UPDATED 05/08/2023

Our next rhythm bones workshop will be held May 13, 2023. Email if you may be interested! We are lucky enough to have master bones maker Steve Brown attending and he’ll have several varieties for sale if you are interested … this is a rare chance to get a great set of bones made by a master. 

Rhythm Bones workshops with Dean Robinson 

There will be two rhythm bones workshop with Dean Robinson offered on Saturday, May 13. TOTAL beginner is from 11-11:50 p.m., and CONTINUING beginner from 12-1 p.m. Minimum of 4 students needed to hold each workshop; maximum of 8 students. Cost is $15.00. Students must have own set of bones to use in continuing beginner class; Dean will have sets to borrow for beginners on a limited basis.

Dean Robinson has been studying and playing Irish percussion and rhythm bones for the past five years. He has conducted and participated in rhythm bones workshops locally and in Ireland and competed in the All Ireland Bones Playing Championship in Abbeyfeale, Ireland in May, 2022. Robinson performs with the band Turas and also plays regularly at Irish music sessions in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

If you are interested in the rhythm bones workshop, please:
1. E-mail to pre-register and then,
2. Put a check payable to Blackstone River Theatre in the mail ASAP to: Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad Street, Cumberland, Rhode Island 02864