I was going to take photos to accompany a write-up of Thursday night’s Cypher at Allentown’s Coffee House Without Limits but, truth be told, I was having too much fun participating.
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Sometimes, it happens on a beach.
The scene is Siesta Key, Florida. This island off of Sarasota boasts a beach previously declared the #1 Beach in America. It also hosts the Siesta Key Drum Circle, every Sunday at sunset on the beach.
What you’re seeing here is people getting together just for the sake of making music. It’s completely improvisational; folks from the area — and visitors from beyond — simply bring their instruments to the beach every week and make music happen. It’s also a big deal around here, as you can see by all of the spectators.
We just thought this would be worth sharing to our local audience in the Lehigh Valley. Surely, a region with so much musical talent can find inspiration from this weekly institution more than 1,000 miles away.
Watch the video below.