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
Jim Lauderdale
Jeff Malinowski
Sierra Ferrell

SONGWRITING:

Jeb Puryear
Tara Nevins
Jim Lauderdale
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
 

TAI CHI:

Jim Lauderdale
 

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.