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JUNE CAMPS

Rock 101

Starting Wednesday, June 6th

Rock 101 is our easy-going and informative beginner-level camp, beginning Wednesday, June 6th. 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, BASS, VOCALSKEYBOARDS 

Rock 201: Altamont Festival Camp

Starting Sunday, June 3rd

The Altamont Rock Festival signaled the end of innocence of the 1960s, being one of “the days the music died”. At our Rock 201: Altamont Festival Camp beginning Sunday, June 3rd, you’ll be able to pay tribute, rocking the legendary bands who performed at the infamous Altamont Festival on December 6th, 1969, including: Santana, The Flying Burrito Brothers, Jefferson Airplane, CSNY and the Rolling Stones. Plug in and get ready for a jam with such late-60s classics as “Paint It Black” by The Rolling Stones, “Ohio” by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young and “White Rabbit” by Jefferson Airplane. This camp concludes with an in-studio VIP performance for your invited friends and family on your fourth rehearsal.

Open positions: filled!

Rock 201: Rock ‘n’ Roll High School Camp

Starting Wednesday, June 6th
School’s out for the summer, gabba gabba hey!  Check into Vince Lombardi High School… just to skip it!  At our Rock 201: Rock ‘n’ Roll High School Camp, beginning Wednesday, June 6th, you’ll be slam dancing to all the classics cuts from the Rock ‘n’ Roll High School soundtrack!  Rock out with Riff & Kate and be true to your school with such classic rockers as “School’s Out” by Alice Cooper, “Smokin in the Boys’ Room” by Brownsville Station and “Rock ‘n’ Roll High School” by The Ramones!  This camp concludes with an in-studio VIP performance for your invited friends and family on your fourth rehearsal.

Open positions: GUITAR, DRUMS, VOCALSKEYBOARDS 

Rock 301: Build-Your-Own Camp – Idle/Idol

Starting Monday, June 4th

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 June Camps Showcase at Bunkers on June 30th, RCFD’s Build-Your-Own Camp option is a great way to whip your ideal band into shape!

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

Rock 301: The Beatles – ‘White Album’ 50th Anniversary Camp

Starting Monday, June 4th

Do you have blisters on your fingers from making your guitar gently weep?  At our Rock 301: The Beatles – ‘White Album’ 50th Anniversary Camp, beginning Monday, June 4th, you’ll be able to rock as many songs as you can from the Fab Four’s legendary 1968 double LP!  Released 50 years ago this year, tune up and jam to the diverse set of rockers, ballads and everything in between–including such late era Beatles cuts as “Back in the USSR”, “Dear Prudence” and “Birthday”! This camp concludes with a spot at our June Camps Gig at Bunkers on June 30th.  Tell Yoko she can come too.

Open positions: GUITAR, DRUMSKEYBOARDS 

Rock 301: Build-Your-Own Camp – Steely Dan

Starting Tuesday, June 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 awesome Instructors to help you be the best band you can be! Top it off with your very own slot at our June Camps Showcase at Bunkers on June 30th, RCFD’s Build-Your-Own Camp option is a great way to whip your ideal band into shape!

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

Rock 301: The Groovy 70s

Starting Thursday, June 7th

Roll out the shag carpeting and light some incense; it’s time to get groovy!  At our Rock 301: The Groovy 70s Camp, beginning Thursday, June 7th, you’ll be able to plug in your wah-wah pedal and shmello down to some of the grooviest tunes of the 1970s!  Nothing like some fat bass, drum grooves and great harmonies to put you in the right mood!  Get ready to get groovy to such 70s classics as “Right Place, Wrong Time” by Dr. John, “Stuck in The Middle With You” by Stealer’s Wheel and “Hotel California” by Eagles!  This camp concludes with a spot at our June Camps Gig at Bunkers on June 30th.

Open positions: KEYBOARDS 

Rock 301: Sex Pistols – Never Mind The Bollocks

Starting Thursday, June 7th

Who is ready to get pretty… vacant?!  At our Rock 301: Sex Pistols – ‘Never Mind The Bollocks’ Camp beginning Thursday, June 7th, you’ll be able to sneer and throttle your guitars to the epic tunes that literally created punk rock!  Get a little ‘rotten’ or a tad ‘vicious’ as you rock the Sex Pistols seminal album in it’s entirety, including such classics as “Anarchy in the UK”, “God Save The Queen” and “Pretty Vacant”.  This camp concludes with a spot at our June Camps Gig at Bunkers on June 30th.

Open positions: Open positions: BASS, DRUMS, VOCALS

Jamshop: Song Synchronicity

Starting Saturday, June 9th
Why do so many songs sound alike? Now’s your chance to find out!   At our brand new and experimental Jamshop: Song Synchronicity, beginning Saturday, June 9th, you’ll be able to completely expand your repertoire by exploring the harmonic similarities of many classic songs and ‘mash’ them up!  Instead of learning nine songs, you may end up learning 90 by accident. Come explore the chord progressions that tie our music together… learn some cool stuff, have some laughs and kick out some jams!

Open positions: GUITAR, BASS, DRUMS, VOCALSKEYBOARDS 

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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