Hickory – Rick Cline’s 13th annual African Drumming and Steel Drum Workshop will be June 13-17. Participants of the African drumming workshop will learn traditional West African songs / rhythms and their meanings as well as how to improvise and “speak” with their drum. The workshop is for ages 7 and up. The African workshop is from 7:30-8:30pm each night and no experience is required.African Drumming

The Steel drum workshop is from 6:30-7:30pm each night. Participants ages 12 and up will leave playing various songs on traditional steel drums from Trinidad, as well as learning the history and evolution of this exotic instrument.

The Fee is $100 per person for each workshop and all instruments are provided. This year’s new location is at the Hickory Music Factory. Registration for the workshop can be done online: www.hickorymusicfactory.com. For more information text 828-320-2959 or email [email protected].