GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance
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Tickets & Workshops

 

Culture Camp

4 days before the festival
July 14-17, 2019

 
 
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IMMERSE YOURSELF FOR four DAYS OF INSTRUMENT, DANCE AND MOVEMENT WORKSHOPS, with Themed Nightly Dinners & Dances!

Steve Riley talks about Culture Camp
Watch here!


2019 Instructors

 
 

Donna The Buffalo

Preston Frank

The Horseflies

Driftwood

Bobby Henrie and The Goners

Feufollet

Miss Tess and The Talkbacks

Western centuries

laila belle

And many more!


Workshops

 

Beginning Fiddle  - Oliver Bates Craven
Intermediate Fiddle -  Claire Byrne
Advanced Fiddle - Judy Hyman
Intermediate/Advanced Cajun Fiddle - Kelli Jones
Creole Fiddle a la Preston Frank - Kevin Wimmer, Preston Frank, Guitars and Accordions welcome! (Tues. & Wed.)

Beginning Clawhammer Banjo - Brian Vollmer
Intermediate/Advanced Clawhammer Banjo - Richie Stearns
Fingerpicking Banjo - Rick Good

Guitar - Jeb Puryear
Beginning Old Time Guitar - June Drucker
Intermediate/Advanced Old Time Guitar- Jim Miller
Cajun Rhythm Guitar- Philippe Billeauxdeau
Flat Picking Guitar - Aaron Lipp and Bobby Henrie
Electric Telecaster Guitar (developing lines, country stylings) -
Thomas Bryan Eaton

Beginning Bass - Miss Tess
Intermediate/Advanced Bass - Brian Williams
Electric Bass - Phillipe Billeaudeaux

Mandolin -  David Via  

Banjo Yuke - Jeff Claus

Creole/Zydeco Accordion - Preston Frank
Cajun Accordion - Chris Stafford

Intermediate/Advanced Pedal Steel - Chris Stafford

Cello - Intermediate/Advanced - Hank Roberts

Improvisation - Thomas Bryan Eaton , Oliver Bates Craven

Honky Tonk/Country Band Lab (including vocals) -
Build a song from the ground up. Listen to country recordings and learn the song as played and sung from the bass on up and play it together as a band. Instructors guide and help with chords, instruments, vocals and harmonies. Bring your instruments. All levels - with Matty Meyer, Kelli Jones, Miss Tess, and Jim  Miller

Native Americana - Keith Secola

The Art of Reading Your Musical Partner - Jeb Puryear (One Off)

Music Industry (The Business of Getting Your Band Out There) - Mollie Farr

Old-Time Jam - Led by TBA

Cajun Jam - Led by TBA

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Triangle - Kelli Jones

Scrubboard - Sally Freund

Everything You Want to Know About Drums for Drummers and Non-Drummers - How to communicate with your drummer, choosing a groove, basic drum techniques, bring a song (not required) and your instrument; sticks supplied. All levels - with Matty Myer    

Explore World Rhythm - Nery Arevalo    

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Singing for Adults -  Claire Byrne
SingSong for Children - Amy Puryear, Lori Burke
Singing Harmony (Duets and Trios) - Rick Good, Sharon Leahy (One Off)
Cajun Song - Kelli Jones, Chris Stafford (One Off)
The Poetry of Writing Song Lyrics - Barb Carbon

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Jeb Puryear
Tara Nevins
Jim Miller
Kelli Jones
Chris Stafford
Keith Secola
David Via
Rick Good
Oliver Bates Craven
Amy Puryear
Jennie Stearns
Barb Carbon
Mijail Martinez

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Choreography - Learn how to choreograph a dance and take part in creating one. All levels - Sharon Leahy
Clogging - Rodney Sutton

GET READY FOR THE NIGHTLY DANCE:
Texas 2-step - Rodney Sutton (Sun)
Cajun 2 -step - Sally Freund (Mon)
Swing dance - Cindy Overstreet (Tues)
Zydeco 2 -step - Sally Freund (Wed)

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Ashtanga - Sharon Leahy
Anusara Elements - Hilary Davis

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SingSong - Amy Puryear, Lori Burke
Passionate About Possums - Rodney Sutton (One Off)
Clogging for beginners - Rodney Sutton (Two Days)
Art in an Hour (Youth and Adult) -  John Vanderhayden
Fun with Percussion - Nery Arevalo

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Art in an Hour (Youth and Adult) -  John Vanderhayden

 
 

Dinners & dances

Nightly dinners and dances are included
with your Culture Camp ticket & OPen to the public

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culture camp Tickets

 

2019 Admission:

4-DAY ADMISSION - $155 in advance/ $165 at-the-gate
This ticket includes four days of workshops plus nightly dinners & dances.

4-DAY YOUTH ADMISSION - $65 in advance/ $75 at-the-gate
This ticket is for youth 15 and under. It includes four days of workshops plus nightly dinners & dances.

SINGLE DAY ADMISSION - $50 in advance/ $60 at-the-gate
This ticket includes one full day of workshops, and dinner & dance on that day.


4-day Camping:

ON-SITE VEHICLE - $175 in advance only (You can only choose this option if you've also purchase On-site Vehicle Camping for the festival as well.)
ON-SITE TENT - $100 in advance only
ACROSS THE WAY - $95 in advance/ $115 at-the-gate
 

SINGLE-DAY CAMPING-

ACROSS THE WAY - $25 in advance/ $30 at-the-gate


DANCE ONLY - ONE NIGHT

$12 in advance/ $15 at-the-gate
You don't have to wait until the festival... Put your dancing shoes on and meet us under the dance tent! 

DINNER & DANCE - ONE NIGHT

$37 in advance/ $40 at-the-gate
Fuel up before getting your dance on! Enjoy a delicious dinner with the company of the GrassRoots Culture Camp community, then dance the night away.