Playing for Change Pre-Show Drum Circle & Hoop Jam at Levitt Shell

June 20, 2014 @ 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Levitt Shell
1928 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN 38104

2014 234Levitt National Tour presents the World music sensation Playing For Change. Join us for a pre-concert drum circle, hoop jam, and post-show artist interview!

5:30 – 6:30 PM: Drum Circle Facilitated by Erik Dunton of Positive RePercussions, Nashville, TN

The free drum circle is a fun community music-making event open to everyone, no experience required! Drums and hand held percussion instruments will be provided, or feel free to bring you favorite drum! Arrive early, as the first 250 people will receive a FREE Remo Sound ShapeTM to take home! (Remo Sound ShapesTM are unaffected by weather, require very low maintenance and are great for all ages to have fun making rhythms.) Bring your hoops, flow toys, and dancing feet to move and groove to the beat. The drum circle will be in front of the stage area.

6:30-7:30 Hoop Jam with Co-Motion Studio in the grassy area to the right of the stage

We’re bringing our hoop hub with extra hoops to share for free, family friendly, hands-on hoop dance instruction, demos, and hoop games for all ages. No experience necessary. We’ll have a full selection of adult, kids, and light-up hoops available for sale throughout the show as well. We’ll be taking credit cards only (no cash) for all shows at the Levitt Shell.

7:30 PM: Concert Featuring Playing for Change

Critically acclaimed World music sensation Playing For Change was co-founded in 2005 by GRAMMY-winning producer Mark Johnson and Whitney Kroenke, Playing For Change is dedicated to positive social change through the universal language of music. Comprised of musicians hailing from six countries, representing four continents, the Playing For Change sound is a fusion of global influences.

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