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Not for everyone but great people watching

The drum circle is a traditional thing to see in Asheville. It can be very loud, so if the noise... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sharon M
Columbus, Georgia
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We were visiting nearby and decided to drive over to Asheville just to see this and were so glad we... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2018
Penny B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The drum circle is a traditional thing to see in Asheville. It can be very loud, so if the noise bothers you, bring ear plugs to help dull some of the sounds. There are often pan handlers, drug users, homeless people, but you will see...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Sharon M
Reviewed November 4, 2018

We were visiting nearby and decided to drive over to Asheville just to see this and were so glad we did. We did have our young adult children with us and they did not seem to be too thrilled but my parents and I thoroughly...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Penny B
Reviewed October 29, 2018

The drum circle takes place on Friday nights in downtown Asheville. Young and old gather to listen or play drums. Some people dress up and dance, while others gather around and listen. You can't not be moved by the beat of the drums which changes...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dee V
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

I have been wanting to check out the drum circle in forever and was finally able to make it for this trip. We got there at around 6:00pm and I thought the crowd was big but boy was I wrong. The crowd got bigger and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank xuehui
Reviewed October 22, 2018

We explored Asheville by foot and happend on this drum circle. It was interesting to us as we witness this performance grow from just three people to ten at one point. We didn't stay too long to see how long it goes on and how...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank EastCoaster1010
Reviewed October 16, 2018

The Friday night drum circle is something memorable to the Asheville experience. Always a great event for people watching and getting a taste of the flavor of living here. Come with an open mind and open heart and feel the drum rhythm penetrate right through...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank LuLu B
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

We watched the drum circle on the way to dinner. It occurs on Friday nights. People of all different ages and backgrounds take part which is a nice sight to see.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kabingha
Reviewed October 10, 2018

I'm not sure what was supposed to be happening at the drum circle. We watched for 10 minutes and it was just a bunch of random people drumming a random tune. We walked around downtown for an hour or so and came back to the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank randchris1991
Reviewed October 8, 2018

This was the first time I had been to the Drum Circle and I thoroughly enjoyed it. I loved listening to the beat of the drums and people watching was fantastic. There was such a variety of people dancing to the beat, young, old, hippie,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LuckyPenny8
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

If you're in downtown Asheville on a Friday night, you should definitely stop by for a few minutes to check this out. Initially, my 12 year old did not want to go. But within 15 minutes, someone had let him on a drum, and he...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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August 7, 2018|
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Response from I8796GBbruceb | Reviewed this property |
Usually Fridays around 6 PM
July 27, 2018|
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Response from Alex G | Reviewed this property |
if the weather is good
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March 16, 2018|
Response from SewManyDolls | Reviewed this property |
I think it's "bring your own drum" but maybe another traveller knows better. Either way, it's a lot of fun, even if you just go to watch and listen and dance!