2019 Be A Drummer for a Day with Batalá Washington

Have you ever wanted to drum with Batalá? Then join us for our 5th Annual Be a Drummer for a Day (BaDfaD)! This community outreach and fundraising event is open to ANYONE!

The day includes:

  • Batalá performance and history of the music
  • Batalá drumming workshops
  • Afro Bahian dance lesson with Água Doce (Sonia Pesoa)
  • Photo booth
  • Batala face painting
  • Batala costumes
  • Raffles!!
  • Food Truck: Dangerously Delicious Pies

What to bring:

  • Suggested minimum donation: $5
  • Bring your own water bottle to refill
  • If you have them: earplugs and/or kneepads

Each year we bring awareness to a different, local organization. This year we are supporting Empowered Women International (EWI), a program of the Latino Economic Development Center. 100% of the money raised will be donated to EWI.

Event is rain or shine. #BatalaDCDrum4ADay2019

The event is finished.


Jul 27, 2019


9:00 am - 1:00 pm


Suggested minimum donation of $5. Your donation will support this year's BaDfaD partner and beneficiary, Empowered Women International.

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Hancock Park
800 C Street SW, Washington, DC 20024
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