Okanagan Rhythm Fest June 22nd and 23rd!

ORF ’12, The Okanagan Rhythm Fest is on June 22nd and June 23rd.

The Rotary Center for the Arts  is by Okanagan Lake and the Grand Casino and Delta Hotel in Kelowna.  The ORF ’12 tentative schedule and agenda gives you an idea of things to look forward to at this year’s Okanagan Rhythm Fest!

Rotary Centre for the Arts

421 Cawston Avenue,     Kelowna, BC, Canada       V1Y 6Z1 Phone 250-717-5304 | Fax 250-717-5314 info@RotaryCentrefortheArts.com

Office Hours
Mon – Fri:    9:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Saturday: 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Registration for ORF is done at the Rotary Center and this will take place some time in late spring. You can check out what’s on the Sat. evening to see if you want to stay in Kelowna two nights.. The ORF committee (Raven included) is still in discussion about the schedule, so stay tuned to the ORF website for further changes. What’s on the website now gives an idea of what you can look forward to with workshops, stage show entertainment, and after parties with drum circles, drum parties, and drum dancing, samba dancing  etc. WAHOO!  There may also be more partying on Saturday evening!

Kamloops Drummers will be performing for the opening ceremony in the Rotary’s Atrium on Friday night!

Please “like” the Okanagan Rhythm Festival on Facebook and check out the website  http://www.okanaganrhythmfest.ca/. Please note that ORF is now accepting volunteer applications again for this year. Please contact Robin Ritchie (member of ORF committee) at drummer-am-i@hotmail.com for more details about volunteering.         Thank you.

V Day Monologues 23rd -25th and Drumming Feb. 23rd & 24th

Djembe Django Drummers are drumming pre the Vagina Monologues stage event at KCC at 6:15 on Thurs. evening, Feb. 23rd.

Rhythm Ryders are drumming prethe V. Monologues stage event at KCC at 6:15 on Thurs. evening, Feb. 24th.                      

Every V Day, thousands of local benefit productions are staged to raise funds for local groups, shelters, crisis centers working to end violence against women. Doors are open from 6pm to 9:30pm  Tickets on sale at Kamloops LIVE Box Office!  250-374-LIVE or online at www.kamloopslive.ca.  In addition to the adult performance of some very funny and moving monologues, the events includes a silent auction each night.

Please see this website’s “Events” page for more info.  KamloopsDrumConnection.com Thank you. Raven

Rhythm Ryders on You Tube!


“African Rumba” – Rhythm Ryders – Kamloops, BC

Rhythm Ryders – 4 to 5 drummers jammin’ grooves, root ensembles, or creating original music. The ultimate of good times!

Rhythm Ryders = Roz, Pat, Raven, and Catherine                                                YouTube fun time! Hopefully in the next filming, Andrew will be able to join us.. We look forward to more videos under the DJDJ Drum Connection channel on YouTube.

Thanks to Pat Eberts for the film work! (djembedjango@hotmail.com)

See the VIDEOS page for other clips and the Djembe Django Drummers video from the Sun Peaks Culture Festival.