Slyfest at Griffis Sculpture Park – September 5th & 6th!

Did you know that Griffis Sculputre Park is Teaming up with The Slyboots School of Music, Art & Dance to present:

SLYFEST 10 @ The Griffis Sculpture Park
September 5 & 6, 2015

Internationally renowned performances
Interactive Workshops, Vendor Village,
Park Tours, Light Show and so much more!!

-Kaki King performing “The Neck is a Bridge to the Body”

-Arthur Lipner & Brasilian Music Soul will be performing, teaching a master class and screening his feature documentary “Talking Sticks” with Q&A session afterwards

– Bernard Woma performing, teaching a master class and joining in on the Q&A session with Arthur Lipner about the “Talking Sticks” documentary in which he is also featured.

-The Slyboots CIRCUS featuring Bernard Woma, Erico Ansuade and Mohamed Diaby

-On The Sly (REUNION featuring the original trio Griffin Brady, Andrew Moore and Mike Sisto)

-Eric T. Crittenden with Critt’s Juke Joint

-Family Funktion and the Sitar Jams featuring Ravi Padmanabha and Naryan Padmanabha

-Buffalo Afrobeat Orchestra featuring Preach Freedom, Steve Baczkowski and Ringo Brill

-Mike Gantzer & David Loss (of Aqueous) Acoustic Wonder Emporium

-Universe Shark

-The Michael King Project

– Sonder

– Sara Rodriguez & Yen Ko

1-day pass – $15
2-day pass- $30
VIP Pass- $50

At the Gate-
1- day pass – $20
2-day pass- $40
VIP Pass- $70

kids under 12 are FREE

feelin’ sly?

Tickets on sale now!

10:00am YOGA
11:00am Workshops, Master Classes & Movie Screenings
(Full workshop schedule TBA)
2:00pm Sonder
3:30pm Michael King Project
5:00pm Arthur Lipner
—Slyboots Circus Intermission—
6:30pm Preach Freedom & the Buffalo Afrobeat Orchestra
—Slyboots Circus Intermission—
8:00pm Critts Juke Joint
—Slyboots Circus Intermission—
10:00pm Kaki King
11:30pm Talking Sticks Documentary

10:00am YOGA
11:00am Workshops, Master Classes & Movie Screenings
12:30am Sara Rodriguez & Yen Ko
2:00pm Mike and Dave of Aqueous
3:30pm On the Sly/Aqueously
5:00pm Universe Shark
6:30pm The Slyboots Drum Ensemble
8:00pm Family Funktion and the Sitar Jams
10pm …

SLYFEST 10 is brought to you by:
The Slyboots School of Music, Art & Dance
The Ashford Hollow Foundation
Ripe Audio
Lemur Studios
Musser / Conn Selmer
The Rupp Foundation
Richmond Ferry Church LLC
Flying Bison Brewing Company


The Slyboots School of Music, Art and Dance Head Quarters is hiding in plain sight in Buffalo, NY and has proudly served the music, dance and art communities in Upstate New York and beyond over the past decade, on the sly.

First and foremost renowned for their international world music and dance education tours, workshops and private instruction, this grassroots operation has been rapidly gaining a name in the Upstate New York Festival scene with their annual fundraiser, SLYFEST– a multi day extravaganza featuring live music, art installations, workshops, YOGA, swimming and even a Hot Air Balloon.

As the Sly family grows from their humble roots in Fredonia, NY to engage larger communities in the Upstate New York area, we have been simultaneously branching out to address issues in our global village and utilize world music as a vehicle to unite people from around the world and manifest positive social change in our communities and beyond. September 2015 will mark the start of the Slyboots School’s 9th US tour with the SAAKUMU Dance Troupe from Ghana, West Africa- performing at colleges and universities, clubs and schools all over the country.
Slyboots has helped to expose an estimated 40,000 students to cultural arts programming EVERY year since 2006– that’s 360,000 lives inspired, on the sly.

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