Join us on Friday, August 18th & Saturday, August 19th at Heritage Park as the City celebrates the 8th year of Rhythmfest, Barrie's first truly multicultural and interactive festival. To learn more about what you can expect in 2017 check out the Rhythmfest feature in the Flight Network blog
Just Beat It! The Search for Central Ontario's Best Drummer
This year features the 6th edition of Just Beat It! The Search for Central Ontario’s Best Drummer! This drum solo competition gives you the chance to walk away with cash and amazing prizes from our generous sponsors, plus score the title of Central Ontario's Best Drummer! Don’t miss the excitement at 5 p.m. on Saturday, August 19th on the main stage.
Prizes (for the winner and runner-up) will include:
- Sabian Cymbal Pack
- Pearl Prize Pack
- 12 Pairs of Vic Firth 5A drum sticks
- Vic Firth Stick caddy
- Vic Firth practice pad with book & sticks
- Cash prize equaling the sum total of the registration fees
Registration is $25; registrations will be accepted until end of day Tuesday, August 8th. Please email email@example.com with any questions.
Partnership & Vendor Opportunities
As an event partner, you can build brand recognition through our promotion campaign, including radio and print advertising, website, and printed materials. Engage with thousands of participants through on-site recognition and brand activation. Our partnerships are valued and contribute directly towards providing a variety of exciting activities at absolutely no cost to participants. Opportunities are available starting from $500, including a limited number of outdoor spaces available to promote your business.
Do you offer an interesting, unique or international product or food that you want to share with the Rhythmfest audience? If so, we want to hear from you! Please be sure to include details about your product offering and where necessary, photographs. If your business is interested in participating in Rhythmfest 2017, please contact the Special Events Office at (705) 739-4285 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rhythmfest 2017 Programming
Friday, August 18th
Saturday, August 19th
|Heritage Park Main Stages
||Errol Lee & Breakdancers - Call to Action!
||Kids Hip-Hop Dance Workshop
||NEEMA Children’s Choir – special presentation benefiting the NEEMA Child Project of Uganda
|| Nigel Maynard – Drum Kit Clinic
||Tribute to Legend of Rhythm - to be announced!
||Tribute Performance - to be announced!
||Music Pro presents Just Beat It! – The Search for Central Ontario’s Best Drummer
||TooNice – Wasaga Beach Reggae and Ska
||Trio NUA - Celtic Jazz Fusion
Heritage Park Community Stage
||Music Pups - Rhythm workshop for parents and infants
||Cairo's Jewels - Bellydancing Workshop
||Thunder Drumz - Dynamic Bucket Drumming workshop
||Uke-Ladies Kids Ukelele Workshop (children ages 12 & under) in partnership with the Orillia Music Centre
||Uke-Ladies Ukelele Workshop for ages 13 and up
||Trio NUA - Celtic Drumming Workshop
||Salsa Beats - Casino Rueda Group Salsa Dance
Thank you to our Sponsors:
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