Headliners: John Beckett, Dru Ann Welch, Grey Ghosthawk
Drum Circle: Kelso, Becca and Friends - Music: TBA

Headliner Bios

John Beckett

John Beckett (Fort Worth, Texas) is a Druid in the Order of Bards, Ovates and Druids, and a member of Ár nDraíocht Féin. Locally, he serves as the Coordinating Officer of the Denton Covenant of Unitarian Universalist Pagans and is a former Vice President of CUUPS Continental. His blog Under the Ancient Oaks is part of the Pagan Channel of the multifaith website Patheos. John has been writing, speaking, teaching, and leading public rituals since 2003. Visit him at www.patheos.com/blogs/johnbeckett.

Dru Ann Welch

Dru Ann Welch has 15+ years of experience in the fields of sound and energy healing. She is a Crystal Singing Bowl Therapy Practitioner, Reiki Master/Teacher, certified H.E.A.L. Technique® practitioner, author and presenter.

Dru Ann is the author of 11 books, creator of 2 oracle decks and the performing artist on 3 CD’s. She is a Tarot Reader and an Intuitive Counselor. She holds a degree in education and teaches with a passion.

Dru Ann was featured as one of Thought Leaders in Tedx Speaker Corey Poirier‘s books, Enlightened Becoming the Best Version of You in 5 Easy Steps and The Book of WHY (And How). Additionally she is a contributor to The Good Witch’s Guide. Her musings in the form of quotes, blogs and articles have been featured on The Wellness Universe,in Circle Magazine ( Imbolc Issue 119/pg 42) The Spirit Ezine (May 2015) and on the PBN News Network.

Grey Ghosthawk

Grey Ghosthawk is the HP of the FOUR WINDS LODGE, a Temple of the Sacred Path, ATC. A teacher and ceremonialist that has been on the Native Path for some 20 years, studying and learning from numerous elders of many tribes and traditions. Apprenticed to a Metis medicine man for 12 years, Grey has learned many healing modalities and been given rights to perform certain Rituals including Sweat Lodge, Vision Quest, Full Moon Ritual, and others. He does healing circles making use of many techniques such as massage, Stone Healing, Chakra balancing, aroma, Reiki, reflexology, and others to help people find a balanced energy in their lives. Has been working with Moksha Magic, a Sex Magic technique, for the past 5 years and has facilitated many circles using this to heal and generate energy for the well being of all. He does Native beadwork and custom leatherwork and has been actively teaching workshops on various Native topics for the past several years.

Becca and Kelso

Nightly drum circles with the Becca, Kelso and friends! Features inclusive drum rhythms that every level of drummer, from the new comer to the experienced can participate in. Dancers, and those who just want to sit back and enjoy the rhythm and community are all welcome. Bring your drums and flow toys; you're going to want them.

Kelso was born and raised in Buffalo. He has always been in love with music. At eight years old he started playing drums. He first found the djembe over 20 years ago after one of his best friends Miguel , visited Starwood for the first time and brought home a djembe and "a jungle man" named Freedom"(no really) who build and gifted Kelso his first Djembe. Kelso instantly fell in love with the djembe the first time he put his hands on it, and has been playing it ever since. He’s drummed at Sirius Rising, Starwood, Heartland, Hawkfest, FPG, Phoenix Phyre, May Moon, Rowan Fest, ESA, CMA, Stones Rising, Witch Stock, Freedom Fest and so many more, just to play with the best. He has had the privilege to learn and play with some of the most talented drummers in the world He’s played alongside musicians such as Nightawk, Ginger Doss, Linda Millard, (Dream Tribe) Nighthawk Spoonfed Tribe (at Heartland), Bekah Kelso as well as several African masters including Dr. Djo Bi He understands the inner workings of the drum physically, mentally spiritually and energetically. His energy and love for the drum circle and the community led him to start putting on workshops, not just for the adults but for the children as well (they are the future of our community) and he loves to teach and share what he has learned along his journey with the drum.