Annual Events

Festival Drum Circle  

NW Folklife  

The Rhythm Tent presents workshops and family friendly recreational drumming lead by some of the best facilitators in the region. Here's how it works: show up, sit down, play a drum or bell. Leave, come back, repeat! 

Rhythm Tent stage is presented by NW Folklife and SWPS (Seattle World Percussion Society) with workshop leaders and drums provided from the SWPS cache of drums (did you know these are available for SWPS members to rent?) Jamtown John has produced and performed at the Rhythm Tent since it began in 2004. Join us this year!


Green Lake Jams ~ Summer!

Flash Jams at Seattle's most popular park in the summer months - follow us on twitter or Facebook or our newsletter for dates and times. Dates and times change because Summer is crazy good, right? Family friendly, drums and chairs provided. Free!  more


Seattle World Rhythm Festival 

The festival is FREE and offers  drum & dance workshops by leading teachers from around the USA and world ~ seriously awesome event.  more



Each year drumSTRONG communities gather in small and large groups around the world with a single focus ~ to BEAT cancer! It is a worldwide coordinated event anchored by a big drum event in North Carolina. drumSTRONG is a community building rhythm event for everyone that has been affected by cancer. Where: Lake City Christian Church 1933 NE 125th St, Seattle, WA 98125 more