Upcoming Programs

 

May Camps

Rock 101

Starting Wednesday, April 30th

Our beginner’s-level Camp! Over four rehearsals, we’ll match you up with players of your skill-level and interest and introduce you to being in a band in our relaxed, professional and non-judgmental atmosphere! This is where your Rock journey starts!

Open positions:  DRUMS

Rock 201: Delta Blues Camp

Starting Wednesday, April 30th

Are you in a blue mood?  We’re going to turn back the clock to where the Blues began for our Rock 201: Delta Blues Camp!  Get down and dirty with the originators of the blues, playing the classics by Son House, Robert Johnson and Memphis Minnie.  This camp concludes with a private in-studio concert at our Rock 201 Performance Party on May 21st.

Open positions: This camp is full!

Download Our BrochureRock 201: Grateful Dead Tribute Camp

Starting Sunday, April 27th

Whether you have a ‘touch of grey’ in your hair or a ‘dark star’ in your eye, we have the camp that will get you truckin’!  At our Rock 201: Grateful Dead Tribute Camp, you’ll get to lay back and groove out the sweet jams that made The Grateful Dead the most legendary touring band in America!  No mellow will be harshed as you plug in and jam to such Dead classics as “Uncle John’s Band”, “Sugar Magnolia” and “Friend of the Devil”  This camp concludes with a private in-studio concert at our Rock 201 Performance Party on May 18th.

Open positions: KEYBOARDS

The Pretenders Tribute Camp

Starting Tuesday, April 29th

New wave fever is hitting Rock Camp For Dads!  Strap on your Telecasters and get ready to chime some snazzy riffs to one of the most iconic bands of the 80s, The Pretenders!  You’ll get to rock out to some of their most noted songs, such as “Middle of the Road”, “Brass In Pocket” and “I Go To Sleep”.  This camp concludes with a performance at Bunkers on Saturday, May 24th.

Open positions: Sorry, this camp is filled!

“Rock The Lounge” Camp

Starting Monday, April 28th

If you are gearing up for a slick, hazy spring, then Rock Camp For Dads can put the ‘leisure’ in your leisure suit!  We’ll be dimming the lights and turning RCFD Studio A into a red-light nightclub for our “Rock The Lounge” Camp where we’ll be taking your favorite rock songs and turning them Lounge!  This camp concludes with a performance at Bunkers on Saturday, May 24th.

Open positions: GUITAR

Alice In Chains Tribute Camp

Starting Tuesday, April 29th

Are you ready to get born again?  At our Alice In Chains Tribute Camp you’ll be able to get dirty and grungy as you rock out the hits that made the Seattle band legends of the 90s, such as “Rooster”, “Down In Hole”, “Excuses” and “Man In The Box”.  This camp concludes with a performance at Bunkers on Saturday, May 24th.

Open positions: Sorry, this camp is filled!

Journey Tribute Camp

Starting Thursday, May 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 Journey Tribute Camp you can do just that!  Get the audience’s lighters a flamin’ with such Journey classics as “Separate Ways”, “Lights”, “Lovin Touchin Squeezin” and of course “Don’t Stop Believing”.  This camp concludes with a performance at Bunkers on Saturday, May 24th.

Open positions: Sorry, this camp is filled!

Jamshop: Country Acoustic

Starting Saturday, May 3rd

Looking for a little more Mojo on the weekends? Why not give Jamshop a try!  JamShop 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, instrumental, Saturday-morning jamming!  April’s Jamshop will have a Country/Acoustic Theme.

Open positions: BASS

 

 

June Camps

Rock 101

Starting Wednesday, May 28th

Our beginner’s-level Camp! Over four rehearsals, we’ll match you up with players of your skill-level and interest and introduce you to being in a band in our relaxed, professional and non-judgmental atmosphere! This is where your Rock journey starts!

Open positions: GUITAR, DRUMS

Rock 201: Classic Rock Unplugged

Starting Wednesday, May 28th

There is a time to rock… and a time to not.  So unplug your amps and retire those electrics—not every song has to be about volume!  Our Rock 201: Classic Rock Unplugged Camp is for those golden rockers who might want to get a little laid back but still rock the legendary acoustic hits we all know and love, such as “Dear Prudence” by The Beatles, “Behind Blue Eyes” by The Who and “Hey Hey What Can I Do” by Led Zeppelin.  This camp concludes with a private in-studio concert at our Rock 201 Performance Party.

Open positions: This camp is filled!

Rock 201: Sounds of Seattle

Starting Sunday, June 1st

Tear your jeans and dust off those flannels.  It may be cold and rainy, but that won’t stop us from makin a rockin band!  In our Rock 201: Sounds of Seattle you can grunge up our studio with some heavy riffs and classic songs!  Plug in and jam to such Seattle classics as “Black Hole Sun” by Soundgarden, “Daughter” by Pearl Jam, “Smells Like Teen Spirit” by Nirvana and “Gentle Groove” by Mother Love Bone.  This camp concludes with a private in-studio concert at our Rock 201 Performance Party.

Open positions: BASS, DRUMS

‘Detroit Rock City’ Camp

Meeting Mondays but starting Thursday, May 29th due to Memorial Day

You feel uptight on a Saturday night?  Well, nine o’clock RCFD’s the only light!  It’s time to lose your mind in Detroit Rock City Camp!   Here you’ll get to play all the classic songs of the greatest artists spawned from the Midwest’s center of rock n roll (that isn’t Minneapolis) – Detroit, the Rock City!  Shift out of neutral and rock to such awesome Detroit riffs as “Search and Destroy” by The Stooges, “American Band” by Grand Funk Railroad, “Fell in love With A Girl” by The White Stripes and “Journey To The Center of the Mind” by The Ambroy Dukes”.  This camp concludes with a performance at Bunkers on Saturday, June 21st.

Open positions: GUITAR, DRUMS, KEYS

‘Under My Wheels’ Camp

Starting Tuesday, May 27th

Vroom vroom vrooooom!  Time to shift gears and step on the gas!  Rock Camp For Dads is giving you the full throttle camp that drives as fast as it rocks!  At our Under My Wheels Camp, you can rock the tunes that celebrate the great American industry  — cars!  We’re talking all those fast and furious jams such as “Low Rider” by War, “Drive My Car” by The Beatles, “Mustang Sally” by Wilson Picket and “Under My Wheels” by Alice Cooper, as well as your own choices of the best car-related songs!  This camp concludes with a performance at Bunkers on Saturday, June 21st.

Open positions: GUITAR, DRUMS

Motown Camp

Starting Tuesday, May 27th

Are you ready to stand on the shoulder of giants?  Because this summer we’re getting a bit funky!  Plug in that Fender P and get ready to groove to some old fashioned soul at our Motown Camp!  You’ll get to jam on such classic 1960s Motown Records hits as “My Girl” by The Temptations, “Signed, Sealed and Delivered” by Stevie Wonder, “You can’t Hurry Love” by The Supremes and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” by Marvin Gaye.  This camp concludes with a performance at Bunkers on Saturday, June 21st.

Open positions: TRUMPET, TROMBONE

Toto Camp

Starting Thursday, May 29th

Click your heals three times and say: “There’s no place like Rock Camp For Dads…”  You’re damned right Dorothy, we ain’t in Kansas anymore because it’s time for Toto Camp!  Play all the legendary 1980s rock anthems that put Toto on the map, such as “Africa”, “Rosanna” and “Stranger In Town”.  This camp concludes with a performance at Bunkers on Saturday, June 21st.

Open positions: this camp is filled!

Jamshop: Rockin Riff Repertoire

Starting Saturday, May 31st

Looking for a little more Mojo on the weekends? Why not give Jamshop a try!  JamShop 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, instrumental, Saturday-morning jamming!  June’s Jamshop theme will be Rockin Riff Repertoire, where we show you the essential classic guitar riffs every rocker must know for a jam session!

Open positions: GUITAR, BASS, DRUMS, VOCALS

July Camps

Rock 101

Starting Wednesday, June 25th

Our beginner’s-level Camp! Over four rehearsals, we’ll match you up with players of your skill-level and interest and introduce you to being in a band in our relaxed, professional and non-judgmental atmosphere! This is where your Rock journey starts!

Open positions: GUITAR, BASS, DRUMS, VOCALS

Rock 201: Summer of Love

Starting Tuesday, June 24th

Hey all you cosmic children, are you ready for some groovy jams?  Don your beads, light some incense and turn your rock power into Flower Power at our Rock 201: Summer of Love Camp!  You’ll get to spread some golden stardust with such classics from the psychedelic summer of ’67 as “White Room” by Cream, “I Can See For Miles” by The Who and ”Purple Haze” by The Jimi Hendrix Experience.  This camp concludes with a groovy in-studio concert at our Rock 201 Performance Party.

Open positions: GUITAR, VOCALS, KEYBOARDS

Rock 201: Power Ballads Camp

Starting Wednesday,June 25th

What do we love about 80s metal?  Heavy riffs? Tasty solos?  The hair?!  Any 80s metal band could have all that, but only the cream of the crop could rock the power ballad!  At our Rock 201: Power Ballads Camp, you’ll get those lighters blazin and the girlfriends in the mood with all the legendary 80s metal power ballads, such as “Is This Love?” by Whitesnake, “Heaven” by Warrant and “Every Rose Has It’s Thorn” by Poison.  This camp concludes with a private in-studio concert at our Rock 201 Performance Party.

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

Def Jam Camp

Starting Monday, June 23rd

Grab that mic and get ready to spit a rhyme!  RCFD is givin you the chance to rock the riffs and the raps in the style pioneered by producer Rick Rubin at our Rock 301: Def Jam Camp!  Share the mic with three other MC’s, backed by your very own DJ and metal band, and play such metal-rap hits as “Sabotage” by Beastie Boys, “It’s Tricky” by Run DMC and “Bring The Noise” by Public Enemy & Anthrax.  This camp concludes with a performance at Bunkers on Saturday, July 19th.

Open positions: GUITAR, BASS, DRUMS, VOCALS (x3)

Summer Blockbusters Camp

Starting Tuesday, June 24th

You laughed… You cried… You rocked!  Coming soon to a RCFD Theater near you, we have our Rock 301: Summer Blockbusters Camp where all the legendary soundtrack hits get top billing!  Get ready to rock such classics as “Danger Zone” by Kenny Loggins (from Top Gun), “The Power of Love” by Huey Lewis & The News (from Back To The Future), “Shakedown” by Bob Seger (from Beverly Hills Cop II) and “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr.  This camp concludes with a performance at Bunkers on Saturday, July 19th.

Open positions: GUITAR, DRUMS, KEYBOARDS

“In Excess”: Aussie Camp

Starting Thursday, June 26th

Are your ready to explore the dark, mysterious and sinful world of the land down under?  In our Rock 301: “In Excess” – Aussie Camp you can jam to the classic rock tunes of INXS as well as other Australian 80s rockers.  We won’t need no didgeridoo to rock your favorite dance-rock hits such as “Devil Inside” and “Original Sin” by INXS, “Beds Are Burning” by Midnight Oil and “Who Can It Be Nor” by Men At Work.  This camp concludes with a performance at Bunkers on Saturday, July 19th.

Open positions: GUITAR, DRUMS, KEYBOARDS

Jamshop: Blues

 Starting Saturday, June 28th

Looking for a little more Mojo on the weekends? Why not give Jamshop a try!  JamShop 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, instrumental, Saturday-morning jamming!  July’s Jamshop will have a Blues Theme.

Open positions: GUITAR, BASS, 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