Thank you for joining us at Rhythmfest 2017 on Friday, August 18th & Saturday, August 19th at Heritage Park as the City celebrated the 8th year of Rhythmfest, Barrie's first truly multicultural and interactive festival.
Rhythmfest 2017 Programming
Friday, August 18th
Saturday, August 19th
|Heritage Park Main Stages
||Guided Meditation Workshop with Sahaja Yoga
||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 Dance - Sylvie Bouchard, Artistic Director of Dusk Dances
||Tribute Performance in honour of Sylvie Bouchard featuring a community piece and a solo from Simcoe Contemporary Dancers
||Music Pro presents Just Beat It! – The Search for Central Ontario’s Best Drummer
||TooNice – Wasaga Beach Reggae and Ska
||Stan White - Drumming Workshop & Performance
||NUA - Celtic Jazz Fusion
Heritage Park Community Stage
|Music Pups - Rhythm workshop for parents and infants
||Hamilton School of Irish Dance Performance
||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
||NUA - Celtic Drumming Workshop
||Salsa Beats - Casino Rueda Group Salsa Dance
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 3:45 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 for Just Beat It! is now officially closed. Make sure you come down to Rhythmfest to see who is crowned Central Ontario's Best Drummer! Please email email@example.com with any questions.
Do you love drumming? Do you love dancing? Do you love being outside in the sunshine, meeting new people and learning about music and culture? If so, then Rhythmfest is the event for you!
We are looking for volunteers to assist with Rhythmfest. This year’s event takes place Friday August 18th from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm and Saturday, August 19th from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm at Heritage Park. If you are interested in volunteering, or you know someone who is, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com.
Thank you to our Sponsors:
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