Different Drummer Belly Dancers

We All Dance To A Different Drummer

Different Drummer Belly Dancers mixes traditional belly dancing and modern music, borrowing from Folkloric, Cabaret, American Tribal, and Fusion styles of belly dance. We believe the power, beauty, joy, and grace of belly dance can be expressed in our modern 20th and 21st century music. Plus audiences love it!

DDBD performing "Born This Way" at The Back Door, Nov. 3, 2017. Photo by Chris Rall


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Upcoming Performances:

Columbus Pride Festival

Saturday, April 14, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm - Performance - TBA* - Downtown Columbus, Indiana, 4th Street

It's the event you've been hearing about and we are lucky enough to dance! From the Civic Direct Website a wonderful description:

Come out to Columbus Indiana's first ever LGBT Pride Festival on April 14th! It will be downtown on 4th Street from 11:00am-2:00pm. Let's help make Columbus a more welcoming community for everyone. There will be information booths, vendors, food, and more!

The event is going to be held on 4th street, downtown Columbus! To make it easier for people coming from out of town, I've set the location as 'The Commons' which is right next to 4th street!

Facebook Event!

*Check Twitter feed for exact time.

Columbus Pride Indiana Logo for 2018

Spencer Pride Festival

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Saturday, June 2, 2018 - Spencer Pride Festival - 10am -5pm - Downtown Spencer, IN - Performance: TBA in the morning

Let us praise brave people and the right to love! DDBD is looking forward to dancing and celebraing at Spencer Pride. Join us on the Square.


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Gen Con

Celebrating Gaming History

August 2-5, 2018

Time to get our dancing gaming geek vibe on! See us before the Costume Contest on August 4th and several roving performances throughout the event!

See all of our activities: dancing, classes, and first ever party on our Gen Con page!

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Forbidden Belly Dance & Variety Show!

November 30, 2018 - Doors open at 9/Show starts promptly at 9:30pm

The Back Door! - Bloomington, Indiana

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"If a man* does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away."

- Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

* or woman - Margaret Lion (2008)

Different Drummer Belly Dancers Full Logo by Margaret Lion


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Updated: April 12, 2018