Red Rhythm & Boom 2018

2018 Red Rhythm & Boom

Mason City Council hopes you enjoy this FREE regional event intended to showcase the quality of life that Mason has to offer. The Fray and Five for Fighting are the featured artists for this year’s event you won’t want to miss!

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The City of Mason is excited to announce that Red Rhythm and Boom will feature the 2010 Grammy Nominated band The Fray.  The Fray is Slade, Joe King (guitar, vocals), Dave Welsh (guitar), and Ben Wysocki (drums). The Denver-based group formed in 2002 after high school friends Slade and King bumped into each other at a local guitar shop. The Fray achieved national success with their 2005 debut, featuring the hit singles “Over My Head (Cable Car)” and “How to Save a Life,” which went double-platinum. The City of Mason is also excited to announce that the event’s concert will kick off with an opening performance by the chart-topping artist Five for Fighting!

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The fun will begin at 4 p.m. with access to carnival and kid zone activities such as a zipline, extreme air trampolines, interactive inflatables, a climbing wall, bounce houses, carnival games and more! Guests can also enjoy a wide variety of food options as well as an adult beverages available throughout the evening. Stage entertainment will kick off at 6 p.m. with a skydiving exhibit presented by Start Skydiving and continue throughout the night until a fireworks display presented by Rozzi’s Famous Fireworks at 10 p.m.  We hope you can join us!


The event is FREE (no admission ticket is required). All lawn seating is first come, first serve beginning at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, July 3. Backstage passes are not available.


Interested in volunteering at the event? Volunteers of all ages and abilities are needed to help make this event a success! Organizations or groups who get at least 10 people to volunteer for a four hour shift each will receive a $200 donation to their organization or group. The City will make a donation to the Mason Parks and Recreation Foundation for each individual volunteer not associated with a group or organization of 10.

Volunteer Opportunities

Non Food Vendor Application

Food Vendor Application


Mason’s Red Rhythm and Boom will be held rain or shine and will not be rescheduled. In the event of severe weather, updates will be posted on the City of Mason’s social media pages for any cancellations. The City encourages residents and event participants to download the FREE Code Red Mobile App on their mobile phone to receive up to date weather and safety notifications regarding the event.



Lakeside Drive between Mason Montgomery Road and Foxfield Drive will close beginning at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, July 3 for event set up. The Mason Municipal Center and Community Center Campus can be accessed using  Nixon Park Drive and Foxfield Drive during this time.

Mason Montgomery Road will be closed from Foxfield Drive to Lakeside Drive on Tuesday, July 3 beginning at 4 p.m. until midnight. Detours will be provided.


Mason Community Center will be open from 5 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, July 3. The Center will also be open on Wednesday, July 4 from 6 a.m. to noon.


Lou Eves Municipal Pool will be open under normal hours of noon to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 3.


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Get connected with us for the latest event updates on Twitter, Facebook and CodeRED. Scan the QR Code below to download the free CodeRED Mobile Alert app and stay informed on weather conditions and other safety notifications throughout the Red Rhythm and Boom event.

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