“Rhythm Hunters seems to be a force of nature rather than a grouping of musicians…I was clearly unprepared for the power of this act.”


“The seemingly esoteric music has tightness, flair and a love of traditions… I see Rhythm Hunters becoming a force in World music and indigenous Music genres.”

Keith Preston; Manager Art Beat

“The intensity of the drums combined with the poetics of martial arts was irresistible. Rhythm Hunters shone and inspired.”

Lisa-Maree Botticelli; Australian Stage Online

“A show that was so musically engaging and complex that it feels like you have slipped inside an ancient myth or otherworld.”

Steve Gadd; Cygnet Folk Festival Director

“I see Rhythm Hunters becoming a force in World music & indigenous Music genres.”

Keith Preston; Member Dya Singh



It’s Always The Same… Till It’s Different

RHYTHM UNDERGROUND is back for 2019

After a break - RHYTHM UNDERGROUND is back for 2019! ** TICKETS ON SALE NOW ** RHYTHM HUNTERS + SPECIAL GUESTS NICKY BOMBA & SI MULLUMBY Rhythm Hunters are back in their biggest show of the past years, with the return of Rhythm Underground at The Jenolan Caves....

The Rhythm Hut turns 6!

The Rhythm Hut Crew Invites You To Celebrate its 6th Birthday! Presale tix - $30 - Humanitix (Door: $40) Kids under 12 FREE - must be booked Collective Dance Party Dynamite! WILD MARMALADE ~ RHYTHM HUNTERS ~ CROOKED FIDDLE Huge Drum Circle 'Age six is super cool...

Rhythm Hunters vs The World: 3 DAYS TO GO!

The time is here. We've created an event on our Rhythm Hunters Facebook page for your one place to stop to find our new album - wherever you are in the world! 'IT'S ALWAYS THE SAME... TILL IT'S DIFFERENT'Out worldwide, 9.30 am Tues 5th November (Sydney, Australia...


“The intensity of the drums combined with the poetics of dance and martial arts was irresistible. The Rhythm Hunters shone and inspired.”

Australian Stage Online

Rhythm Hunters blend sounds from Indonesia, Japan, Africa and modern day Australia to provide cutting edge physical percussion, didgeridoo, Western horns, Asian flute, deep grooves and ethereal soundscapes that mesmerize and captivate.

Of Acehenese heritage, group leader Rendra Freestone has developed Taiko drumming alongside the shamanic Sufi-like traditions of Indonesia into a show that has been wowing audiences nationwide.

Rhythm Hunters has, power, pizzaz, funk, innovation and hard old school discipline which is being delicately channeled into their irresistible sound and Sweet Indo-Pacific Grooves.


Our Services

Rhythm Hunters offer a range of services and booking options to the community.


Rhythm Hunters have performed at a variety of Music Festivals, Council Events, Ceremonies and Multicultural Days and inquiries can be made regarding bookings.

Parties & Weddings

We bring in lots of drums and facilitate a drum circle experience for Kids Parties, Hens Nights, Bucks Parties, 18th, 21st and 50th birthdays and you can even walk down the aisle to the sound of Japanese Festival Drums or have the whole crowd cheer you on with drums in hand!

Corporate Performance & Team- Building

High Impact Taiko Drum Performances for Product Launches, Art Exhibitions, Awards Ceremonies and End of Financial Year Events, or bring your team together with drums and share one of the most positive and enriching experiences a group can have. (for groups of 10 – 200 participants).

School Incursions & Private Tuition

We perform in schools all over the country offering interactive performances and specialist workshops that are educational, interesting and fun! We also offer Classes, Drum Repair Services and The Rhythm Hunters Drum Shop through The Rhythm Hut at Faunce Street, Gosford.