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SEPTEMBER CAMPS

MiniCamp: Two-Chord Wonders

Starting Saturday, September 8th and 15th
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, September 8th and 15th will be “Two-Chord Wonders”, an overview of all the classic tracks you never knew were so easy to play! Plug-in and instantly double your song repertoire as we explore all the wonderful songs that are just two chords, from classic rock to pop, from punk and hard rock!

Open positions: GUITARBASS, DRUMS, VOCALS, KEYBOARDS

MiniCamp: Folk Songs

Starting Saturday, September 22nd and 29th
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, September 22nd and 29th will be “Folk” where you’ll get to go back in time to our roots and perform rock-band arrangements of classic Folk standards. Start your own American songbook as we examine a plethora of traditional music, from American Folk, Irish Folk… even sea shanties! Ahoy!

Open positions: BASS, DRUMS, KEYBOARDS

Rock 101

Starting Wednesday, September 5th
Rock 101 is our easy-going and informative beginner-level camp, beginning Wednesday, September 5th. 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, VOCALS, KEYBOARDS

Rock 201: ZZ Top Camp

Starting Sunday, September 2nd
Throw away your razors, it’s time to grow your rock-beard! At our Rock 201: ZZ Top Camp beginning Sunday, September 2nd, 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 “Legs”, “La Grange” and “Sharp Dressed Man”! This camp concludes with an in-studio VIP performance party on your fourth rehearsal.

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

Rock 201: Bangle-A-Gogo Camp

Starting Tuesday, September 4th
Turn the back the clock to the early 80s, when girls ruled the pop scene! At our Rock 201: Bangle-A-Gogo Camp, beginning Tuesday, September 4th, you’ll get to jangle along to the hits of The Bangles and The Gog-Go’s! Plug in, rock out and walk like an Egyptian! Juice up the Korgs because we got the beat! Jam to such iconic cuts as “Our Lips Are Sealed” by The Go-Go’s, “Manic Monday” by The Bangles and “In Your Room” by The Bangles”. This camp concludes with an in-studio VIP performance party on your fourth rehearsal.

Open positions: GUITAR, DRUMS,KEYBOARDS

Rock 201: Pearl Jam Camp

Starting Thursday, Sept 6th
One, two, three, four, five against one! Rock Camp is bringing the Seattle sound to Minneapolis! At our Rock 201: Pearl Jam Camp beginning Thursday, September 6th, you’ll be able to grab your flannel and ripped jeans and grunge em up a bit! Pick up your Strats and rock out to all the Pearl Jam classics such as “Even Flow”, “Corduroy” and “Just breathe”! This camp concludes with an in-studio VIP performance party on your fourth rehearsal.

Open positions: GUITAR, BASS, KEYBOARDS

Rock 301: Aretha Franklin Tribute Camp

Starting Sunday, September 2nd

In remembrance of the Queen of Soul, the loss of one of the greatest voices in R&B, we will be having a Rock 301: Aretha Franklin Tribute Camp, beginning Sunday, September 2nd.  With a nearly 60-year career spanning 112 charting singles, Franklin’s dynamic vocals helped define the 60s!  From Gospel to Soul, from R&B to Rock, celebrate her life and music with such Aretha classics as “Think”, “Respect” and “Chain of Fools”.  This camp concludes with a slot at our September Camps Gig at Famous Dave’s on September 29th.

Open positions: GUITAR, DRUMS, KEYBOARDS, TRUMPET, SAX, TROMBONE

Rock 301: Build-Your-Own Camp – Bad Company

Starting Monday, September 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 awesome Instructors to help you be the best band you can be! Top it off with your very own slot at our September Camps Gig on September 29th at Famous Dave’s, RCFD’s Build-Your-Own Camp option is a great way to whip your ideal band into shape!

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

Rock 301: Goth-Rock Camp

Starting Tuesday, September 4th
Light some candles, get the eyeliner and black fishnets. It’s time to brood! At our Rock 301: Goth-Rock Camp beginning Tuesday, September 4th, you’ll be able to communicate the tremendous darkness that permeates the entirety of your soul in all of miserable eternity… and ROCK! Crank those chorus pedals and plug in the keyboards as you rock the classic Goth music that defined the 80s and 90s, such as “She’s in Parties” by Bauhaus, “Transmission” by Joy Division and “Love Song” by The Cure! This camp concludes with a slot at our September Camps Gig at Famous Dave’s on September 29th .

Open positions: GUITAR, DRUMS, VOCALS, KEYBOARDS

Rock 301: Build-Your-Own-Camp – Psychedelic Rock

Starting Wednesday, September 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 September Camps Gig at Famous Dave’s on September 29th, RCFD’s Build-Your-Own Camp option is a great way to whip your ideal band into shape!

Open positions: This “Psychedelic 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: Rage Against The Machine Camp

Starting Thursday, September 6th
It’s time to rally ’round the family with a pocket full of shells!  What better time than now to plug-in and rock, at our Rock 301: Rage Against The Machine Camp beginning Thursday, September 6th!  You can start your very own Battle of Minneapolis by cutting loose and speaking your truth with such classic Rage Against The Machine cuts as “Sleep Now In The Fire”, “Killing in the Name Of” and “Calm Like a Bomb”.  This camp concludes with a slot at our September Camps Gig at Famous Dave’s on September 29th .

Open positions: Open positions: DRUMS

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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