Sunny Ortiz to Beat the Drum
On August 16 Widespread Panic percussionist Sunny Ortiz will perform with Beat the Drum at Athens, GAs Melting Point. Beat The Drum is an interactive community drumming show in which audience members are encouraged to drum alongside the programs founder, Dr. Arvin Scott, and, on this evening, Ortiz. All proceeds after expenses will benefit Scotts Drumming For Success youth program which
provides free percussion classes and hand drums for children while encouraging academic achievement, character building, and creativity through personal goal accomplishment and group cooperation. Tickets are only $6 in advance and $8 at the door and can be obtained here.