Hickory – Rick Cline will offer his annual African Drumming and Steel Drum Workshop, June 19-23. The fee is $110 and will be held at the Hickory Music Factory.

Participants of the African Workshop will learn traditional West African songs/rhythms and their meanings as well as how to improvise and “speak” with their drum. Ages: 7 and up, Time: 7:30-8:30pm. Participants of the Steel Drum Workshop will play various songs on traditional steel drums from Trinidad, as well as learn the history and evolution of this exotic instrument. Ages: 12 and up. Time: 6:30-7:30pm. Visit www.hickorymusicfactory.com to sign up.