Beating the drums and Duff

Q 1: A dispute arose between me and my family concerning the permissibility of listening to drums while being beaten, what is the ruling in this regard?

A: It is not permissible to beat or listen to drums. It is only permissible for women to beat Duff (a tambourine-like instrument without bells) to announce marriage in the presence of women only.May Allah grant us success. May peace and blessings be upon our Prophet Muhammad, his family, and Companions.