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Paralounge Drum Gathering

10/12/2012, 10/13/2012, 10/14/2012

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Camp Kiwanis
Official FestivalVenue Website Official Website
Phone: 386-776-2959
19300 SE 3rd Street
Live Oak, FL 34488
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You will want to bring the entire family to this unique event. October 12-14, 2012 at the Camp Kiwanis facility in Silver Springs Florida you can experience a weekend of drum circle excitement!
This October we are honored to bring you a full schedule of fun and educational workshops and performances. Spend your weekend with hundreds of drum circle enthusiast. Learn about culture and traditions through drum & dance from around the world. Experience a village atmosphere where families can enjoy activities that promote self empowerment through music.

You can look forward to these amazing percussion ensemble performances:
Orlando Sanchez presents; The World Beat’niks, an ensemble of professional percussion artist that perform with percussion instruments from around the world.
Tampa Taiko will perform traditional and non-traditional Japanese Taiko drumming. Ron Collins and Julius Mendoza deliver the mighty rhythms with power and precision!
Tuatha Dea is traveling from Gatlinburg Tennessee to perform a blend of “Modern Tribal Celtic Music”. Tuatha Dea can be translated as “Children of the Gods”.
Didges Christ SuperDrum is a non-traditional ensemble that blends the Australian Didgeridoo and World Percussion with modern technology. Didges Christ SuperDrum is a fun and haunting experience!

You have the opportunity to enjoy these workshops with the entire family! Many of the workshops are taught on all levels of play and technique and encourage the families to participate. The instructors come from all over the world and teach professionally. You can look forward to participating in workshops presented by these instructors:

Russell Buddy Helm from Santa Monica California presents:
Healing Drum Rhythms
Importance of the Down Beat

Jana Broder “Drum Magic” from Tampa Florida presents:
Facilitated Drum Circle
Drum Circle Facilitators Meeting
Kids Drum & Dance

Martin “GreyWolf” from Orlando Florida presents:
KUKU rhythm with Dununba accompaniment
Moroccan AISSAWA SUFI Rhythms
Gong Flow

Orlando Sanchez from Puerto Rico presents:
How to play the Congo drum

Jeremy Lembo from St. Petersburg presents:
How to play the Australian Didgeridoo

Ray Wood presents:
How to play the Native American style flute

Bonnie Brown from Orlando Florida presents:
Hoolah Hoop for the spirit

Sandy Palmer from Seymore Tennessee presents:
Morning Yoga

Clinton Tipton from Live Oak Florida presents:
Rhythm Church
This is an entire weekend of drum circle excitement! Camp with hundreds of drum circle enthusiast.
Browse the extensive collection of vendors that carry exotic percussion instruments from around the world.
Shorty Palmer, from www.goatskins.com, will be there with a huge selection of drums and percussion. He also offers drum repair and drum repair supplies!
Ray Wood will be available with his www.islandflutes.com collection of Native American style flutes.
Jeremy Lembo will have the www.thedragonflysden.com collection of hand crafted didgeridoos.
And much more vendors of fine instruments and drum circle related items will be listed on the website.
Wolverine Concessions delivers amazing food from the kitchen! You can enjoy great tasting food served and prepared by professionals. Everyone was excited by the great service and tasty food they received at the last event. The menu for the upcoming event will be posted on the website closer to the event date.

Visit www.paralounge.net for the admission prices and details for this event. You can look through the image gallery and browse the many videos to see what you can expect. Set your calendar for October 12-14, 2012! It’s a great time of year to be in Silver Springs Florida. The Camp Kiwanis facility is located next to the 190 acre lake known as Mill Dam Lake. It’s beautiful!
Be sure to check out it’s the Drum Circle you do not want to miss!


  • * The World Beat'niks
  • * Tampa Taiko
  • * Didges Christ SuperDrum
  • * Tuatha Dea