Community Drumming

When we drum together, we build community ONE beat at a time!

Our dedicated and passionate team are helping build and restore communities, empower, and heal individuals ...ALL to the beat of the drum!

Hosting an Afrobeat Interactive drumming experience is a great way to give back to your community, strengthen your team dynamic, and foster friendship and support.

The experience of drumming together helps remove social barriers in a non-intimidating, and fun atmosphere. Participants relax, gain enthusiasm and the necessary confidence to fully participate in other activities together. Get people talking and feeling good about themselves and their community! Afrobeat creates an atmosphere of fun, success, and being part of something special. Participants learn the art of working together without words, building dynamic sounds and polyrhythmic compositions traditional to African Music, leaving them uplifted, energised and inspired!

We LOVE what we do and we do it with genuine joy and compassion. These traits along with our specialised skills and training; and 20 years experience working with diverse people and group dynamics makes us a popular choice for clients looking for something unique, inspiring and appropriate for their group or community event!

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Applications and Ideas for your Community

  • Community Building Initiatives
  • Community Festivals & Cultural Events
  • Healing & Therapy
  • Community Restoration
  • Disaster Recovery Programs
  • Rebuilding & Connecting Communities
  • Mental Health initiatives
  • Leisure, FUN & fitness
  • Awareness Raising
  • Personal Empowerment
  • Health & Wellness
  • Leadership Development

Success Stories

Dog Diversity Group

Brilliant! We had a much needed laugh at ourselves.

Ubuntu Festival, MAV (Multicultural Arts)

Afrobeat were fantastic! We would definitely book them again. Overall they were great professionals and performed well as always. AFRICAN ENTERTAINMENT

SLASA (Spanish & Latin-American Ass for Social Assistance)

We were introduced to Janine at a Community Forum for Women in St Marys. We were impressed with her performance and standard of professionalism towards her work. We approached Janine to perform and teach our young people skills and techniques of African Drumming at our Youth Camp. The young people were very enthusiastic toward Janine…

Werrington Youth Centre – Young Women’s Project Worker

The workshops were very successful with participants learning not only the beautiful rhythms of Africa but also the African culture through the stories Janine would relate to us. Janine explained how different rhythms were specific to different celebrations and customs. It was an enlightening experience for all involved. During these workshops, we were approached by…

Bethany Community Support, Geelong – Gambler’s Support

Great workshop! Enhanced our therapeutic work with participants. All participants found this very valuable. WELLNESS DRUMMING

Family Violence Organisation

Afrobeat have done a few different events for us now including children’s holiday workshops and parent-child sessions. Working with children who have experienced family violence and abuse, the therapeutic services we provide are trauma-informed. The drumming workshop means children can experience rhythm and regulation, both important elements of helping children overcome the effects of trauma.…

Penrith Older Women’s Network Inc NSW

Our group, the Penrith Older Women’s Network had the privilege and pleasure of participating in a workshop lead by Janine. The expertise and clear direction given by Janine enabled our group to be comfortable participating and learning African Drumming. Janine’s enthusiasm of drumming was evident and she passed this onto the group. The members who…

Carl Granger – Managing Director of Mushroom Marketing

Energetic, entertaining and exciting are words that come to mind when recollecting Afrobeat’s drum workshops during the inaugural Sovereign Hill Music Festival. Afrobeat’s workshops introduced members of the audience to the art of West African Drumming by inviting the audience to participate in a group music ‘jam’. 60 or more children and parents participated in…