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Jul14 0 Comments Amazing Scenes From Japan
Jul07 0 Comments South Korea Tour 2016
0 Comments July 7, 2016

South Korea Tour 2016

What an amazing Korean 2016 tour! Thanks to the performers, the stage crew and everybody else involved!...

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May05 0 Comments Australia –  Audience Reviews
0 Comments May 5, 2015

Australia – Audience Reviews

Here are some feedback from YOU, the audience members, the stars of the show! The group were amazingly talented. They included us and made it fun. It didn’t matter...

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Apr28 0 Comments Live on Studio 10
0 Comments April 28, 2015

Live on Studio 10

Catch Drum Struck Live on Studio 10   ...

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Apr11 0 Comments Tour Scenes 2015
0 Comments April 11, 2015

Tour Scenes 2015

Watch these amazing scenes from our show in Australia 2015!...

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Apr07 0 Comments Live with the Panthers, Sydney Australia
0 Comments April 7, 2015

Live with the Panthers, Sydney Australia

Catch a sneak peek of the Drum Struck Australian tour. Performing live at the Panthers game in Sydney Australia. Go Panthers!  ...

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Jul03 0 Comments Rehearsals, South Korea
0 Comments July 3, 2014

Rehearsals, South Korea

Entertaining thousands through-out the cities of South Korea, the world’s first interactive theatre production – Drum Struck has once again proven that it can cross cultural barriers, entertain and...

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Dec06 2 Comments Wendy Oldfield and Drum Struck’s Tribute To Mandela
2 Comments December 6, 2013

Wendy Oldfield and Drum Struck’s Tribute To Mandela

“Our dear Tata, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela we’d like to thank you very much for everything that you’ve done for our country. So on behalf of Drum Cafe and Drum...

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Aug26 0 Comments Edinburgh Fringe Review – “A rare opportunity for the whole family…”✮✮✮✮
0 Comments August 26, 2013

Edinburgh Fringe Review – “A rare opportunity for the whole family…”✮✮✮✮

Drum Struck is a rare opportunity for the whole family, from the very youngest to the oldest, to get stuck in and have some active fun together. This South...

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Aug23 0 Comments Three Weeks – “Exhilarating, enchanting and engaging”
0 Comments August 23, 2013

Three Weeks – “Exhilarating, enchanting and engaging”

Exhilarating, enchanting and engaging, this is a very special show indeed. With an African drum on each seat you are drawn into both a music lesson and a visual...

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Aug22 0 Comments One4review – Every member of the audience is an essential part of the performance ☆☆☆☆☆
0 Comments August 22, 2013

One4review – Every member of the audience is an essential part of the performance ☆☆☆☆☆

Ubuntu is an African word meaning harmony. During Drum  Struck’s performance, there were waves of ubuntu and energy flowing from the performers to the audience and from the audience...

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Aug21 0 Comments Your Muse’s Mouth – Drum Struck “Ubuntu for Dummies”
0 Comments August 21, 2013

Your Muse’s Mouth – Drum Struck “Ubuntu for Dummies”

Translated from French. “Africa is the continent of ancestral stories and communication”, we learned from the shaman of the tribe that welcomed us. What makes the strength of the...

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Aug19 0 Comments York Mix –  “…it has won over audiences with its exhilarating presentation of African beats and explosive energy” ✮✮✮✮
0 Comments August 19, 2013

York Mix – “…it has won over audiences with its exhilarating presentation of African beats and explosive energy” ✮✮✮✮

My next show wasn’t for a couple of hours so I wandered down Princes Street for some retail therapy before I arrived at The Assembly Hall for Drum Stuck....

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Aug19 0 Comments “Slotting in somewhere between Stomp! and The Lion King, Drum Struck delivers on practically every level” 4.5 Stars – Edinburgh 24/7
0 Comments August 19, 2013

“Slotting in somewhere between Stomp! and The Lion King, Drum Struck delivers on practically every level” 4.5 Stars – Edinburgh 24/7

Being a percussionist who owns his own ‘djembe’, to say I was excited about seeing a show which features traditional African drums, including one for EVERY member of the...

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Aug14 0 Comments Festmag – “Drum Struck is a brilliant show, it’s fun and loud and I really enjoyed it.” ✮✮✮✮✮
0 Comments August 14, 2013

Festmag – “Drum Struck is a brilliant show, it’s fun and loud and I really enjoyed it.” ✮✮✮✮✮

Joe Ledger, age 7, bangs the drum for this South African musical extravaganza. Drum Struck is a brilliant show, it’s fun and loud and I really enjoyed it. There...

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Aug13 0 Comments Edin blogger – “An amazing cast with such a tight performance makes this show a pure delight”
0 Comments August 13, 2013

Edin blogger – “An amazing cast with such a tight performance makes this show a pure delight”

Drum Struck‘s concept is simple… everybody gets a drum and joins in with the show. We knew little more than this but were sold as soon as we found...

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Aug12 0 Comments Fringe Review – “….tribal, smiley, earthy and full of natural rhythm with community at its core”
0 Comments August 12, 2013

Fringe Review – “….tribal, smiley, earthy and full of natural rhythm with community at its core”

There was a huge queue to get in and an excited mix of audience from the very young to more mature…most forget their inhibitions and pick up a drum...

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Aug06 0 Comments Broadway Baby! – …in fact it is more than just a show – it is an experience!
0 Comments August 6, 2013

Broadway Baby! – …in fact it is more than just a show – it is an experience!

Despite the many celebrations for Drum Struck that have been quoted on its posters, I went in ready to be critical: I’m not impressed so easily, thought I. But...

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Aug06 0 Comments The List ☆☆☆☆ – “It’s great fun and more than a little therapeutic”
0 Comments August 6, 2013

The List ☆☆☆☆ – “It’s great fun and more than a little therapeutic”

Even before we’ve entered the room, the ingredients are in place to make this show by South African drumming group Drum Café one of the sleeper family hits of...

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Aug06 0 Comments The Scotsman – “Drum Struck is Ideal Entertainment for Families”
0 Comments August 6, 2013

The Scotsman – “Drum Struck is Ideal Entertainment for Families”

There are numerous interactive experiences on the Fringe, but few which immerse so many as infectiously as Drum Struck. With a compact African drum – or djembe, if you...

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Aug04 0 Comments Warren Lieberman – Creator of Drum Cafe, Producer/ Director of Drum Struck
0 Comments August 4, 2013

Warren Lieberman – Creator of Drum Cafe, Producer/ Director of Drum Struck

    Starting Drum Cafe from his home in Johannesburg in 1997 the company has grown tremendously locally and internationally and  has instigated a shift in business practice from being...

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Aug03 0 Comments Drumming with Linkin Park, during Japan Tsunami Relief Effort
0 Comments August 3, 2013

Drumming with Linkin Park, during Japan Tsunami Relief Effort

When seasoned members of Drum Struck via Drum Cafe Japan was invited by Save the Children to run an relief effort event at Ishinomaki High School, they had no...

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Jul26 1 Comments Interview with SilverBlade
1 Comments July 26, 2013

Interview with SilverBlade

She’s tough, she’s mean, she’s from the streets and this year she is defending her turf against the encroaching WhiteGolds, this might get ugly! SilverBlade has studied under various...

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Jul24 1 Comments “Battle of the Drum”
1 Comments July 24, 2013

“Battle of the Drum”

Tensions are flaring and emotions are running high on the streets of Johannesburg. The words on everybody’s lips are that there is a battle going on, a struggle for...

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Jul24 0 Comments “From the Slums to the Drums”
0 Comments July 24, 2013

“From the Slums to the Drums”

WhiteGold are off to perform at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival at the Assembly Hall. They will show the world why they are the best drummers. Their story. Barely surviving...

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Jul24 0 Comments “When he sneezes the whole city gets a cold”
0 Comments July 24, 2013

“When he sneezes the whole city gets a cold”

Since he has been part of WhiteGold things have changed. Discipline is his game and he makes sure his gang is trained. Coming live from of Johannesburg he is...

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Jul22 0 Comments Drum Struck’s Journey
0 Comments July 22, 2013

Drum Struck’s Journey

  Drum Struck, created by Warren Lieberman and Kathy-Jo Wein, premiered in Johannesburg in 2002 and has since become a phenomenon, touring the world with sold out shows in...

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Jul20 0 Comments The Magical ‘Ngoma Drum’
0 Comments July 20, 2013

The Magical ‘Ngoma Drum’

According to legend the Ngoma drum holds true power. The power to unite, or the power to pull apart a community by its beats alone. The drum can instill...

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Jul15 0 Comments Street Groovin
0 Comments July 15, 2013

Street Groovin

Check out new video of Drum Struck jamming in the streets of Jozi – The city of GOLD!    ...

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Jul15 0 Comments Reaction and Applause
0 Comments July 15, 2013

Reaction and Applause

The audience in Japan were incredible last year. They wouldn’t let us leave, often staying until the cast did a 3rd encore. Watch this exciting video of the audience giving...

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Jul15 0 Comments The Battle Begins – SilverBlack vs WhiteGold
0 Comments July 15, 2013

The Battle Begins – SilverBlack vs WhiteGold

  Who will win the battle of the Drums? SilverBlack – the mean team from Africa or WhiteGold, the sexy Latin swingsters? Don’t miss the battle – starts 1st...

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Jul11 0 Comments Drumming with Celebrities
0 Comments July 11, 2013

Drumming with Celebrities

During the past, celebrities from all over the world have witnessed the power and expertise of the Drum Struck crew, including Hollywood actress; Nicole Kidman, world leaders like; Bill...

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Jul11 0 Comments “Gumboots” – Drum Struck Style!!
0 Comments July 11, 2013

“Gumboots” – Drum Struck Style!!

Drum Struck is an amazing display of African traditional performances with an interactive modern twist. The show includes a traditional South African gumboot dance off, drumming battles, all topped...

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Jul06 1 Comments Sharing the Limelight with Hollywood
1 Comments July 6, 2013

Sharing the Limelight with Hollywood

South African show Drum Struck has shown its talent to the world as a finalist in the American Relly Awards. The Relly Awards are a star-studded event, based on...

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Jul05 0 Comments Lost Bushman Footage Uncovered!!
0 Comments July 5, 2013

Lost Bushman Footage Uncovered!!

Lost footage was recently uncovered during an archeological dig in the Karoo desert. This unbelievable footage depicts a tribe of the Kalahari bushman discussing the memories of the Ubuntu...

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Jul02 0 Comments Ubuntu through Drumming
0 Comments July 2, 2013

Ubuntu through Drumming

Drum Struck the world’s first interactive theatre performance has a few surprises this year. With an amazing cast and a brand new script, the show is ready to set...

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