THE TRIBAL RHYTHMS GATHERING 2018
THURS. AUG 2, 7PM – SUN. AUG. 5, 5PM
DRUM MAKING WORKSHOP WITH MEMBERS OF DREAM SEED ON MON., AUG. 6.
UPSTATE NEW YORK (2 HOURS FROM NEW YORK CITY)
Welcome to The Tribal Rhythms Gathering, a woodland camp-out retreat with masters of music and sacred traditions. Experience musical performances and workshops in the fields of didgeridoo, percussion, Tuvan throat singing, traditional African rhythms, handpan, beatboxing, sacred song and much more. This year’s gathering will feature artists: Alash Ensemble (Tuva), Glen Velez featuring Rhythm Vocalist Loire Cotler, Maestro Manuel Rufino (Taino, Dominican Republic), Dream Seed: Shamanic Sound Ensemble, Forefeather and Undakova from BEAT NYC, and more! In addition, participants will have the opportunity to experience a traditional healing sweat lodge with Taino elder, Maestro Manuel Rufino, take daily yoga classes, and be provided with full vegetarian meals throughout the festival. Prepare yourself for a mesmerizing gathering of global culture, world-class music, workshops, and ancient shamanic wisdom.
Watch our video from last year’s event:
Accomodations: There is camping available for free on site. Hotels are available 20-minutes away. All participants who are camping must provide their own tents, sleeping pads and sleeping bags. We will send you information on the nearest hotels as soon as you register.
Food (All-inclusive): Vegetarian meals will be provided throughout the retreat. Meals include Thursday dinner, all meals for Friday and Saturday, and Sunday breakfast and lunch. Drum making participants will also be provided with meals through Monday. We guarantee you will feel satisfied with quality food prepared by quality people.
Location: This event is being held on private land upstate New York (2 hours driving from New York City). The exact location will be given upon registration.
Arrival/Departure: Activities begin the night of Thursday, August 2 at 7pm with dinner and opening ceremony. Activities will end on Sunday, August 5 at 5pm. For participants in the drum making workshop will be able to camp the night of Aug 5 and take the workshop on Aug 6.
Parking: Parking is available on site and we encourage carpooling as much as possible. Please let us know where you will be coming from and if you would be able to bring additional people in your vehicle.
Public Transportation: Shuttles can be arranged to and from the event site and nearby towns. We will send you the best transit options via email as soon as you register and will help you find the best option.
BONUS EVENT: Drum Making Workshop
Monday, August 6, 9am-4pm
Join members of Dream Seed in making your own shamanic frame drum. The drum is a sacred instrument that invokes the heart and speaks a universal language. Its rhythmic heartbeat is at the center of ceremonies held by people all over the world.
Ticket cost is $347 for a full EARLYBIRD event pass and $397 for a regular full price ticket. This price includes meals, accomodations, workshops, sweat lodge, concerts and all activities Friday through Sunday. This price does not include the didgeridoo making workshop, details of which you will find below.
Ticket cost is $150 for a 1-day pass. This includes 3 meals and all event activities during a 24-hour period.
Purchase tickets at http://didgeproject.com/gathering