Thursday, June 18, 2009
Summer Festival Guide for Drummers
by Jim Donovan
Happy Summer Rhythm Family!
Here is a list of upcoming summer festivals where you can truly get your groove on!
6.20.09 Hunker, PA : Farm Festival only $10!!
This one is very low key, kid friendly and cheap! Come for the day. Eat organic food, drumming for you, drumming for the kids, Drum the Ecstatic concert in the evening...
7.2 and 7.3.09 Artemis, PA : Drum and Splash Festival
If counter-culture and creating a new vision for sustainable living is your thing then you will love Drum and Splash. Lot's of great workshops, music, nature. Swimming in the stream. Camping too.. I'll be teaching several workshops over these 2 days. Yoga of Drum and Chant, Drumming Ecstasy & Evolution, and Rhythm Renewal Workshop...
7.4.09 Sherman, NY : Great Blue Heron Music Festival
One of my personal favorites, I'll be teaching a large afternoon workshop and probably sitting in with friends here and there. There is amazing roots music, camping, food, late night zydeco dance...
7.10.09 Masontown, WV : The All Good Festival
If you're looking to see some of the best jam-bands in the country at a large exciting festival, you will love All Good. They also are committed to bringing education and environmental awareness to their festival goers..
I will be doing a Rhythm Renewal Drumming Workshop at noon and performing my 400,000 People, Carlos Santana and me...performance/story around 4pm.
7.17-18.09 Oberlin, OH : Two Days of Drumming Retreat
Join us for an invigorating and inspiring two-days. Spend the day attending a variety of drumming sessions facilitated by our professional drumming team. Sample holistic health modalities, commune with nature, enjoy your lunch out among the pines - relax, renew, rejuvenate! Yoga of Drum and Chant on Friday night, workshops all day Saturday. Drum the Ecstatic Concert Saturday night! Pick a package and register here...
7.30-8.2.09 Loretto, PA: 2009 Summer Rhythm Renewal
Along with tons of drumming, we've added more dance and even a mandala drawing workshop!
You can check it out here...
If you are on Facebook, you can become a Summer Rhythm Renewal fan here...
Lastly, I bit the bullet and decided to try out Twitter.
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I am so glad summer is here.