GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance
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Tickets & Workshops

 

Culture Camp

4 days before the festival
July 15-18, 2018

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

Tara Nevins talks all about Culture Camp - Listen here!


2018 Workshops
& INstructors 

 

FIDDLE:

Rosie Newton - Advanced Old Time Fiddle
Judy Hyman - Intermediate Old Time Fiddle
Oona Grady - Beginning Fiddle
Kevin Wimmer - Creole Fiddle a la Preston Frank
Kevin Wimmer - Blues Fiddle
Brazos Huval - Intermediate/Advanced Cajun Fiddle
Kellam Throgmorton - Intermediate/Advanced Irish Fiddle


BANJO:

Richie Stearns - Intermediate/Advanced Clawhammer Banjo
Mac Benford - Beginning Clawhammer Banjo
J.P. Harris - Fretless Banjo

 

BASS:

Ben Gould - Beginning Upright Bass
Brian Williams - Advanced Upright Bass
Geoff Henderson - Electric Bass
(How to develop bass lines, and more)
 

GUITAR:

Jeb Puryear - Guitar
June Drucker - Beginning Guitar
Steve Selin - Intermediate/Advanced Old Time Guitar
Aaron Lipp - Flatpicking Guitar
Sam Broussard -  Cajun Rhythm Guitar
Sam Broussard - Electric Guitar
(Encompassing Traditional and most American Guitar Styles) 
Jeff Malinowski - Introduction to Country Style Telecaster Guitar
 

Banjo Uke:

Jeff Claus 
 

MANDOLIN:

David Via
 

OLD TIME JAM:

A fun Jam after a long day of workshops and before the nightly dinner. Open to all levels! Grab your instruments, join in and experience playing old time tunes in a group. New this year!
 

PEDAL STEEL:

Brock Henderson
 

ACCORDION:

Preston Frank - Creole/Zydeco Accordion
Steve Riley - Cajun Accordion
 

Accordion and Fiddle:

Steve Riley
Kevin Wimmer
 
 

Cajun Double Fiddling:

Kevin Wimmer
Brazos Huval

 

CAJUN JAM:

A fun Jam after a long day of workshops and before the nightly dinner. Open to all levels! Grab your instruments, join in and experience playing old time tunes in a group. New this year!
with....
Brazos Huval
Kevin Dugas

 

TRIANGLE: 

Kevin Dugas 

 

SCRUBBOARD:

Steve Riley
 

AFRO-CARRIBEAN hand DRUMMING
AND SONG:

Kenneth Metzker
 

BODHRáN:

Leah Grady
 

Cajun drums and bass:

Kevin Dugas
Brazos Huval
 
 

Origins of Country Drumming:

Jon Whitlock
 

Improvisation:

Geoff Henderson
Brock Henderson

 

ADULT SINGING:

Maddy Walsh
Tenzin Chopak

 

SingSong for children:

Amy Puryear
Lori Burke
 
 

CAJUN SONG:

Steve Riley
Sam Broussard

 

COUNTRY SONGS OLD AND NEW: 

J.P. Harris
Sierra Ferrell

Jeb Puryear
 

Country Harmony Singing:

J.P. Harris
Jeff Malinowski
Sierra Ferrell

 

SONGWRITING:

Jeb Puryear
Tara Nevins
Tenzin Chopak
Anna Coogan
Steve Riley
Sam Broussard
J.P. Harris
Keith Secola
Uniit Carruyo
Taina Asili

David Via
Daniel Lisbe
Joshua Higgins
Sierra Ferrell

 

NATIVE AMERICANA:

Keith Secola
 

CUBAN SON MUSIC:

Cortadito
 

ACCOMPANYING ONESELF ON PIANO: 

Travis Knapp
 

ONE MIC:
Hip Hop and the power of voice

Dan Lisbe & Josh Higgins of the Gunpoets
 

Workshop For Social Change:

Taina Asili
 

"On The Road Again" 

Learn the business side of getting your band out there with-
Mollie Farr
Ben Greenberg

 

DANCE:

Sally Freund - Cajun Two-step
Sally Freund - Zydeco Two-step
Sally Freund - Texas Two-step
Luigi Llanos - Salsa
Teresa Grady - Salsa
Rodney Sutton - Clogging
Miss Marie Patterson - Youth Hip Hop
 

YOGA:

Lita Remsen - Body Aware Self-Care Movement and Massage
Hilary Davis - Anusara Elements Yoga
Taryn Thompson - Vinyasa Flow Yoga
Hannah Volpi - Sacred Geometry Yoga

ACRYLIC PAINTING:

John Vanderhayden
 

YOUTH SQUARE DANCE:

Rodney Sutton (caller)
 

YOUTH PERCUSSION:

Jon Whitlock
 

 
 

2018
Dinners & dances

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

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culture camp Tickets

 

Admission:

4-DAY ADMISSION - $130 in advance/ $145 at-the-gate
This ticket includes four days of workshops plus nightly dinners & dances.

4-DAY YOUTH ADMISSION - $60 in advance/ $60 at-the-gate
This ticket is for youth 15 and under. It includes four days of workshops plus nightly dinners & dances.

SINGLE DAY ADMISSION - $45 in advance/ $50 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 - $90 in advance/ $100 at-the-gate
 

SINGLE-DAY CAMPING-

ACROSS THE WAY - $25 per day (Pay when you arrive. No advanced single-day camping tickets sold.)


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

$30 in advance & 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.