Feb 172012

Paralounge Drum Gathering The Paralounge Drum Gathering is a weekend retreat for building community through World Beat rhythm and dance.Percussion artist, drum circle enthusiast, music teachers and music therapist will benefit from the educational aspects of World Beat. Each ancient culture on the planet created percussion and dance as a means of celebration and ritual. [...]

Nov 252011

  The Paralounge is proud to present a large selection of great hand crafted Instruments from all over the world. It’s a great opportunity to put your hands on your next favorite instrument.   ¬†Shorty Palmer and his beautiful wife Sandy, make sure they bring the best Percussion items you could ask for. Visit their [...]

Nov 252011
20th Paralounge Drum Gathering

!! Epic !! 20th. Paralounge Drum Gathering 10 Year Anniversary Celebration!! April 27-29, 2012 Camp Kiwanis Silver Springs, Florida Located in the Ocala National Forest  It was an amazing weekend! Camp Kiwanis was packed full of beautiful people. Everywhere you could hear children laughing and drums playing. Here are some great videos of footage taken [...]

Oct 302011
What is the Paralounge Drum Gathering ?

Since July of 2002 The Paralounge Drum Gathering started in July of 2002. With one big bon-fire and one hundred and ten drum circle enthusiest from all over the region we created a drum circle space that would unify the community. With the best intentions Paralounge began to collect percussion ensembles from all over the [...]

Oct 302011
What is a Drum Circle

A drum circle is a community function based on rhythm and dance. Many cultures throughout the planet have traditions that include drum circle activities. Each culture has drum circles that function differently for different purposes.   Ancient tribes used music to bring the members closer as a functioning group. The instruments they created mimicked the [...]