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MARCH CAMPS

Rock 101

Starting Wednesday, March 7th

Rock 101 is our easy-going and informative beginner-level camp, beginning Wednesday, March 7th. In our relaxed, professional and non-judgmental atmosphere you’ll get to learn the basics of being in a band. Over four rehearsals we will introduce you to the basic concepts of playing live music in a group ensemble. Topics covered include: tempo and time signature, song structures and dynamics, band etiquette and proper rehearsal preparation. If you are looking for that perfect starting point to begin your Rock journey, this is what you’ve been waiting for!

Open positions:  BASS, DRUMS, KEYBOARDS

Rock 201: ‘Pioneers of Rock’ Camp

Starting Sunday, March 4th

A wop-bop-a-loo-mop a lop-bom-bom!!! At our Rock 201: ‘Pioneers of Rock’ Camp beginning Sunday, March 4th, you cool cats can get shake a tail feather with the essential artists that literally created our favorite genre! All it took was a C, F, G and a little heart and soul! Take a stroll through time and rock the songs that founded Rock in the 1950s, such as “Heartbreak Hotel” by Elvis Presley, “Johnny B. Goode” by Chuck Berry and “Peggy Sue” by Buddy Holly! This camp concludes with an in-studio VIP performance for your invited friends and family on your fourth rehearsal.

Open positions:  BASS, KEYBOARDS

Rock 201: Nirvana Camp

Starting Tuesday, March 6th

Take a deep breath… do you smell something? It smells like… Teen Spirit! At our Rock 201: Nirvana Camp starting Tuesday, March 6th, you’ll be able to play the grunge anthems of the band that changed modern music in the 90s! Grab your flannel, crank that DS-1 distortion pedal and rock to such Nirvana classics as “Lithium”, “All Apologies” and “Sliver”! This camp concludes with an in-studio VIP performance for your invited friends and family on your fourth rehearsal.

Open positions: BASS, DRUMS

Rock 301: British Invasion Camp

Starting Monday, March 5th

Beware all you Yanks, the Red Coats are coming! Not with muskets or  rifles, but with Rickenbackers and Stratocasters! At our Rock 301:  British Invasion Camp starting Monday March 5th, you’ll be able to  celebrate our brothers across the sea who  were celebrating American  music with their own brand of rock n roll! Get the tea and crumpets  ready as you rock out to such classic 1960s British Invasion hits as “I Feel Fine” by The Beatles, “Anyway You Want It” by Dave Clark Five and “Sunny Afternoon” by The Kinks. This camp concludes with a gig at  Bunkers on March 31st

Open positions:This camp is filled!

Rock 301: The Modern Blues

Starting Tuesday, March 6th

From Chicago to Memphis, from Kansas City to St. Louis—The Blues rules! But it ain’t just all about the past, The Blues is still goin’ strong! At our Rock 301: Modern Blues Camp beginning Tuesday, March 6th, you’ll get to lay some licks down and bust a boogie to some of the best current blues cuts! Grab a bottle and get ‘blue to such future-standards as “Mountain Climbing” by Joe Bonamassa, “Boogie Man” by Eric Gales and “Lie To Me” by Johnny Lang! This camp concludes with a spot on our March Showcase at Bunkers on March 31st.

Open positions:  This camp is filled!

Rock 301: Build-Your-Own-Camp – Billy Joel

Starting Wednesday, March 7th

If you are a band of five Rock Moms or Dads who think it’s about time to get out of the garage and do some serious damage, we have the opportunity for you! You provide the musicians and songs, we’ll provide the studio and attentive one-one-one assistance from one of our awesome Instructors to help you be the best band you can be! Top it off with your very own slot at our March Showcase at Bunkers on March 31st, RCFD’s Build-Your-Own Camp option is a great way to whip your ideal band into shape!

Open positions: This “Billy Joel” Build-Your-Own-Camp is currently full but Contact Denise today to schedule your own Rock 101, 201 or 301 camp space!

Rock 301: Build-Your-Own Camp – Volbeat

Starting Thursday, March 8th

If you are a band of five Rock Moms or Dads who think it’s about time to get out of the garage and do some serious damage, we have the opportunity for you! You provide the musicians and songs, we’ll provide the studio and attentive one-one-one assistance from one of our awesome Instructors to help you be the best band you can be! Top it off with your very own slot at our March Showcase at Bunkers on March 31st, RCFD’s Build-Your-Own Camp option is a great way to whip your ideal band into shape!.

Open positions: This “Volbeat” Build-Your-Own-Camp is currently full but Contact Denise today to schedule your own Rock 101, 201 or 301 camp space!

Jamshop: Acoustic/Country

 Starting Saturday, March 10th

Looking for a little more Mojo on the weekends? Why not give Jamshop a try! The JamShop, beginning Saturday, March 10th, is aimed at all levels of musicians who are interested in getting together, during the weekend, to play in a casual, laid back and collaborative environment, focused on fun Saturday morning jammin! The March Jamshop will have an Acoustic/Country theme, so come on down and countrify yer mornin’!

Open positions:  BASS, KEYBOARDS

APRIL CAMPS

Rock 101

Starting Wednesday, April 11th

Rock 101 is our easy-going and informative beginner-level camp, beginning Wednesday, April 11th. In our relaxed, professional and non-judgmental atmosphere you’ll get to learn the basics of being in a band. Over four rehearsals we will introduce you to the basic concepts of playing live music in a group ensemble. Topics covered include: tempo and time signature, song structures and dynamics, band etiquette and proper rehearsal preparation. If you are looking for that perfect starting point to begin your Rock journey, this is what you’ve been waiting for!

Open positions:  GUITAR, DRUMS, KEYBOARDS

Rock 201: ‘Baby-Love’ Camp

Starting Sunday, April 8th

Oh baby, baby! We are excited to announce that our own marvelous instructor Nathan Kinney will be having TWINS! To celebrate this joyous occasion, Rock Camp For Dads will be having our Rock 201: ‘Baby-Love’ Camp beginning Sunday April 8th! Wish Nathan luck with his double-bundle of joy by rocking a set of tunes all centering around babies, such as “Baby Love” by The Supremes, “Baby I Need Your Loving” by The Four Tops and “Hit Me Baby One More Time” by Fountains of Wayne. This camp concludes with a very special VIP performance party and Nathan’s baby shower on your fourth rehearsal!

Open positions: GUITAR, BASS, DRUMS, VOCALS, KEYBOARDS

Rock 201: Alt-Rock Camp

Starting Tuesday, April 10th
Tear your jeans and grab that flannel! It’s time to make rock edgy again! At our Rock 201: Alt-Rock Camp beginning Tuesday, April 10th, you can celebrate the rebirth of rock in the 90s! Get a little moody and don’t be afraid to show your emotional side: it’s all about honesty AND rocking out! Plug in and play the top 1990s Alternative hits you know and love, such as “Tomorrow” by Silverchair, “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” by Deep Blue Something and “Lump” by Presidents of the United States of America. This camp concludes with an in-studio VIP performance for your invited friends and family on your fourth rehearsal.

Open positions: GUITAR, BASS, DRUMS, VOCALS

Rock 201: Rolling Stones Camp

Starting Wednesday, April 11th
This camp is offered because of their majesty’s satanic request! All you beggars are gonna have a banquet at our Rock 201: Rolling Stones Camp, beginning Wednesday, April 11th! Rock a riff like Richards or just jaunt like Jagger, plug in and jam to the killer tunes of the greatest rock band that ever was-and still is! Get ready to rock to such Stones classics as “Jumpin Jack Flash”, “You Can’t Always Get What You Want”, and “Brown Sugar”! This camp concludes with an in-studio performance party for your invited friends and family on your forth rehearsal.

Open positions: BASS

Rock 301: Build-Your-Own Camp – Bonnie Raitt

Starting Monday, April 9th
If you are a band of five Rock Moms or Dads who think it’s about time to get out of the garage and do some serious damage, we have the opportunity for you! You provide the musicians and songs, we’ll provide the studio and attentive one-one-one assistance from one of our awesome Instructors to help you be the best band you can be! Top it off with your very own slot at our April Showcase on May 5th, RCFD’s Build-Your-Own Camp option is a great way to whip your ideal band into shape!

Open positions: This “Bonnie Raitt” Build-Your-Own-Camp is currently full but Contact Denise today to schedule your own Rock 101, 201 or 301 camp space!

Rock 301: Judas Priest Camp

Starting Tuesday, April 10th

Grab your leather, we’re gonna be breakin’ the law! At our Rock 301: Judas Priest Camp beginning Tuesday, April 10th, you’ll be able to live after midnight as you rock the anthems of the quintessential heavy metal band of the late 70s/early 80s! Rev up your Harley and polish those studs, we’re gonna plug-in and get you amped up with such classic Judas Priest hits as “Electric Eye”, “Breaking The Law” and “Some Heads Are Gonna Roll”! This camp concludes with a spot on our April Showcase on Saturday, May 5th.

Open positions: GUITAR, DRUMS, VOCALS

Rock 301: Hall & Oates Camp

Starting Thursday, April 12th

Are you lookin for a little soul this Spring? Well, Rock Camp For Dads is gonna dish you up a bowl of oats — Daryl and John Oates! Starting Thursday, April 12th, our Rock 301: Hall & Oates Camp will get you to plug in your guitar and jive to Hall & Oates’ classic 70s hits! Pour a glass of oats (in some stout beer) and jam to such smooth sailin numbers as “Rich Girl”, “Private Eyes”, and “When The Morning Comes.” This camp concludes with a spot on our April Showcase on Saturday, May 5th.

Open positions: BASS

Rock 301: The Clash Camp

Starting Thursday, April 12th

Get ready to rock the casbah because London is calling! At our Rock 301: The Clash Camp beginning Thursday, April 12th, you’ll be able to rock the tunes of the seminal band that put brains in the Punk movement! We¹ll give you ‘enough rope’ to rock out on all your favorite Clash favorites such as “Janie Jones”, “Lost in the Supermarket” and “London Calling”. This camp concludes with a spot on our April Showcase on Saturday, May 5th.

Open positions: KEYS

Jamshop: Blues

Starting Saturday, April 14th
Looking for a little more Mojo on the weekends? Why not give Jamshop a try! The JamShop, beginning Saturday, April 14th, is aimed at all levels of musicians who are interested in getting together, during the weekend, to play in a casual, laid back and collaborative environment, focused on fun Saturday morning jammin! The April Jamshop will a Blues theme, so come on down and get a shot of the blues in yer mornin’!

Open positions: GUITAR, BASS, DRUMS, VOCALS, KEYBOARDS

 

These camp positions are all first come first serve, so act fast and get the camp you want! Click on the position you want in the camp of your choice to put down your deposit. This will secure your spot. Also, if you’re a guitar player who wants to try his or her hand at something different, try signing up for a bass position for one of our 101 or 201 camps and try something new! It’s a great way to branch out into a new instrument! Heck, you already know the basics!

To register to rock or get more information, call 612-819-6722 or email denise@rockcampfordads.com

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