Drum Cafe UK Blog

Dolly Parton takes to the stage with drumming sensation, Drumstruck

Dolly Parton and Dollywood celebrates the 34th Grand Opening Season with “Festival of Nations” at Dollywood on March 16, 2019. Picture: Supplied © Curtis Hilbun / Dollywood. Article originally published on IOL, 15 April 2019. Seven local drumming masters are making their way home after sharing a stage with award-winning country music legend Dolly Parton, […]

Group drumming: Get into a happier rhythm at work

Percussion is a great way to motivate staff and improve camaraderie and engagement Article originally published in the Irish Times, 5 October 2018. Written by Olive Keogh Drumming has been used for centuries to send messages, create bonds and promote unity within groups. It has also been found to reduce stress and to “tune” human […]

The comfort Zone is the enemy for conferences.

THE COMFORT ZONE IS THE ENEMY Humans need synchronised group activities to be healthy, but they can also use them as a tool to be focussed and energised. Humans , especially in the west are abandoning group synchronised activities in exchange for more virtual and solo activities. WE only really “become present” at an event […]