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NOVEMBER CAMPS

MiniCamp: Johnny Cash

Starting Saturday, November 3rd and 10th
Are you looking for a quick n’ easy, Rock Camp session that allows you to explore some deeper musicality you otherwise couldn’t? Our BRAND NEW MiniCamp program is for those rockers who want long-term fun with a short-term commitment! For both the experienced musician and the beginner, these MiniCamps will take a two-week crash-course into a variety of specific styles, themes and genres, priced at $100. This MiniCamp on Saturday November 3rd and 10th will have a Johnny Cash theme! Grab your acoustic and wear black, it’s time to walk the line!  You’ll be able to rock such classic Johnny Cash songs as “Boy Named Sue”, “Ring of Fire” and “Walk The Line”!

Open positions: this camp is filled!

Rock 101

Starting Wednesday, November 7th
Rock 101 is our easy-going and informative beginner-level camp, beginning Wednesday, November 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: KEYBOARDS

Rock 201: 80s Alt-Rock Camp

Starting Sunday, October 28th
It’s time to rise up from the underground and show these stadium bands there’s just as energy in the independent scene! At our Rock 201: 80s Alt Rock Camp beginning Sunday, October 28th, you’ll be able to rock the classic tracks from the birth of Alternative Rock in the 1980s! Forget the 90s, there’s a whole decade of indie and college rock that created what we now know as Alt Rock! Plug in and pump the primal power of such classics as “Where Is My Mind?” by Pixies, “The Killing Moon” by Echo and The Bunnymen and “Beds Are Burning” by Midnight Oil! This camp concludes with an in-studio VIP performance party on your fourth rehearsal.

Open positions: GUITAR, BASS, DRUMS, KEYBOARDS

Rock 201: 90s One Hit Wonders Camp

Starting Thursday, November 1st
Yeah! I remember that song! It was by… Um, who was that band?? If you remember the 90s, you know some of the best songs came and went in the blink of an eye! At our Rock 201: 90s One Hit Wonders Camp starting Thursday, November 1st, you¹ll be able to celebrate those artists that were pretty wonderful, even with one hit to their name! You may not exactly remember the bands, but you¹ll be rocking the classic songs you know and love, such as “You Get What You Give” by The New Radicals, “In The Meantime” by Spacehog and “No Rain” by Blind Mellon. This camp concludes with an in-studio VIP performance party on your fourth rehearsal!

Open positions: GUITAR, BASS, DRUMSVOCALSKEYBOARDS

Rock 201: The Heavy Blues Camp

Starting Thursday, November 1st

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 Heavy Blues Camp beginning Thursday, November 1st you can celebrate when the Blues got ‘heavy’ by playing those blues licks that, well, rock! Turn up yer amps and scare those blues away with such classic and modern heavy blues tracks “Medicine” by Tab Benoit, “I’m a Ram” by Gov’t Mule and “Cocaine” by Eric Clapton! This camp concludes with an in-studio VIP performance party on your fourth rehearsal.

Open positions: VOCALS

Rock 301: Metallica Camp

Starting Wednesday, November 7th

Its time to ride the lightning and kill em all! At our Rock 301: Metallica Camp, beginning Wednesday, November 7th, you’ll get geared up with your flying Vs and rock the crushing classics of the pioneers of metal! Crank it to 10 like some kind of monster and snarl your anger into the legendary riff-fest of such classic Metallica tracks as “Unforgiven”, “One” and “enter Sandman.” This camp concludes with a spot at our November camps gig at Bunkers on December 1st

Open positions:This camp is filled!

Rock 301: Build-Your-Own Camp – Linda Ronstadt

Starting Monday, October 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 awesome Instructors to help you be the best band you can be! Top it off with your very own slot at our November Camps Gig on December 1st at Bunkers, RCFD’s Build-Your-Own Camp option is a great way to whip your ideal band into shape!

Open positions: This “Linda Ronstadt” 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 – Oasis

Starting Tuesday, October 3oth

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 November Camps Gig on December 1st at Bunkers, RCFD’s Build-Your-Own Camp option is a great way to whip your ideal band into shape!

Open positions: This “Oasis” 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 – INXS

Starting Tuesday, October 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 awesome Instructors to help you be the best band you can be! Top it off with your very own slot at our November Camps Gig on December 1st at Bunkers, RCFD’s Build-Your-Own Camp option is a great way to whip your ideal band into shape!

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

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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