $10-15/Kids $5-10. Add $5 if you need to borrow a drum to play. Kids must be accompanied by a participating/supervising adult.

Sunday May 21, 2017 – DRUMMM “OneBEAT” Community Rhythm Celebration @ San Carlos Hometown Days, 10:45 – 11:15am, 11:30am – 12pmBurton Park, San Carlos CA, 94070. FREE, all-ages, family-friendly, up-beat, rhythm-play! Instruments will be provided.


Thanks for checking in with us! Come back again soon – new events are being added all the time.

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Contact DRUMMM’s founder, director & lead rhythm facilitator Jeni Swerdlow at jeni@drummm.com or 510.316.2850 for more info.

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Be patient with your drum, the night is long.” – Zimbabwean proverb