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Drum - Dance
Listen - Learn
22nd Annual

World Rhythm Festival
April 17 - 19, 2015

A World of Musical Performances and Drum & Dance Workshops

Free Admission!

    Get the full World Rhythm Festival experience:  Volunteer! 

    Be part of the Participant-driven magic that makes the Rhythm Festival so special!  We need your cheerful help at the information table and behind the scenes with Artists.  Learn more about volunteer opportunities here

    Artists:  We are now accepting proposals for workshops and performances. 
    Apply to give a Workshop or Performance here!
    Deadline: January 15, 2015.

    • Workshops & Performances all day Saturday & Sunday
    • Youth Workshops all day Saturday & Sunday
    • Artist & Participant Drum & Dance Jam Saturday
    • Saturday Night Dance Party
    • Great NW Drum Circle Sunday
    • International Marketplace - see Vendor list here
    • Drum Rental & Drum Check

    Click here for more scenes from past World Rhythm Festivals. Photos by Jerry Sitser

    The World Rhythm Festival in Seattle, is the best weekend immersion in world music, drum and dance that you can imagine. Join us for a festival packed with an amazing range of world music traditions, including African, Middle-Eastern, Latin, Indian, Brazilian, North American, and more.

    Read participant comments here.

    Read more about this amazing community-driven event!

    For more information about being a performer or workshop leader at a future WRF, go to our Artist FAQ page

    See links below for more WRF information:

    Thanks to our Sponsors & Supporters!

    Seattle Center
    A Seattle Center
    Community Created Event



    Maharaja Motors



    The World Rhythm Festival is presented by:
    World Rhythm Festival Art by Don Baker
    Building Community Through Rhythm

    Festival Art by Don Baker
    Website and hosting by Zorin
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