GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance
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Tickets & Workshops

 

Culture Camp

4 days before the festival
July 16-19, 2017

 
 
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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!


 Workshops
& INstructors 

 

FIDDLE:

Judy Hyman - Advanced Old-Time
Rosie Newton - Beginner/Intermediate Old Time Fiddle
Claire Byrne - Bluegrass and "How to back up a song"
Courtney Granger - Intermediate/Advanced Cajun Fiddle
Kevin Wimmer - Creole/Zydeco Fiddle a la Preston Frank
Kevin Wimmer - Blues Fiddle
Oona Grady - Irish Fiddle


BANJO:

Richie Stearns - Beginning Clawhammer Banjo
Mac Benford - Advanced Clawhammer Banjo
Brian Vollmer - Fingerpicking Style Banjo
 

GUITAR:

Jeff Claus - Old Time Guitar
Jeb Puryear - Guitar
Bobby Henrie - Flat Picking in the style of Doc Watson and building your own repertoire
Aaron Lipp - Intermediate/Advanced Flat Picking
Christine Balfa - Cajun Rhythm Guitar
Keith Secola - Beginning Guitar
Max Baca - Bajo Sexto
 

GUITAR BACK UP

Christine Balfa - Cajun
Jeb Puryear - Zydeco
Bobby Henrie - Swing
Aaron Lipp - Bluegrass
Jeff Claus - Old Time
Kevin Wimmer - Fiddle
 

THE ART OF GUITAR AND CELLO:

Jeb Puryear
Hank Roberts

 

BASS:

June Drucker - Acoustic Bass
Joey Acuri - Acoustic Bass
Angelo Peters - Electric Bass
 

MANDOLIN:

David Via
 

ACCORDION:

Preston Frank - Creole/Zydeco Accordion
Ryan Brenut - Cajun Accordion
Josh Baca - Three Row Accordion
 

IMPROVISATION:

Hank Roberts
Eric Aceto

 

CHILDREN'S SING SONG:

Amy Puryear
Alicia Aubin

 

ADULT SINGING:

Amy Puryear
Mollie Farr
Alicia Aubin

 

COUNTRY SONGS OLD AND NEW: 

Courtney Granger
Jim Miller

 

CAJUN SONG:

Courtney Granger
Christine Balfa
Ryan Brenut

 

SONGWRITING:

David Via
Maddy Walsh
Jeb Puryear
Tara Nevins
Keith Secola
Bess Greenberg
Claire Byrne
Jeff Claus
Jennie Lowe Stearns
Amy Puryear
Lydia Garrison
Lora Pendleton
Trevor MacDonald

Jim Miller
Mason Via

Max Baca
Berta Benally
Jeneda Benally
Clayson Benally
 

father & Son duo:

David Via
Mason Via

 

NATIVE AMERICANA:

Keith Secola

 

THE SPIRIT OF THE
NATIVE AMERICAN DRUM:

Jones Benally
Berta Benally
Jeneda Benally
Clayson Benally
 

MOOG SYNTHESIZER:

Emmett scott
 

AFROBEAT DRUMSET RHYTHMS & CONCEPTS - MASTER CLASS:

Andrew Klein
 

BODHRáN:

Leah Grady
 

SCRUBBOARD:

Christine Balfa
 

TRIANGLE: 

Christine Balfa
 

DANCE:

Sally Freund - Cajun Two-step
Sally Freund - Zydeco Two-step
Rodney Sutton - Clogging/Flat Footing
Kurt Lichtmann - Swing (Lindy)
Kurt Lichtmann - Cumbia
 

ACRYLIC PAINTING:

John Vanderhayden
 

YOGA:

Hilary Davis
Marla Miller
Hannah Volpi

 

YOUTH PERCUSSION:

Andrew Klein
 

YOUTH SQUARE DANCE:

Rodney Sutton (caller)

 
 

Dinners & dances

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

Click HERE for details & tickets.

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culture camp Tickets

 

Admission:

ALL INCLUSIVE 4-DAY ADMISSION - $125
This ticket includes four days of workshops plus nightly dinners & dances.

ALL INCLUSIVE 4-DAY YOUTH ADMISSION - $65
This ticket is for youth 15 and under. It includes four days of workshops plus nightly dinners & dances.

SINGLE DAY ADMISSION - $40
This ticket includes one full day of workshops, and dinner & dance on that day.


Camping:

*Camping prices are for all four days. There are no single-day camping passes available. You are welcome to purchase camping and not arrive until Tuesday or Wednesday. However, you must participate in at least one Culture Camp event to camp. 

ON-SITE VEHICLE CAMPING - $175

ON-SITE TENT CAMPING - $90

NEXT DOOR CAMPING - $175


DANCE ONLY - ONE NIGHT - $15

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

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.