"BEAT THE DRUM" with special guest Sunny Ortiz (of Widespread Panic)
Directed by Dr. Arvin Scott
At the Melting Point, Athens, GA, August 16
Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Show time 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Admission $6.00 advance, $8.00 at the door
All ages are encouraged to attend
Beat The Drum is an interactive community drumming show in which the audience is encouraged to drum along side Sunny Ortiz and Dr. Arvin Scott. Dr. Scott provides door prizes from Latin Percussion, Sabian Cymbals, and Vic Firth Percussion and his own collection. All proceeds after expenses benefit
Drumming For Success youth program.
Dr. Arvin Scott
Drumming for Success was founded by Dr. Arvin Scott in 1997. It is a community-based program for youth ages 3-16 in Athens, Georgia and the surrounding area. It provides free percussion classes and hand drums for all the kids while encouraging academic achievement, character building, and creativity through personal goal accomplishment and group cooperation.
The program has been recognized in the year 2000 by earning two community awards
The Best Supporter of Athens Music Scene given by the Flagpole Athens Music Awards
Beneficiary of the 22nd Annual Human Rights Festival.