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Drum Boogie Festival 

click to enlarge So Percussion plays the Drum Boogie Festival on September 7.
  • Janette Beckman
  • So Percussion plays the Drum Boogie Festival on September 7.

September 7. Originating in 2008, the day-long, family-friendly, multicultural Drum Boogie Festival assembles world-class artists playing jazz, Japanese taiko, Middle Eastern, rock, classical, Native American, African, Jamaican steel pan, and other percussion-oriented styles. Held outdoors at Andy Lee Field, the event begins with a tribute to ragtime xylophonist George Hamilton Green at the nearby Woodstock Artists Cemetery and features Jack DeJohnette, the Midnight Ramble Band, NEXUS, Simon Shaheen, members of Broadway's "The Lion King" and "Stomp," the Saturday Night Live Band, SO Percussion, and more. 10am. Free. Woodstock. (845) 657-0455; Drumboogiefestival.com.

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