Rippers at ORF
At Peachland's Heritage Park.
Left to right: Gary Budd, J Clark, Isabel Chen, Diana McGregor, Drew Makepeace & Dave Corbeil

The Rippers are a drumming group based in Penticton, BC, dedicated to performing traditional West African percussion music. They perform in and around the Okanagan region at events, festivals, concerts, etc. To keep abreast of Rippers' events, Like us on Facebook.

Performances: Rippers will be performing for the Grand Fondo bike race. We will be set up near the Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory (DRAO) on White Lake Road. Date: July 9th. Time: 9 am to 1:10 pm.

Rippers at ORF
The OneWorld Multicultural Festival in Penticton.
Rippers at ORF
Okanagan Rhythm Fest at Kelowna's Rotary Centre for the Arts. You can also see this performance on video with guest drummer Bobby Bovenzi.
Rippers at ORF
OK Falls Kids' Day
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Agur Lake Camp Society Fundraiser.

Contact Info:

    For booking information, email Drew Makepeace at

    For general information about drumming events, classes and workshops
    in the Okanagan Valley, visit