UJAMMA – KDC’s Community Drum Circle Oct. 27th, Nov. 24th, and Dec 15th 2017

UJAMMMA – K.D.C.’s monthly Community Drum Circle, 6 – 7:30 pm

OCt. 27th, Nov. 24th and Dec 15th 2017

This early evening drum time is to share the beauty and passion that comes with a drum gathering; drum skills, creativity, connection, community, games, songs, percussion exploration, and FUN! Bring your drum, bring your didgeridoo and percussion toys. Drums can also be reserved. Register early – the Max # is 35 participants. Please share.
The rhythms are for all levels, newbies start with basic root rhythms and hot shots go on top with more complex rhythms. Kids get to shake and dance and tap on the smaller drums.
It’s for all ages as everyone needs music. No experience is needed. Parents must supervise their children. Percussion toys, shakers are available.
No jewely on your hands please or wrists and only hands are on the drums – not sticks.

REGISTRATION PROCEDURE: Press going on the event, then comment in the discussion posts re your intention and details; who and how many drums you need. A djembe will be reserved for you if you press going on the event and confirm your attendance.
Check in at the front table, pay your circle fee, find your chair and drum and you are all set. At closing time please put your drums back in their drum bags. Thank you.

LOCATION: Room 204 in Lansdowne Village, Kamloops BC, by Booster Juice to the right of the grocery store.
Fee is $5 a person and $10 a family, kidlets under 12 are free.
Donations are accepted for drum use. Thank you.

Your comment info tells me who is attending, how many drums and what size of drum is needed. If you can’t make it, please message me so I can reassign the drum. Thank you.

Please share, like and follow the Kamloops Drum Connection Facebook page. Then check events and put the dates on your calendar and come on out to what you have time for. C u soon!.

Gather your buddies and come on out for winter drum time!

KDC Beatniks Drum Circle – Adults only. Oct. 30th, Nov. 6th, 27th & Dec. 4th,18th

Small group time – KDC Beatniks Drum Circle – Adults only.

Oct. 30th & Nov. 6th, 27th & Dec. 4th,18th

Fee is $5, A couple of Monday evenings a month from 6:30-8:30 pm.
This gathering is a percussion and rhythm time for those wanting to groove, jam, and connect with music. Newbies and experienced drummers and percusionists all fit it. The rhythms layer with a base root rhythm starting out and the hot shot rhythms go on top. The group is very supportive; loves sharing, creating new rhythms, and playing with sound. You’ll create, groove, and learn.
Tea Time is at 8 pm.
There’ll be a drum and chair ready for you once you say you’ll be attending. Phone for the venue. 250 318 0963
The drum is calling you!
Don’t forget other community drum times are on KDC Events. We have 6 more drum times this year.
UJAMMA – community drum circles in Room 204 Lansdowne Village Nov. 24th and Dec. 15th

KDC Beatniks Drum Circle – adults only Sept 25th 6:30 pm

Monday, Sept 25th, 6:30 – 8:30 pm  $5  Contact Raven for the Venue

Please message K.D.C. for the venue on the Facebook page or Contact: 250 318 0963   djembedjango@hotmail.com

Come and drum with us! This bi monthly KDC Beatniks drum circle is an easy going jam time for anyone interested in connecting with rhythm. No experience needed. We have seasoned drummers and newbies all mixed together. It’s a supportive fun group. Drums and chairs provided. $5 fee. Tea time is 8 pm.
Goal: Share the passion for the drum. Give an opportunity for mindfulness, time for you, and wellness.
Agenda: intention setting, jam time, drum skills if wanted, sharing of rhythms, fun!


Oct 1st 2017 – BC Culture Days – Free Djembe Workshop 1-3 pm ,16 yrs and older

Learn how to drum – Drum Circle Ready Workshop! Culture Days and Wellness and FUN with the Drum. Check out this Free Oct. 1st 1 – 3 pm workshop in Kamloops – Lansdowne Village Room 204. Registration is needed so a djembe can be reserved for you. 😎

BC Culture Days are right around the corner and Kamloops Drum Connection is celebrating with a free djembe workshop. (for 16 yrs of age and older)

FREE workshop. Oct. 1st Free Workshop Registration – Event Invite

Learn how to play the djembe, learn rhythms, and become drum circle ready! See Events on Kamloops Drum Connection Facebook. Registration is needed. Thank you! The drum is calling you! Relax, connect, and have fun!

DRUM FUN Community Workshop Oct 18th 1:30 – you must register with KALS

KALS = Kamloops Adult Learners. They are hosting the Drum Course that the Kamloops Drum Connection is sponsoring. You must register with KALS as it is their course.

Drum Fun with Raven! $10.00 Be part of a music community! No experience needed. In this music session, participants will experience drum circle fun and will receive instruction on how to hand drum on a djembe. The opportunity to play with music and have a jammin’ good time is the goal for the afternoon. Drumming is a setting for self-expression, growth, and celebration. Drumming is good for the mind, body, and community. Come and django with us!

Instructor: Raven Ritcey Min. 8 Max. 15 Dates: Monday, 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm, October 16th, 2017 Location: North Shore Community Centre, Games Room

Kamloops Adult Learners Website for Registration and Contact Info


Sun Peaks Family Events 2017

Sun Peaks Family Events – Free Interactive Drum Circles by Kamloops Drum Connection on July 27th, Aug. 3rd, and Aug. 10th from 3 – 5 pm at the Clock Tower.

Alpine Festival July 29th 10 – noon Another Drum Time with K.D.C.!

Come on up and learn how to drum and get jammin with community! Thank you to Sun Peaks Events for hosting this community time.

See Kamloops Drum Connection on Facebook for Event Details! Drum on!

July 14th Free Downtown Drum Circle

WE had one on July 6th and the next one is July 14th !!!  There’s a drum opportunity in downtown Kamloops. We’d love to have you drop by and put your beat in the street. 2 hours of community time. WOWZA! 5:30 – 7:30 . Shady side of the street by CIBC on third and Victoria. We hope to have fans there is there’s electricity with with the Kamloops Street team. Please see Events on Kamloops Drum Connection Facebook for full details for July 14th. Please press on the link below.

July 14th Free Downtown Drum Circle

2017 – Canada Day 150 Drumming- Free Drum Circle- United Beats!

July 1st in Riverside Park, Kamloops BC  11 am – 12:10 pm

Free Drum Circle to celebrate Canada 150! #canada150drumming;
Join “Kamloops Drum Connection” in opening the stage time for the Kamloops Arts’ Council’s Canada 150 Celebrations.
This is a fun informal circle, we are drumming up a hum about the KAC’s festivities and presenting united beats on a Canada 150 theme.
No experience is needed. This is a facilitated circle time.
Come on out to be part of KAC’s celebrations and to unite a nation in multicultural drumming. https://www.canada150drumming.com/

DETAILS: July 1st in Riverside Park between the Sandman Centre and the playground. Go to the front of the “Grass Stage” area in front of Booth #40 belonging to the Kamloops Arts’ Council.
TIME: 11 a.m. until 12:10.
JOIN IN: 12 chairs and 12 drums and then duns and cajons will be set up in a circle along with many hand held percussion instruments. There’ll be room for dancing in the middle. All ages are welcome.

You are welcome to bring your own drum chair and drum.
Festive wear in the Canadian theme is welcome.

I’m so excited about this group pulse celebrating Canada 150 and for KDC’s new groove called “United Drum Canada 150”. The beats will be fantastic!
Please let me know if you can help drum in the celebration for the opening of KAC’s main stage; Aboriginal performers, speakers, and entertainers and to join in the Canada Wide Drum Movement. See more details in the comments on the Kamloops Drum Connection Facebook Event Invite.
Many thanks!

Raven – 250 318 0963, djembedjango@hotmail.com