Around December 1st we will receive an air shipment from West Africa. It's already in the air! It will contain hairless goatskins and lightweight (tweneboa wood) bourgarabous. Pictures will be post as soon as they arrive!
27th. Paralounge Drum Gathering
October 9-11, 2015
Camp Kiwanis Silver Springs Florida
The Paralounge is proud to present an amazing line up of “World Percussion”! Bring your family to this unique experience. Celebrate the human spirit with drum & dance from around the world. Enjoy interacting with hundreds of drum circle enthusiest from all over the world. See live performances by professional percussion artist from around the world. Participate in workshops that promote fun, education and community interaction. Shorty and Sandy will be there with their family and drums. Shorty demonstrates drum making and Sandy teaches yoga on the grass. it is so much fun! Click Here for more information.
We are excited to tell you about a few upcoming events:
Camp Kiwanis Silver Springs Florida
We will be there with our family and our drums. It's a wonderful 3 days of drumming, dancing and fun. Click on the above link for information!
Saturday, November 14, 2015 from 11:00 am until 3:00 pm
Cirque de Vol Studios
300 W. Hargett St, suite 40, Raleigh, NC
Click on the above link for information!
This container shipment has arrived and we are back from our Denver vacation. Pictures of the load will be up soon!
Djembe Drums & Skins along with Shorty and Sandy will be at this event on Saturday, August 8th: Our World Festival in Greenville, SC . You can read more about it here - http://ourworldfestival.com/ or check out the Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/events/992589287427408/
At this time we have haired goatskins from Ivory Coast and plenty of both Djembe Shells and Full drums from Ghana and Ivory Coast. Next week we will be flooded with hairless and haired skins, cowhides and all sorts of rope tuned drums from Ivory coast. Remember if you want to come hlep unload you get first pick and also good deals! Give us a call. Oh also we are keeping a wait list for hairless goatskins and cowhides. Yay! It's on the way!
We now have haired and hairless skins, some new Ivory Coast Djembe Shells and lots of new Ghana Djembes and some Awesome Ashiko Shells. For skins click here. For Ivory Coast Djembes and shells click here. For Ghana Djembes and Shells click here.
The container from Ivory Coast with lots more goatskins, cowhides Djuns and Djembes will be here within the next few weeks. It's expected in port on July 31st.
There is an air shipment of goatskins (both hairy and hairless). cowhides, and Ivory Coast Djembe shells coming into Knoxville within the next couple of weeks. An 8 x 10 x 10 container filled with the same and more from the Ivory Coast is on the water and should be here by mid August. It will have Djembes, Shells, Djun Djuns, Bougarbous, cowhides, and goatskins on board. Here are some photos of last year's container. We always need help unloading. It's lots of work, and Shhorty gives good deals to helpers!
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"The heart and soul of drumming is in me, and I want other people to have these drums at a reasonable price." - Shorty Palmer
The mission of Djembe Drums & Skins, Inc. is to provide high quality drums, skins and accessories at reasonable prices to all people interested in African/World hand drumming.
Our hand carved drums and accessories come from Ivory Coast, Guinea, Ghana and other West African countries. All drums and skins are fully guaranteed and backed by Shorty's word.