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Rock 101

Starting Wednesday, August 3rd

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Our beginner level Camp! At our Rock 101 Camp beginning Wednesday, August 3rd, 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

Singer/Songwriter Camp 101: Deconstructing The Song

Starting Sunday, July 31

Our three-part Singer/Songwriter Camp is back!  Starting Sunday, July 31st, Singer Songwriter Camp 101: Deconstructing The Song will be spent learning the common structures and arrangements of songs. We will start by dissecting some of the great songs you know & love and we’ll do our best to get into the songwriter’s heads. We’ll analyze the forms and structure of the songs they created and we’ll learn how to apply this knowledge to the songs that we’re writing. We’ll also discuss melody, where a song comes from and how to turn your past experiences into poetry.  We will discuss arrangement, how to find the right key for your song, how to cull out what you are really trying to say and the voice that you have to say it in.  This camp will continue with Singer/Songwriter Camp 201: Creating The Song, starting Sunday, August 28th.

Open positions: Space is limited.  Sign-up for all three camp installments is required.  Advanced campers may “test-out” of a camp level.

Rock 201: The Beatles “White Album” Camp

Starting Sunday, July 31st

“Take two… OK.” You say you want a revolution? Well you know starting Sunday, July 31st you all can change your world at the Rock 201: Beatles White Album Camp! At this camp you’ll be able to plug in and play the highlights from The Beatles’ self-titled 1968 double-disc with the famous blank cover – The White Album! Don’t worry about Yoko, you can jam to all the late-period Beatles classics such as “Back in the USSR”, “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” and “Yer Blues” without fear of breaking up the band! This camp concludes with your very own in-studio performance party for your invited friends and family on your last rehearsal.

Open positions: This camp is filled!

Rock 201: The Runaways Camp

Starting Wednesday, August 3rd

Calling all you riot girls! It’s time dye your hair and don the shredded jean jacket and ‘runaway’ with Lita Ford and Joan Jett! At our Rock 201: The Runaways Camp beginning Wednesday, August 3rd, you’ll be able to rock like ‘queens of noise’ to the original riot girls who started it all! Pickup those guitars and get ready to get a sassy attitude as you shake it to the classics of The Runaways and the solo hits of Joan Jett and Lita Ford, such as “Cherry Bomb”, “I Love Rock and Roll” and “Kiss Me Deadly”! This camp concludes with your very own in-studio performance party for your invited friends and family on your last rehearsal.

Open positions: GUITAR, BASS, DRUMSVOCALS, KEYBOARDS

Rock 201: Road Trip Radio

Starting Thursday, August 4th

Nothing says ‘summer’ like a road trip! Buckle up and get ready for a slow ride goin nowhere! Beginning Thursday, August 4th, our Rock 201: Road Trip Radio lets you jam the tracks that make your road trip rock! Turn your amp gain up like you turn the ignition, and floor hit your kick drum pedal like you floor the ignition—it’s time to go! Sit back, relax and jam to such classics as “Life is a Highway” by Tom Cochran, “Born To Be Wild” by Steppenwolf, and “Route 66” by The Rolling Stones. This camp concludes with your very own in-studio performance party for your invited friends and family on your last rehearsal.

Open positions: GUITAR, BASS, DRUMSVOCALS, KEYBOARDS

Rock 301: Build-Your-Own-Camp – “Alt-Rock”

Starting Monday, August 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 July 30th!

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

Rock 301: Van Halen Camp

Starting Tuesday, August 2nd

We are giving you a ‘fair warning’ that an ‘eruption’ is coming to RCFD! Beginning Tuesday, August 2nd, you can start your fretboard fingertappin at our Rock 301: Van Halen Camp! to the eras of Van Halen! Don’t be afraid to ‘jump’ in with the ice cream man” this summer, as you’ll get to jam to some of Van Halen’s greatest hits, such as “Dance The Night Away”, “Unchained” and “You Really Got Me”! This camp concludes with a performance at Bunkers on August 27th.

Open positions:  LEAD GUITAR, VOCALS

Rock 301: Teenage Angst Camp

Starting Tuesday, August 2nd

“No, mom and dad! I ain’t doin’ my homework! I ain’t doin the dishes!” Remember those words? Whether you said em 20 years ago or your kids are sayin’ them now, we got the soundtrack for those words! At our Rock 301: Teenage Angst Camp beginning Tuesday, August 2nd you’ll be able to rock the jams all about tearing up your homework and smashing those dishes! Let’s piss off mom and dad with classic cuts of teenage angst such as “Damnit” by Blink 182 “Fifteen” by Taylor Swift and “The taste of Ink” by The Used. This camp concludes with a performance at Bunkers on August 27th.

Open positions: GUITAR, DRUMSKEYBOARDS

Rock 301: Build-Your-Own “Kansas” Camp

Starting Thursday, August 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 Instructors to help you be the best band you can be! Top it off with your very own slot at our Bunkers gig on August 27th!

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

Jamshop: Classic Rock

Starting Saturday, August 6th

Looking for a little more Mojo on the weekends? Why not give Jamshop a try! JamShop, beginning Saturday, August 6th, 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 July Jamshop will have a Classic Rock theme, so come on down and have yerself a jammin Saturday morn’!

Open positions: GUITAR, DRUMS

SEPTEMBER CAMPS

Rock 101

Starting Wednesday, August 31st

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

Singer/Songwriter Camp 201: Creating The Song

Starting Sunday, August 28th

Our second of three installments of the exciting camp devoted to developing your original songs! In our Singer/Songwriter 201: Creating The Song camp beginning August 28th, you’ll get to actively apply all you’ve learned from the previous session for your own song craft! The instructor will conduct a hands-on woodshop of your rough ideas and turn your heart’s thoughts into fully-formed songs, creating lead sheets and brainstorming actual musical accompaniment for a full band! This camp will continue with Singer/Songwriter Camp 301: Playing The Song, starting Sunday, October 30th.

Open positions: Space is limited.  Sign-up for all three camp installments is required.  Advanced campers may “test-out” of a camp level.

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: DRUMS, VOCALS

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: GUITAR, DRUMS

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: GUITAR, BASS, DRUMS

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: 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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