RIR Music Retreat Schedule

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Dear Friends,

October 18-20, 2019 RIR Music Retreat on Lake Griffin at the Life Enrichment Retreat Center In Fruitland Park, Florida.  

3 Day 2 Night On Site Room Accommodations Motel Style Rooms on beautiful Lake Griffin - Buildings #1-4 (See Map Below) - All meals are included with your package, all meal times are at designated time in onsite cafeteria. Snacks and cold beverages will be included in your package throughout the weekend at the RIR Cafe.

October 18 Retreat Checkin 3pm

2019 RIR Music Retreat Schedule - (Check Back Here Periodically For Retreat Updates And Announcements) 

3pm RIR Music Cafe Stage  - See Cafe Schedule @ https://rir-store.myshopify.com/pages/rir-cafe-music-retreat

6:30pm Dinning Hall - Friday Night Reception Dinner & Meet and Greet

Friday Night Main Stage (Main Auditorium)

8pm - Special Guest Speaker: Lois Delgado (Recovery Radio Host) aka “The Dope Doctor” From The Couch Live. 

8:30pm - Special Guest Speaker: Tony Marossie, Founder of the Recovery Band Selfish Steam and 2009 Prism Award Song Of The Year.

9pm -  Tony Marossie and Selfish Steam Kickoff The Music. 

Their music has its own style. Sometimes, it has no style at all. Whatever the case may be, their originality and the fun they have together is truely magic. Sobriety and persistance has taken these guys on an amazing journey with no end in site. Remember, you have to come to the concerts to find out what happens to the people that don't come to the concerts. Selfish Steam - Rockers In Recovery® - Digital Music Promotions & Distribution @ http://bit.ly/2V46N15

10pm - Crush Band (2017 RIR Band of The Year)

11pm-3am  Lakeside Bonfire Meeting

11pm - 3am Open Mic at the RIR Coffee House - Musicians, Singer-Songwriters, Poets, comedians,


Saturday October 19 Schedule:

12am- 3am - RIR Coffee House Open Mic and Speakers

7:30am -  lakeside morning meeting

7:30am- Yoga In the courtyard

7:30am - Guided music meditation In the main auditorium

Starting 10am Saturday At RIR Coffee House 

Live RIR Unplugged Performances 

8:30am-9:30am Breakfast in the Dining Hall

10:30am - 6pm -  Arts and Crafts, Merchandise Vendors, Evidence Based Addiction Recovery Modalities, Massage, Fishing, Field Games, Basketball , Nature Hike, Frisbee golf, along with other fun activities available throughout the day. (See schedule in program)

12pm -12:45 Lunch (Dining Hall)

Live Bands Main Auditorium (45 Minute Sets) 

1pm - 12 Step Boggie

2pm - Open

3pm - Dallas Albers and Beneath The Bell

4pm - Open

5pm - 6:00 Dinner (5:30pm Dining Hall)

7pm- 7:45  RIR Cafe Open Mic

Saturday Night Main Stage (Main Auditorium)

8pm - Special Guest Speaker: Mike Mizwinski (MiZ):

MiZ has a great message of hope. Directly because of MiZ’s continued hard work on his recovery, He’s gone on in his musical career to opened for and or play with: America, The Wallflowers, Derek Trucks Band, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Blues Travelers, The Late Leon Russell, and many more. 

Meet Mike Mizwinski better know as Miz. - Take a couple of minutes and watch my friend and brother in Recovery https://youtu.be/wmr90juvAyA . MiZ is an amazingly talented singer songwriter and one bad ass musician.  John Hollis, Founder at Rockers In Recovery. 

8:30pm - Special Guest Speaker: Doc Holladay:

Doc Is a Singer-Songwriter,  voted among the top three singer/songwriters in Nashville 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 Nashville Scene "Best Of Nashville" readers poll, and has become one of the most in-demand  talents around. Doc has shared the stage with acts such as Brad Paisley, Pam Tillis, Jimmie Van Zant, Beth Nielsen Chapman,  Trick Pony, Charlie Daniels, Nickle Creek, Tiffany, Sweethearts of The Rodeo, Tim McGraw, and Buddy Jewell. While primarily an Americana and Country writer he’s worked and wrote with pop stars such as "Tiffany", Southern Rock icon Jimmie Van Zant, and even with members of legendary rock groups such as Cinderella, Warrant, Tesla, The Babys, and others.

Personally, Doc has been drug and alcohol free since 2007, and has overcome many obstacles and addictions. He shares his music and recovery experiences at numerous drug and alcohol treatment centers, retreats and conventions with the goal of sharing the message of recovery, hope, and the mantra "miracles happen, and redemption is always possible!"

9pm Retreat Dance and Concert

The RIR All-Star Band: Musical Director George Massengill (Vocals and Keys), Drew Preston (Lead Guitar) Davis Mitchell (Vocals and Rhythm Guitar), Daniel Holt and 

Special Guest Rockers; Mike Mizwinski, Muddy Shews, Maria Doty, Doc Holladay , Joseph Antonelli, and many more. 

By the lake Saturday night: 

11pm - Drum Circle 

11pm - Bonfire meeting


Sunday October 20 Schedule:

12am-3am the RIR Coffee House Will Host Open Mic for Singer/Songwriters, comedians, and poets.

2am -  Gratitude Bonfire Meeting by the lake 

7:30am- Yoga In the courtyard

7:30am - Guided music meditation In the main auditorium

8:30am - 9:30am (Breakfast in the Dining Hall)  9:30am - 10:30 Lakeside morning meeting  10:30am - 11:45 Rockers In Recovery Unplugged at The RIR Cafe 10:30am - Church Service (Main Auditorium) - Charlotte Day & Lyle Fried - Band Director: Davis Mitchell and  Church Band (Details To Be Announced)

12pm - 12:45 Lunch Dining Hall 

12:45pm Sunday Main Stage (Main Auditorium)

1:00pm - Speakers Meeting ( Speakers 30 Years Or More )

Closing Us Out From 2019 RIR Music Retreat  

2pm - Miz (Michael Mizwinsk) "