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THE 2017 EMRF THAT WAS PLANNED FOR SATURDAY, AUGUST 5, 2017 HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO SEVERE APPROACHING WEATHER!

 

Sorry to have to say this, folks, but the Drum Council had a conference call this morning at 7am, and after a certain amount of agonizing, we decided to cancel this year's Eastern Mass Rhythm Festival. Trying to arrange a rain date is just too complicated, and our permit / insurance only allows us to have the festival on this specific date. So, as much as it kills us to say it, the 2017 festival has been nixed and #13 will have to be next year. In the meantime, stay dry and stay safe, and we'll all live to drum and dance together on another day.

 


 

SINCE WE HAD TO CANCEL THE RHYTHM FESTIVAL THIS YEAR ( the first time in 13 years! ), YOU CAN STILL SUPPORT US AND HELP TO RECOUP SOME OF OUR EXPENSES. WE ARE HEARING THAT LOADS OF PEOPLE WOULD STILL LIKE TO PURCHASE THE OFFICIAL 2017 RHYTHM FESTIVAL T-SHIRT, AND WE'RE MORE THAN HAPPY TO SEND YOU ONE. WE'RE SURE IT'LL BECOME A COLLECTOR'S ITEM... LUCKY 13, THE RHYTHM FESTIVAL THAT NEVER WAS.

Here's the deal. If you see either Dave Curry or Mike Morin in person, you can purchase a t-shirt directly for $15. If you want us to mail you a t-shirt, please send your name, mailing address, phone number and shirt size to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. then, send $20 via paypal to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Once we receive your payment, we'll mail the t-shirt out to you and you should get it within a few days. Thanks for your support!

 

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$15 DONATION
13th Annual EMRF 2017 tshirt 
$20 DONATION
Purple EMRF logo tank top 
$20 DONATION
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 A DAY OF RHYTHM AND DANCE

On August 5, 2017 we'll be holding the 13th Eastern Mass Rhythm Festival. Come spend a glorious day in rhythm, education and community. This event is a total grassroots production. The organizing council, the workshop instructors and members of the community all volunteer time & talent to pull it off. Like with any event, we have operating costs and rely on your generous donations. Thank you.

 

 

 

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2017 WORKSHOPS

This year we're adding some new workshops to the day. Like Ami Sarasvati who'll be teaching a new Native American Flute workshop. As always, we can not say enough how grateful we are to all the workshop instructors for their generous donation of time and talent. Check out the Workshops page as we lead up to the event.

 

 

 

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VENDING COMES TO THE EMRF

We have vendors this year for the first time in the Rhythm Festival's 13 year history! Please support them on Rhythm Festival day. To see the list of vendors, please click on this link.

 

 

 

 

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CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS!

Do you want to be a part of making the 13th annual EMRF a success? We have lots of different ways you can support the rhythm festival. If you would like to contribute to the effort, please let us know. We're very excited about this year's festival and we look forward to including you as part of the excitement. For more volunteer information, click here.

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