Rock Rattle Roll

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Saturday August 21

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10:00 AM  –  4:00 PM


Get ready to ROCK ┃ RATTLE┃ ROLL at the Buffalo Museum of Science! Join us for a day of music and dance with hands-on science activities and demonstrations throughout the Museum.


Discover the movement of seismic waves, decorate your own rattle, create your own Javanese shadow puppet and learn how cicadas sing! With four floors of activities and musical performances throughout the day, this is an event you won’t want to miss!


Performance Schedule

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.: Nusantara Arts – Buffalo Gamelan


12:00 – 12:30 p.m.: Slyboots Drum and Dance Ensemble


1:00 – 1:30 p.m.: Joseph Mahfoud


 2:00 – 2:30 p.m.: Nusantara Arts – Buffalo Gamelan



Tickets for Rock Rattle Roll include general admission to our permanent 2nd, 3rd, and 4th floor exhibits and entry to the traveling exhibition, Medieval To Metal: The Art & Evolution Of The Guitar.


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