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Rock 101

Starting Wednesday, August 31st

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Our beginner level Camp! At our Rock 101 Camp beginning Wednesday, August 31st, we’ll ease you into the idea of being and working in a band. Over four rehearsals we match you up with players of your skill level and introduce you to being in a band in our relaxed, professional and non-judgmental atmosphere! Rock 101 This is where your Rock journey starts!

Open positions: GUITAR, BASS, DRUMSVOCALS

Rock 201: The Electric Blues Camp

Starting Sunday, August 28th

Afraid of feelin a little ‘blue’ this autumn? We got the cure for your fall-time blues: the electric guitar! At our Rock 201: The Electric Blues Camp you can celebrate when the American Blues was electrified by playing those blues licks that, well, rock! Turn up yer amps and scare those blues away with such tracks as “Still Got The Blues” by Gary Moore, “Red House” by The Jimi Hendrix Experience and “When Love Comes to Town” by BB King. This camp concludes with an in-studio VIP performance party on your fourth rehearsal.

Open positions: This camp is filled!

Rock 201: “Duets” Camp

Starting Wednesday, August 31st

It’s a he said/she said thing… Starting Wednesday, August 31st, we have our Rock 201: “Duets” Camp where you can put your heart out on your sleeve and rock all those classic duets that either made us cry or warmed our heart, such as “Rock Steady” by Bryan Adams & Bonnie Raitt, “You and I Know” by Shakey Graves, “Rise Up Singing” by Trigger Happy.  This camp concludes with an in-studio VIP performance party on your fourth rehearsal.

Open positions: This camp is filled!

Rock 201: Build-Your-Own-Camp – “Smorgasbord Rock”

Starting Thursday, September 1st

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 Instructors to help you be the best band you can be! Top it off with your very own in-studio performance party for your invited friends and family on your last rehearsal.

Open positions: This “Smorgasbord Rock” 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 – “Guns n’ Roses”

Starting Monday, August 29th

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 Instructors to help you be the best band you can be! Top it off with your very own slot at the gig on October 1st!

Open positions: This “Guns n’ Roses” 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 – “The Doors”

Starting Tuesday, August 30th

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 Instructors to help you be the best band you can be! Top it off with your very own slot at the gig on October 1st!

Open positions: This “The Doors” 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 – “Soundgarden”

Starting Tuesday, August 30th

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 Instructors to help you be the best band you can be! Top it off with your very own slot at the gig on October 1st!

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

Rock 301: 2016 Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame Inductees Camp

Starting Thursday, September 1st

Time to take a trip to the most Rock n’ Roll city in America! Where is that? Well, aside from Minneapolis of course, it’s Cleveland, home of the Rock n’ Roll hall of Fame! Starting Thursday, September 1st, at our Rock 301: 2016 Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame Inductees Camp you’ll be able to play the greatest hits from this year’s inductees into the hall of fame that celebrates the greatest artists in rock! Plug in a give a tip of the hat to the classics to the ‘16 rock honorees, such as “I Want You To Want Me” by Cheap Trick, “Swingtown” by Steve Miller Band and “Highway Star” by Deep Purple! This camp concludes with a gig on October 1st.

Open positions: LEAD GUITAR

Jamshop: Alternative Rock

Starting Saturday, September 10th

Looking for a little more Mojo on the weekends? Why not give Jamshop a try! JamShop, beginning Saturday, September 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 August Jamshop will have an Alternative Rock theme, so come on down and have yerself a jammin Saturday morn’!

Open positions: DRUMS

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Rock 101

Starting Wednesday, October 5th

Our beginner level Camp! At our Rock 101 Camp beginning Wednesday, October 5th, we’ll ease you into the idea of being and working in a band. Over four rehearsals we match you up with players of your skill level and introduce you to being in a band in our relaxed, professional and non-judgmental atmosphere! Rock 101 This is where your Rock journey starts!

Open positions: BASS, DRUMSVOCALS, KEYBOARDS

Rock 201: Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Camp

Starting Sunday, October 2nd

Well let’s get to the point and roll another… Well, you get the idea! Starting Sunday, October 2nd at our Rock 201: Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Camp you can have your last dance with Mary Jane and swing along with some good, ol’ fashioned Americana Rock! Schmooze along to your favorite Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers classics such as “Running Down A Dream”, “I Won’t Back Down” and “American Girl”. This camp concludes with an in-studio VIP performance party on your fourth rehearsal.

Open positions: GUITAR, BASS, DRUMS, KEYBOARDS

Rock 201: “Strat Pack” Camp

Starting Tuesday, October 4th

What’s the cornerstone of Rock n’ Roll? The Strat! In our Rock 201: ‘Strat Pack’ Camp beginning Tuesday, October 4th, you’ll be able to jam to the classic rock hits created by the creamy tones of the Fender Stratocaster guitar! Dress up as Leo Fender for Halloween and jam to such Strat-driven classics as “Little Wing” by The Jimi Hendrix Experience, “Couldn’t Stand The Weather” by Stevie Ray Vaughn and “Crossroads” by Cream! This camp concludes with an in-studio VIP performance party on your fourth rehearsal.

Open positions: GUITAR, DRUMSVOCALS

Rock 201: Build-Your-Own-Camp – “Breakup Songs”

Starting Wednesday, October 5th

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 Instructors to help you be the best band you can be! Top it off with your very own in-studio performance party for your invited friends and family on your last rehearsal.

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

Rock 301: Smashing Pumpkins Camp

Starting Monday, October 3rd

Do you feel like the world is a vampire? Grab your guitars and smash some pumpkins this Halloween! At our Rock 301: Smashing Pumpkins Camp, starting Monday, October 3rd, you can plug in those Big Muffs and roar through the hits that made them 1990s rock legends! Let your sadness be infinite with such Pumpkins hits as “1979”, “Bullet With Butterfly Wings” and “Today”! This camp concludes with the RCFD Halloween Bash on Saturday, October 29th.

Open positions: GUITAR, DRUMSVOCALS, KEYBOARDS

Rock 301: Black Sabbath Camp

Starting Tuesday, October 4th

We’re serving up bat heads for Halloween! Put that thimble on your finger and tune that guitar low, it’s time to rock to the originators of Heavy Metal! At our Rock 301: Black Sabbath Camp beginning Tuesday, October 4th, you’ll do dish out the tasty riffs and searing vocals that made Sabbath–and Ozzy!–legends! Plug in and play the Sabbath classics such as “Sweet Leaf”, “Paranoid” and “Heaven and Hell”. This camp concludes with the RCFD Halloween Bash on Saturday, October 29th.

Open positions: BASS, DRUMSVOCALS

Rock 301: “Villains of Rock” Camp

Starting Tuesday, October 6th

It was so scary last time, we thought a second helping of villainy should be served this Halloween! At our Rock 301: ‘Villains of Rock’ Camp beginning Thursday, October 6th you’ll get to jam to the hits of the bad boys and troublemakers of rock n roll that got our skin crawling and blood boiling! As well as a vile and action-packed backing band, we’ll have three featured lead vocalists: each fronting the hits of legendary villains of rock such as “Dragula” by Rob Zombie, “God of Thunder” by KISS and “Sweet Dreams” by Marilyn Manson! This camp concludes with the RCFD Halloween Bash on Saturday, October 29th.

Open positions: GUITAR, DRUMSVOCALS

Rock 301: Rock Horror Picture Camp

Starting Thursday, October 6th

I would like, if I may, to take you on a strange journey… It’s time to get out the confetti, rice and toast and do the Time Warp! At our Rock 301: Rocky Horror Picture Camp beginning Thursday, October 6th, you can be pretty groovy , come up to the lab and see what’s on the slab! Let the antici… …pation build as you rock the legendary songs from the legendary cult classic film, The Rocky Horror Picture Show! You won’t be afraid of the audience (or what they might throw at you!), you’ll be too busy playing such songs as “Time Warp”, “Sweet Transvestite” and “Hot Patootie – Bless My Soul”. This camp concludes with the RCFD Halloween Bash on Saturday, October 29th. Come, we are ready for the floor show!

Open positions: GUITAR, DRUMS, KEYBOARDS

Jamshop: Acoustic/Country

Starting Saturday, October 8th

Looking for a little more Mojo on the weekends? Why not give Jamshop a try! JamShop, beginning Saturday, October 8th, 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 October Jamshop will have an Acoustic/Country theme, so come on down and countrify your Halloween!

Open positions: GUITAR, BASS, DRUMSVOCALS

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Rock 101

Starting Wednesday, November 2nd

Our beginner level Camp! At our Rock 101 Camp beginning Wednesday, November 2nd, we’ll ease you into the idea of being and working in a band. Over four rehearsals we match you up with players of your skill level and introduce you to being in a band in our relaxed, professional and non-judgmental atmosphere! Rock 101 This is where your Rock journey starts!

Open positions: GUITAR, BASS, VOCALS, KEYBOARDS

Rock 201: “Rockin’ Xmas Tunes” Camp

Starting Sunday, November 6th

We have a Holiday tradition here at RCFD… This holiday season we have a special kind of Christmas Carol: with rockin guitars, bass and drums! That’s right, in our Rock 201 Rockin Xmas Tunes Camp beginning Wednesday, November 6th, we’ll take your favorite Holiday songs and give em the rock-band treatment! This camp concludes with a performance for the 6th Annul Rock Camp For Dads Holiday Party in December! Oh, and we won’t forget the mistletoe!

Open positions: BASS, DRUMS

Rock 201: Happy Nathanniversary!

Starting Wednesday, November 2nd

We’ve got five years… and our brain hurts a lot! At our Rock 201: Happy Nathanniversary Camp beginning November 2nd, you can celebrate the fifth anniversary of our own loveable, nerd-tastic Nathan Kinney as an instructor at Rock Camp For Dads! That’s right, this edgy guitar-slinger first darkened our doorways in November 2011 and since then has guided tens-of-thousands of camps! He’s helped you rockers learn the songs you wanted—but at this camp he’ll make YOU learn HIS favorite songs! That’s right – at the Happy Nathanniversary Camp, you’ll be able to choose your setlist from a shortlist of some of Nathan’s favorite songs: “Bye Bye Bye” by N’Sync, “Hyper Enough” by Superchunk, “Seventeen” by Lake Street Dive “New Noise” by Refused, “One Armed Scissor” by At The Drive-In, “Comfortably Numb” by Pink Floyd, “Josephine” by Frank Turner, “The Boys Are Back In Town” by Thin Lizzy, “Steal and Blood” by Minus The Bear, “Somebody To Love” by Queen, “The Suffering” by Coheed and Cambria, “I Never” by Rilo Kiley, “Birdhouse In Your Soul” by They Might Be Giants, “Gigantic” by Pixies and “I Don’t Want To Be an Asshole Anymore” by The Menzingers. This camp concludes with an in-studio VIP performance party on your fourth rehearsal.

Open positions: GUITAR, DRUMSVOCALS, KEYBOARDS

Rock 201: ZZ Top Tribute Camp

Starting Thursday, November 3rd

Joly Ol’ St. Nick ain’t the only cool dude with a big ol’ beard!! At our Rock 201: ZZ Top Camp beginning Thursday, November 3rd you can improve your chops in a rock-band setting by ripping some of the greatest riffs from down in Texas! Plug in and rock to such ZZ Top classics as “Tush”, “La Grange” and “Jesus Just Left Chicago”! This camp concludes with an in-studio VIP performance party on your fourth rehearsal.

Open positions: GUITAR, BASS, DRUMS

Rock 301: REM Tribute Camp

Starting Monday, November 7th

This camp goes out to the one I love… At our Rock 301: REM Camp beginning Monday November 77th, you’ll be able to rock out the end of the year to some of the best alt-rock tunes of the 80s and 90s! Plug in your overdrive pedal and get ready to mumble into the mic, you’ll be able to play the hits of the originators of Alternative Rock! We’re talking such REM classics as “Losing My Religion”, “Radio Free Europe” and “It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)”! This camp concludes with a gig on December 3rd.

Open positions: DRUMS

Rock 301: Build-Your-Own-Camp – “The Cars”

Starting Tuesday, November 1st

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 Instructors to help you be the best band you can be! Top it off with your very own slot at the gig on December 3rd.

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

Rock 301: Journey Tribute Camp

Starting Tuesday, November 1st

Do you believe you can rock some of the biggest stadium hits of the 70s and 80s? Well, ‘don’t stop believin’! In our Rock 301: Journey Camp starting Tuesday, November 1st you can do just that! Get the audience’s lighters a flamin’ with such Journey classics as “Lovin’, Touchin’, Squeezin’”, “Any Way You Want It” and “Only The Young”! This camp concludes with a gig on December 3rd.

Open positions: LEAD GUITAR

Rock 301: Build-Your-Own-Camp

Starting Thursday, November 3rd

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 Instructors to help you be the best band you can be! Top it off with your very own slot at the gig on December 3rd.

Open positions: Contact Denise today to schedule your own Rock 101, 201 or 301 camp space!

Jamshop: Classic Rock

Starting Saturday, November 5th

Looking for a little more Mojo on the weekends? Why not give Jamshop a try! JamShop, beginning Saturday, November 5th, 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 November Jamshop will have an Classic Rock theme, so come on down and get ‘yer jam on!!

Open positions: GUITAR, BASS, DRUMSVOCALS

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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