CALENDAR OF EVENTS
LIKE my business on Facebook at The Village Drum, LLC and receive postings of events as well.
AND, if you'd like to find out more about many Drum & Dance events in NH/MASS in general,
you can join our local yahoo group: SouthernNHDrumCouncil@yahoogroups.com where many different teachers post their events.
Email me as moderator, for an invitation to join this group. There is also a facebook page for the SouthernNHDrumCouncil.
A great way to stay in touch with great local drum & dance events. Email Julie - firstname.lastname@example.org
EVENTS of 2017
January 2. Community Drum Circle for the Tilton School Faculty, Tilton, NH.
January 11. Provided music for Cataleya's Restaurant with Kathy Lowe & Rob Freitas, New London, NH.
January 21. Community Drum Circle for the NH Women's Rally, State House Lawn, Concord, NH.
January 21. Performance with Kathy Lowe, NH Women's Rally, State House Lawn, Concord, NH.
February 7. "BeatFest" School Residency at the Orwell Village School, Orwell, VT.
February 15. Intro to Drumming Class at Namaste Yoga, Newport Ballroom, Newport, NH.
February 24. Winter Shakedown Drum N' Dance Fest, Namaste Yoga, Newport Ballroom, Newport, NH.
March 2. Family drum workshop for homeschool group, W. Unity, NH
March 4. Drumming accompaniment for Petreflection Play with Kathy Lowe & Company, New London, NH.
March 15 & 22. Women's Drumming Workshop, Antrim, NH.
March 23. Family drum workshop with Kathy Lowe at homeschool group, W. Unity, NH.
April 4. BeatFest! Community Drum Circle with Kathy Lowe at Orwell Village School, Orwell, VT
April 5. BeatFest! School Residency at the Benson Village School, Benson, VT.
May 10. How to Play the Djembe Drum, workshop facilitated by Julie Corey at Newport Ballroom, Newport, NH.
See the Facebook event for more info and how to register: www.facebook.com/events/1885267288364717/
May 12. BeatFest! Event facilitated by Julie Corey & Kathy Lowe at the Waysmeet Center, UNH, Durham, NH. 6:30pm.
May 13. Community Drum Circle at 11am at Mother Lover Spring Gathering, Unity, NH.
See the Facebook event for more info. www.facebook.com/events/386600841698341/
June 9 Drumming at the Gazebo, Newport Farmer's Market 6pm to 7pm
June 28 Community Drum Circle at Elliot Hospital for Cancer Survivor's 5:30pm to 7pm
July 7 BeatFest! with Kathy Lowe and Julie Corey at the Main St. Warner Stage at MainStreet BookEnds.
July 21 Community Drum Circle on the Newport Gazebo after the Farmer's Market, 6pm. Free to all!
July 28 Drumming with Kathy Lowe at the Tye Dye workshop, Library Arts Center, Newport, NH 5pm. Free to all!
August 9 Drumming accompaniment at the Sunapee Craftman's Fair with Kathy Lowe & Kent Allen, 11am & 1pm
August 26 to 31 Drumming instruction and circles at Women Soul Retreat, Rowe Conference Center, Rowe, MA. rowecenter.org/wp/woman-soul/
September 13 Community Drum Circle at Christ Church, Lowell, MA 6:30pm to 7:30pm. Contact Julie directly for more details.
September 17 Mother Drum at Celebration of Life gathering, Concord, NH *private event
September 22 Music & Drumming Circle and Parade with Kathy Lowe at the BIG E Fair, at the NH Hall, Springfield, MA.
September 27 Drumming Circle at Wheelock Assisted Living with Kathy Lowe, Hanover, NH. *private event.
September 30 Kid's Zumba training, Essex, Vermont. Yes, we are adding Zumba to our drum circles and school assemblies...stay tuned!!!
November 10-12 Community Drum Circle at the Rhythm Rave event, Wakefield, MA. Register at www.rhythmrave.com
EVENTS of 2016
April 25. Havenwood Heritage Heights, Concord, NH.
May 1. Kearsarge Indian Museum, Warner, NH.
May 18, Wheelock Terrace, Lebanon, NH.
May 23. Havenwood Heritage Heights, Concord, NH.
June 4. New Moon Festival, RTH Wellness, Weare, NH.
June 18. June Jam, Musterfield Farm, Sutton, NH.
June 22. Drum Circle at Empire Beauty School, Laconia, NH.
June 27. Havenwood Heritage Heights, Concord, NH.
July 13. Quest Program, Jaffrey, NH.
July 20. Quest Program, Jaffrey, NH.
July 19. Beatfest with Kathy Lowe, Warner Bookstore, Warner, NH.
July 24. Drum Circle at Chrysalis Meditation Retreat, Stone Barn, Newbury, NH.
July 25. Havewood Heritage Heights, Concord, NH.
Sept 10. Hope for NH Concert with Kathy Lowe, Concord, NH.
Oct. 15-16. Million Women Drummer's Gathering Concert, New Paltz, NY.
Oct 22. Lauren Rainbow event, Stone Barn, Newbury, NH.
Oct. 29. Hope for NH Conference, Mother Drum Workshop, Concord Hospital, Concord, NH.
Nov. 1. Community Drum Circle for students of the Tilton School, Tilton, NH.
Nov. 5. Global Harvest Drum & Dance, RTH Wellness, Weare, NH.
Dec. 11. Wishing You Peace Concert with Kathy Lowe & Friends, New London, NH.
Dec. 14. Holiday Drumming with Kathy Lowe at Wheelock Terrace, Lebanon, NH.
Dec. 17 Women's Drum Circle for Recovery Staff, Concord, NH.
EVENTS OF 2015
January to May. Ongoing Drum Residency & Performance Arts with the children of Oxbow School, Ayer, MA.
March 22. Boy Scout Jamboree for Scouts & Families, Hudson, MA
April 1. Community Drum Circle with the Mother Drum, UNH Waysmeet Center
May 1. Celebrating May Day with Community Drumming, UNH Waysmeet Center
June 7. Drumming for Health, Fun & Community Building, YCD Holistic Center, Nashua, NH
July 14. Drum Jam at Bookends, Warner, NH with Kathy Lowe
July 17. Opening Drum Circle for Empire Beauty School, Laconia, NH.
November 12-19. Week long Artist in Residency with artist Kathy Lowe Bloch at New Boston Central School, New Boston, NH
November 28. Drumming for Kathy Lowe's "Petreflections" Play & Musical, Kearsarge Indian Museum, Warner, NH.
December 13. Drumming for "Wishing You Peace" Holiday Concert with Kathy Lowe & Friends, New London, NH.
EVENTS OF 2014
January 9, 2014. Drumming Workshop at NH Metaphysical, Derry, NH.
March Mondays, March 3 to April 10, 2014. School Drumming Residency for the children Oxbow Schoolhouse, Devens, MA
March 8, Drumming for Women for Women Coalition, Manchester YWCA, NH
May 2, Community Drum Circle at Waysmeet Center, UNH, Durham, NH
May 19-23, Week-long School Drumming Residency at Thornton's Ferry Elementary School, Merrimack, NH
June 17, Community Drum Circle at Camp Cody for staff, Wolfeboro, NH
June 20, Solstice Drum Circle with MAX in Derry, NH
June 28, Drum Circle for House Blessing, Kennebunkport, ME
August 17, Opening Drum Circle for Camp Angelfish, Moultonboro, NH
September 5, Community Drum Circle for Waysmeet Center, UNH, Durham, NH
September 18 to December 18, Drumming Residency on Thursdays for Children of Oxbow School, Devens, MA
September 20, Community Drum Circle for Falmouth Academy High School, Nature's Classroom, Hancock, NH
September 26, Morning Drum Circle for Empire Beauty School, Laconia, NH
October 16, Drumming for Graduation, Empire Beauty School, Holiday Inn, Concord, NH
December 20 - Musical accompaniment for Kathy Lowe's Holiday Concert, Sunapee, NH
EVENTS OF 2013
January 7th- 11th- Weeklong Artist in Residence program for the 4th Graders of Reed's Ferry School, Merrimack, NH.
January 29 - Drumming accompaniment for the Martin Luther King production at UNH, Durham, NH.
February 1 - "Walk in Beauty" Mother Drum circle for the students of the Waysmeet Center, UNH, Durham, NH.
February 15 - LIVE Drumming for "Enter the Jungle", Zumba class, Andover, MA.
February 21 - Community Drum Circle for high school students of the Trio Program, Nashua, NH.
April 22 - Earth Day Celebration Drum Circle at Longhaul Farm, Holderness, NH.
April 27 - Drumming in the Parade & Community Drum Circle at Muskataquid Earth Day Celebration, Concord, MA.
May 3 - Beltaine Drumming Circle/Celebration, UNH Waysmeet Center, Durham, NH.
May 11 - Mother Drum sharing for Mother's Day at Longhaul Farm, Holderness.
May 18 - Community Drum Circle prior to the Mickey Hart Concert at the Flying Monkey, Plymouth, NH! This circle was a NH Tribute to the music of Babatunde Olatunji, who used to open for Mickey Hart, and was one of our most beloved drum teachers.
June 1 Children's Drum Circle at the Mountain Mucker event, Mount Sunapee, Newbury, NH.
June 7-9 Instructional drumming workshops at Womyn's Drum Camp, Ontario, Canada. http://www.drumcamps.ca/
June 15 - Instructional Drum Circle at the Temple of Witchcraft's "Templefest" gathering, S. Hampton, NH.
June 23 - Summer Solstice Celebration with the Mother Drum at Longhaul Farm, Holderness, NH.
July 6 - Community Drum Circle in the bandstand at Sunapee Harbor, at 8pm just prior to the start of the fireworks.
July 20 - Our women's drum group, OLAIBO featured at the Dunbarton Coffeehouse, Dunbarton, NH.
August 25 and 26, Drum workshop at Rowe Conference Center, Women's Circle's event.
September 21 - Community Drum Circle for Falmouth Academy teens at Nature's Classroom, Hancock, NH.
October 12-14 Drumming workshop at Million Women Drummer's Gathering, NY with Olaibo drum sisters
October 20 - Children's drum circle at Mount Royal Academy festival
October 24 - Evening drumming with MAX crystal skull and friends in Derry, NH
November 1 - Drum circle at Night of Divination, Sunapee Lake Massage, Newbury, NH
November 11 - Drumming Workshop during Mediumship class at NH Metaphysical, Londonderry, NH.
December 1 - Drum accompaniment for Kathy Lowe's "Petreflections" play about Nature, Kearsarge Indian Museum, Warner, NH
December 20 - Musical accompaniment for Kathy Lowe's Holiday Concert, Sunapee, NH
EVENTS OF 2012
January - New Hampshire Community College, Community Education course, Instruction in Hand Drumming, Nashua, NH
February - Instructed at the International Drum Circle Facilitator's Guild Conference, Myrtle Beach, S. Carolina
March - Community Drum Circle for the children of the Learning Skills Academy, Stratham, NH
April - Children's Program for Passport Around the World event, Pease Air Force Base, Portsmouth, NH
May - LIVE Drumming for Zumbathon, Weare, NH
May - Drumming for Mom's on the Run road race, Dover, NH
June - MAX the Crystal Skull event, drum circle for evening program, Derry, NH
July - Summer learning program for children, Rivier College, Nashua, NH
***Children's drum circle for private adoption party, Weare, NH
***Community Drum Circles for children of the Asian Center, Lawrence, MA
August - Summer program for children of St. Paul's Church, Concord, NH
Sept - Community Drum Circle for private gathering, Littleton, NH
October - MAX the Crystal Skull event, drum circle for evening program, Derry, NH
November - Children's Drum Circle for Auburn Montessori School, Auburn, NH
December - Musical accompaniment for Kathy Lowe's Holiday Show, Sunapee, NH
EVENTS OF 2011
"Luck of the Djembe!" A Community Celebration of Drum, Dance & Feast!
Saturday, March 26
Awakening Grace Yoga Studio, 133 Main St., Epping, NH
Afternoon of African dance with Liz & Alhassane Fowler of Guinea
Followed by a Community Potluck Supper (bring a dish to share if you like)
"Community Drum Circle" facilitated by Carl Nickerson & Julie Corey
EAT, DRUM, LOVE!
A Collaborative, Community Celebration of Drum & Dance
held on Saturday, February 12th
at Awakening Grace Yoga Studio, Epping, NH
Featuring an Exploration of the West African Lovedance Rhythm
Drum instruction led by Carl Nickerson & Julie corey
Dance instruction led by Liz Fowler Camara
EVENTS OF 2010
New Year's Eve 2010 FireWalk
with Firewalk Facilitator, Karen Lacharite of Ancient Fire
ANUARY 23,"Community Drum Circle,"
Fundraiser for American Red Cross, Relief Fund for
Victims of Haiti earthquake
Concord Community Music School, Concord, N
led by Drum Elders, Mary Lamenzo and Laney Goodman
Taught Haitian rhythm "IBO" which honors a family of Ancestral spirits of Haiti, as well as, is a Liberation rhythm.
(Thank you to everyone who showed up for this event. There were at least 50 of us! And your gracious donations to the American Red Cross were very much appreciated and helpful to the people of Haiti."
Thursday, January 28
Ladies' Night Out Event, Hooksett Public Library, Hooksett, NH
Vending drums, percussion and cd's
Saturday, February 20
X-Tribe Drum & Dance Event,
Julie Corey, Janet Farnsworth, and Laney Goodman
Community Drum Circle, Dance & Live DJ Tribal Beat
Concord Community Music School,
Friday, February 26-Sunday, February 28, 2010
DCFG - Drum Circle Facilitator's Guild, Conference
Myrtle Beach, S. Carolina
I was attending, and presenting a workshop titled:
"Drumming for Empowerment via the Traditions of the Divine Feminine"
Sunday, April 25, 2010 from 7pm-Midnight
X-Tribe Drum & Dance Event,
Student Union Building, University of NH, Durham, NH
An amazing night of community drumming, dancing and
live DJ music by DJ Laney Goodman.
10th Annual "Take Back the Night" March & Candlelight Vigil
Thursday night - May 6, 2010 6pm-9pm
Manchester YWCA, Manchester, NH
Beltaine Festival, A Sacred Place, Canaan, NH
May 28-May 31.
Womens' Long Dance, Angel's Rest Retreat Center, Leyden, MA
May 21-23, 2010
1st NH Japanese Drumming (TAIKO) Festival!
*produced by The Village Drum
with Master Instructor, Elaine Fong
June 11-13, 2010
Drumming with MAX, Ancient Crystal Skull
June 18-20, 2010
at A Window of Light, Derry, NH.
COMMUNITY DRUM CIRCLE
Sunday, June 20, 2010 from 7:30pm-9:00pm
facilitated by Julie Corey, DCF
for the participants of
"Northfield 2010" Intentional Community Retreat
"Rhythms, Songs and Dances of the Mother Drum"
led by Julie Corey, Drum Circle Facilitator of the Village Drum
held at the 8th Chakra center, Dover, NH June 30th
JULY 11th, 2010 *11am-4pm
The Village Drum is proud to present.......
Bateria-style Escola de Samba Workshop
with Instructor, Alyx Lyons
of Sambatucada!, Burlington, VT
INTRODUCTION TO HAND DRUMMING WORKSHOP
Thursday, July 15, 2010
held at Wild Trillium Acres, Wentworth, NH
COMMUNITY DRUM CIRCLE at the Weare Farmer's Market, Weare, NH
facilitated by DCF, Julie Corey of The Village Drum
July 16, 2010
I'll be drumming for the evening ZUMBA CLASS!
6 to 7 pm
Pre-register $15 by Tues. July 13th if possible
$20 At the Door
Class held at: RTH Martial Arts & Wellness
JULY 18, *Ceremony begins at 8am, please be prompt!
A World Wide Celebration of Unity Consciousness as a Prelude to the end of the Mayan Calendar,
facilitated by Ceremonialists, Mary Lamenzo and Julie Corey
Local event to be held at NORTH BEACH, Hampton, NH
And later that same day......
MOTHER DRUM BLESSING & REBIRTHING OF THE LAND
held at the Mustard Seed Natural Living Center, OPEN HOUSE
Sunday July 18th from 5:15pm-6:30pm
SACRED WAVES OF RHYTHM AND WORLD DANCE PARTY
A Benefit for Gulf Relief
Saturday, July 24,
"BLESSING OF THE CELTIC STONE CIRCLE, LAND AND WATER OF AVALON
& WOMEN'S CEREMONIAL DRUMMING WORKSHOP AROUND THE FIRE"
with Ceremonialists Laney Goodman, Mary Lamenzo & Julie Corey
Avalon Center, Raymond, NH
Saturday, July 31,
6th ANNUAL EASTERN MASS RHYTHM FESTIVAL,
RIVER BEND FARM, UXBRIDGE, MA
Saturday, August 7
HOOKSETT FARMER'S MARKET
Wednesday, August 11, and September 22,
ONGOING DRUM CIRCLE, SANCTUARY CENTER, RAYMOND, NH
with Instructor, Julie Corey, DCF
Sunday, August 28, 2010
*Performing "Kuku" Rhythm with Kelli White's World Percussion Ensemble
11am church service
Saturday, September 10
Live Drumming by Julie Corey for Yoga Class at Awakening Grace Yoga Studio, "Open House"
Saturday, September 18,
"Mother Drum Rhythms, Songs & Dances," facilitated by Julie Corey, DCF
for the American Cancer Society's Breast Cancer Survivor's Retreat
Sunday, September 19,
Community Drum Circle for everyone
"International Day of Peace Celebration," held on the Raymond Town Common, Raymond, NH
Community Drum Circle, Hooksett Farmer's Market, Hooksett, NH
Ceremonial Drum Blessing of the Land, Water, Trees and Spiritsong Sanctuary
of Sandown, NH
October 1-3 Community Drum Circle B.J. Borry Breast Cancer Survivor's Retreat,
Angel's Rest, Leyden, MA
Friday evening, October 29, 2010
An Evening with MAX, The Crystal Skull
held at A Window of Light, Derry, NH
Saturday evening, October 30
X-Tribe World Party
Drumming & Dancing Event Extravaganza
at Arlington Center, MA
Facilitated by DJ Laney Julie Corey, DCF
"Honoring the Ancestors"
A Harvest Gathering for Women Drummers;
Drum Workshop and Sacred Fire Ceremony
to be held at Sanctuary, Raymond, NH
DRUM WORKSHOP 4-6PM facilitated by Julie Corey, DCF
We'll spend a few hours of time exploring some rhythms, drum circle activities, and songs that
we can then play at the evening's fire.
CEREMONIAL FIRE 7PM-9PM
Come and join us, as we gather in the grove at the Medicine Circle.
We'll light the fire in a ceremonial way and drum in our Ancestors to be with us, to teach and guide us, as we honor this special night with drumming, singing, and dance.
Drum class at Wild Trillium, Thurs. Nov. 11
Sunday, Nov. 14 Women's Drum Circle Facilitator's Meeting
Friday, December 3
Community Drum Circle at UNH Waysmeet Center, yeah!
Sunday, December 5
Community Drum Circle for CAS Honors students, Boston University.
Thursday day, December
Drumming for the children of Salem, Montessori School, Salem, NH
Thursday, December 9 Introduction to Hand Drumming at Awakening Grace Yoga Studio, Epping, NH
"DRUMMING IN PEACE " For the Park
All proceeds go to the Jim Mitchell Park Fund
A SOLSTICE FULL MOON GATHERING
Welcomers of the Night
Kathy Lowe & Mary Lamenzo
Featuring the Mother Drum.
EVENTS OF 2009
February 7. "Songs & Dances of the Mother Drum" for American Cancer Society, Breast Cancer Survivor's, Sargent Center, Hancock, NH~ 7pm
February 8-13. Week-long Artist Residency for Orwell School, Orwell, VT K-8
Visit http:/.addisonindependent.com/node/1929 for a wonderful article and slideshow of the weeklong program.
March 20-22. DrumWorkshop "Songs & Dances of the Mother Drum" held at Drum Circle Facilitator's Guild Convention, Prescott, Arizona
April 18. Women's Drumming Group performance at SNHU's International Night, Hooksett, NH
April 24-26. Vending of Drums & Percussion for Therapeutic Touch Conference, Boston, MA
May 2. Drumming in the Earth Day Parade for Muskataquid, Concord, MA
May 7 Women's Drumming Group performance for "Take Back the Night" event, Manchester NH, YWCA
May 31-June 5, Week-long Artist Residency for Benson Village School, Benson, VT K-8
June 20, Summer Solstice Drumming Ceremony with MAX, the Crystal Skull at A Window of Light, Derry, NH
August 2, Facilitated a Community Drum Circle at Wallis Sands Beach, Rye, NH
August 14, Drumming with Mother Drum for Deborah Koff-Chapin's "Long Dance Workshop" at the International Expressive Arts Therapy Association Conference, Lesley College, Boston, MA
September 11-13 Attended Village Music Circle's Rhythmical Alchemy Playshop (RAP), instructed by Arthur Hull, held in Concord, MA.
October 3 & 4, Community Drum Circle for the women of the Betty J. Borry, Breast Cancer Survivor's Retreat, held at Angel's Rest Retreat Center in Leyden, MA.
October 10, Community Drum Circle at the Hooksett Old Home Day event,
Souhegan Valley 350 Day
Unitarian Universalist Church of Milford Learn about climate change and sustainable living,
October 24, "Songs & Dances of the Mother Drum" Workshop held at the Breast Cancer Survivor's Retreat, Concord Community Music School, Concord, NH.
October 31, Samhain/Halloween Drumming Ceremony with MAX, the Crystal Skull at A Window of Light, Derry, NH
November 1, A Harvest Celebration for Women Drummers
A Women's Gathering for the purpose of Life Celebration through Drumming, Singing, Dancing, and Building Community
November 1 Rhythms of the Harvest, and Exploration of the KUKU Rhythm of West Africa Drum& Dance Workshop
Harvest Feast and Potluck Share, Sanctuary Center, Raymond, NH.
December 4, Community Drum Circle for the students of UNH, Durham, NH at the Waysmeet Center
December 12, Candlelight Vigil for the 350.org action on the Milford Oval, Milford, NH
EVENTS OF 2008
September 14 ICONS Festival, MA - Drum accompaniment with harpist De Luna
September 21,Vending drums & Drum Circle, Sunapee Sunfest, Sunapee Mountain
September 28,Frame Drum Workshop with Szerja Star, located at The Village Drum
October 4 & 5, Drumming for Obama Visibility Rallies, Concord & Milford, NH.
September 12, 20 & October 18 Community Drum Circles at Sargent Camp, Hancock, NH Sept 20,
October 25, Community Drum Circle, Breast Cancer Retreat, Concord Community Music School, Concord, NH.
October 25, Drumming with MAX, Crystal Skull gathering, Derry, NH
December 3, Community Drum Circle, BAE Systems, Merrimack, NH
December 5, Mother Drum Songs & Dances, Waysmeet Center, UNH, Durham, NH
December 6, Drumming in the Manchester Christmas Parade, Elm St., Manchester, NH