Welcome to the seventh annual
website is undergoing transition from the information
for last year's festival to that for 2015. As pages are
updated, the logo in the upper left hand corner will be
changed from the 2014 logo (dragonfly) to the 2015 logo
(woodpecker). Eventually, all pages will be updated, so
check back often.
November 12 - 15, 2015
Thursday: 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday & Saturday: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sunday: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
brought to you by
River Flute Circle
Heritage Gathering, Inc.
The Indian River Flute Circle and
Native Heritage Gathering, Inc.
proudly present the seventh annual gathering of the Native
Rhythms Festival. This three and a half day festival during Native
American Heritage Month honors the culture of the indigenous
peoples of the Americas through music, and especially the music
of the Native American Flute.
Welcome to the cyberhome of the Native
Rhythms Festival. All available information regarding
our seventh annual festival will be available here. Please feel
free to browse.
While we transition this website from the 2014
festival to the 2015, you will find pages from both years'
events. You can tell when a page has been updated to this year's
information by the presence of our 2015 logo (with the
woodpecker) replacing our 2014 logo (with the dragonfly). Check
back from time to time as we update our information.
invite you help us get the word out about our festival. Click
here or on the poster image to the left to download a
standard 8 1/2" x 11" PDF page containing our poster (filesize:
1.58MB). Feel free to make and distribute copies wherever
you think they might be seen by anyone who could be interested.
This website is a living entity that will grow
throughout the process of planning this year's festival. Native Rhythms Festival
has a presence in the Facebook community! Click
here to join our fans and keep up with all
announcements regarding this year's festival.
["Like" Native Rhythms Festival
on Facebook and help us get to 3000 "likes" by
2015 festival time!]
Diamond and Platinum Level Sponsors
We have now opened our 2015 sponsorship drive and
welcome all who wish to provide direct support for this event by
becoming a Native Rhythms Festival
sponsor. We offer a five level sponsorship program that puts Native
Rhythms Festival sponsorship within the reach of most
budgets. Those who participate at the highest levels, our
Diamond and Platinum Sponsors, will be prominently featured here on our
event home page. Find all of our 2015 sponsors
listed on our Sponsors Page.
We are grateful to all of the organizations and individuals whose
support makes this event possible, but we
give a special recognition here on our homepage to our Diamond
and Platinum Level Sponsors:
Platinum Level Sponsors
2015 Headline Performers
Festival weekend will feature a continuous flow of
top flight entertainment coming from the amphitheater stage. We
are proud to present our program of "headline" performers. As in the past, our
"headline" performers include GRAMMY, NAMMY (Native
American Music Award), and ISMA (Indian Summer Music Award)
winners and nominees. They are supported by outstanding "featured"
performers to fill out our on-stage program.
Find photos, CD offerings, and
performer biographic information for all of our performers on our Performers Page,
or click on the individual performer's photo or name below to go
directly to their bio.
Master of Ceremonies
We are honored to have Clint Goss
and Vera Shanov conduct the 2015 Native
Rhythms Flute School on Wednesday (Nov
11) and Thursday (Nov 12) at the Candlewood Suites. Click
here (or on the banner above) to go to the
flute school's website for all the details and to
submit your on-line registration.
NEWS -- NEWS
Check back from time to time and see what else is happening with
those associated with this year's festival.
The Native Rhythms
Festival is a true family-friendly event. No use of
alcoholic beverages or illegal drugs will be tolerated. The use
of profane or abusive language is unwelcome. Abusers of these
rules will be asked to leave the grounds.
Directly Help Us?
||If you are
interested in helping us meet the huge financial
challenge of putting on Native Rhythms again this year,
click on the PayPal donation button to the left (or on
the main menu of any of our site's web pages) and get
the full details on how you can make a tax deductible
donation to our sponsoring organization, Native Heritage
Gatherings, Inc. Your donation will only be used to help
cover the expenses of the event and will not go to
anybody associated with putting on this event. Donations
may be in any amount, as little or as much as you'd like
to give. Every little bit helps, and we truly appreciate
When you donate, make a note to let us know if you'd
like us to send you a letter acknowledging your donation
for your tax records.
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