Slyfest 12 at The Heron
Friday 11th Aug, 2017 → Sunday 13th Aug, 2017

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The12th annual fundraiser designed to support the Slyboots School mission: to promote positive social change through cultural arts education and performance. To bring the world together, on the sly~~

The Slyboots School of Music, Art & Dance presents:
SLYFEST 12 @ The Heron
August 11, 12 & 13, 2017

~ 3 days of camping at the Heron (
~ Internationally renowned world music and dance performances across 3 stages
~Interactive drum and dance workshops
~Live art 
~ F I R E
~Drum building
~Artist lectures
~Food and drinks
~Vendor village 
and so much more!!

Featuring performances by:

The Slyboots Circus featuring:
Erico Ansuade of Ghana-- Mohamed Diaby of Guinea,-- Alassane Sarr of Senegal--- Kasumu JA of Nigeria--- Devi Bollywood Dance-- Buffalo Gamelan Club and many more!

Toubab Krewe

Consider the Source

The Mike Dillon Band featuring Mike Dillon!!


Critt's Juke Joint featuring DJ Logic

Brasilian Vibes feat. Arthur Lipner & Nanny Assis

Buffalo Afrobeat Orchestra featuring Preach Freedom


One World Tribe

Saranaide featuring Sara Rodriguez, Jon LoRusso and the original On The Sly trio




The Rockaz

Tiger Chung Lee

Space Junk

Mike Sisto

Masti Percussion featuring Bob Accurso

The Big Sauce Trio

The Brian DeAngelo Trio

La Marimba Buffalo featuring Tiffany Nicely

Amor and Heritage- Folkloric-Latino Dance

Borinquen Dance Theatre 


Jason Pfaff's Music for Ultras featuring SCANTRON

Witty Tar Box

and more TBA

$75 3-day Pass
$25 1-day Pass
Day of Show Price
$100 3-day Pass
$50 1-day Pass
12+ under are FREE

Interested in being a vendor, sponsor or volunteer for Slyfest 12? Email:

If you live in WNY, Erie, Jamestown, Rochester, or Syracuse and would like to Street Team this event for a ticket please read this form: and then email

Brought to you by:
The Slyboots School of Music, Art & Dance
The Buffalo World Music and Dance Academy LLC
Ripe Audio - sound, lights, and recording
The Great Blue Heron Music Festival
Walfredo Creative Graphic Design
Richmond Ferry Church
Funk N Waffles
Buffalo Ironworks

Tickets can be purchased at any Slyboots Class or at the following ticket outlets:

Terrapin Station - Buffalo
Buffalo Ironworks- Buffalo
Funk N Waffles- Syracuse & Rochester

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