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Anansi Beat is Portland’s newest and most authentic source for African drums & rhythm Instruments, music, clothing, artwork and masks. Come see our unique gifts and consignments. Browsing and learning are encouraged. You will be welcomed warmly to our shop where you may get a glimpse of the Ghanaian view of the world.
Our specialties are superb hand crafted and personally selected drums and traditional rhythm instruments imported direct from Africa.

Anansi Beat
3409 SE Belmont, Portland OR 97214
Phone: 503-236-8283
Hours are Mon-Sat 12-7, Sun12-6
Email: anansi@anansibeat.com

Come in to feel and hear these beautiful instruments which are made the same way now as they have been for centuries (see for yourself).

If your drum is ready for a new skin or other repair, we can help you with that as well.

We also offer CD’s and cassettes of all kinds of African and ethnic music including original recordings by owner Nii Ardey Allotey.

Drum Talk with Nii Ardey Allotey

What is your favorite thing about playing drums?

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