Free RIR Music and Art Festival

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Date(s) - 02/13/15
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

C.B. Smith Park


“Love Of Recovery”

5Th Annual –  Rockers In Recovery Free Music and Art Festival

Addiction Awareness & Prevention Message through Rock-N-Roll

February 13, 2016



Hello everyone,

On behalf of Lori, Rob, Lou, Robin, Sponsors and Myself we want to invite you to the “FREE” Love of Recovery Music & Art Festival February 13, 2016 (12PM-11PM).

LOCATION: The Concert Green @ CB Smith Park 900 N Flamingo Road, Pembroke Pines, Florida, 33028.

It’s Free  – The event will be the anniversary of our very first concert back in February 12, of 2011. It is also the 20th concert RIR will be producing for the recovery community.. We will also be celebrating the 8 year anniversary of the founding of RIR.

This Free private event is for ALL people in recovery, loved ones seeking help or if you’re a supporter of the recovery movement.

To ALL TREATMENT PROGRAMS and SOBER LIVING HOUSES come on out and show clients that “HAVING FUN” in recovery is indeed possible!! IT IS ALSO A DRUG, ALCOHOL AND GAMBLING FREE  EVENT. Violators will be removed from the festival.

Enjoy Music,Speakers, Arts and Crafts Exhibitors , Food Vendors, Recovery Merchandise, Addiction Education, Evidenced Based Treatment Options , and Veteran Information.We have worked over the last seven years to end the sigma of addiction. We need to let people know we can enter into recovery to live purposeful lives and be of maximum service to all. How we do this is very simple ” Addiction Awareness & Prevention Through Rock-N-Roll”.Thank you to everyone for your years of support. The RIR Team looks forward to seeing everyone at the festival.


RIR Band  Musical Director: Lou Esposito-(Joe Walsh, Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry)

Mark Stein -(The Vanilla Fudge)
Eliot Jacobs– (The Capris)
Greg Deppe– (Bruce Springsteen and Soul Cruisers)
John Gianoulis– (Earl Slick Band and Felix Cavaliere)
Jeff Ganz– (Johnny Winter and Lou Reed Bands)

Ben Smith – (Heart)
Jeff Ousley – (Heart)
David Shelley- (Cher ,Government Mule)
David Uosikkinen -(The Hooters)
Colin McGuinness -( Axl Rose,The Red Hot Chili Peppers)
Tommy Conwell – (Tommy Conwell & The Young Rumblers)
Share Ross-(VIXEN)
Bam Tastic – (The Dogs D’Amour)



Music & Speaker Schedule

12:15 – Rick & Susan Riccardi (Fellowship Living Foundation)

12:30 – The Few

1:15 – Barbara Theodosiou (Addicts Mom)

1:30 – Grateful Road

2:15 – Kristen Harper (The Recovery Schools)

2:30 – Crush

3:15 – John Lehman – (FARR- Florida Association of Recovery Residences)

3:30 – Chillbillies

4:15 – Brittany Ringersen – (Young People in Recovery)

4:30 – Mrs. Chows Funhouse

5:30 – Michael DeLeon – (Steered Straight, Inc.)

5:30 – McCartney Mania

6:15 – Alton Smith- (The Academy for Addiction Professionals)

6:30 – Dave Shelley & The Bluestone

7:30 – Casey Montana & Friends Unplugged

7:45 – Lori & Rob Recovery Count Down

8PM SHOW -RIR All-Star Band & Guest Rockers

10:00 – Closing Ceremonies – Lori Sullivan & Rob Vincent

MAIN Sponsors Introduced

Speaker – Tom Coderre, Senior Advisor to SAMHSA.

Closing Songs – RIR Band and All Guest Rockers

Please contact 954-826-5968 for more information