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2024 Bluegrass Music Season
Bluegrass Music Camps

2024 Schedule

March 8 - 10
Mandolin World Retreat
Benicia, CA
Join us for three days of mandolin bliss. Listen to, learn from and play with two of the most versatile mandolinists of our time - Mike Marshall and Caterina Lichtenberg. No matter your skill level, Mandolin World Retreats will take your playing to the next level.
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March 14 - 17
SUWANNEE BANJO CAMP
Live Oak, FL
Come study 5-string banjo in gorgeous natural surroundings with some of today’s best players and teachers. Our program features hands-on classes, demonstrations, and two big faculty concerts, and still leaves lots of time for jamming with your fellow banjo enthusiasts. Suwannee Banjo Camp offers four levels of serious instruction in clawhammer, old-time fingerpicking, and bluegrass banjo styles. We also offer full-time programs in old-time fiddle and bluegrass guitar
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April 4 - 6
Acoustic Music Camp
Dallas Texas
Acoustic Music Camp is three days of fun and learning in a friendly, supportive environment. We offer classes in banjo, flatpicking guitar, mandolin, bluegrass and fiddling, and bass. We have a world-class faculty who, along with being great musicians and teachers, are great people.
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April 18 - 21
New Mexico Banjo Camp
Kingston, NM
Join world-class players and teachers for an unforgettable weekend of bluegrass/three-finger and old-time/clawhammer instruction, a Saturday night faculty concert, jamming and social gatherings designed for all levels of players. What’s the difference with the New Mexico Banjo Camp? We’re small with a maximum of 25 students, so you’ll have much greater access to our teachers
April 18-21, with Alan Munde, Ned Luberecki and Bill Evans
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April 25 - 28
New Mexico Banjo Camp
Kingston, NM
Join world-class players and teachers for an unforgettable weekend of bluegrass/three-finger and old-time/clawhammer instruction, a Saturday night faculty concert, jamming and social gatherings designed for all levels of players. What’s the difference with the New Mexico Banjo Camp? We’re small with a maximum of 25 students, so you’ll have much greater access to our teachers
April 25-28, with Alan Munde, Bill Evans, Riley Baugus (old-time/clawhammer) and a teacher TBA
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May 29 - June 2
Blue Ridge Guitar Camp
Brevard NC
Instruction at Blue Ridge Guitar Camp will focus on intermediate to advanced bluegrass guitarists, or those players of intermediate to advanced general experience who strive to learn about the bluegrass guitar style.
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June 6 - 9
Midwest Banjo Camp
Manchester, IN
At MBC, you can study old-time or bluegrass banjo with some of today's best players and teachers in both styles; we also offer full programs in tenor banjo, fiddle, guitar and mandolin. Our program features hands-on classes, demonstrations, two faculty concerts, and still leaves lots of time for jamming with your fellow banjo enthusiasts.
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June 9
California Bluegrass Association presents Summer Music Camp
Grass Valley, California
This camp is for advanced-beginners and intermediate players who want to improve their instrumental or vocal skills and work on jamming with others.
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June 9 - 15
Old Time and Traditional Week Steve Kaufman's Acoustic Kamp
Maryville, TN
Flatpicking, Fingerpicking, Celtic Guitar, Traditional And Old Time Rhythm Guitar, Old Time Banjo, Old Time Mandolin, Irish Fiddle, Old Time Fiddle, Mountain Dulcimer, Hammered Dulcimer And Old Time Singing And Harmony
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June 16 - 22
Bluegrass Week TWO Steve Kaufman's Acoustic Kamp
Maryville, TN
Flatpicking, Swing And Western Swing Rhythm Guitar, Bluegrass Rhythm Guitar, Bluegrass Banjo, Bluegrass Fiddle, Mandolin, Songwriting, Ukulele, Bass, Bluegrass Vocals And Dobro â„¢
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July 14 – 19
Camp Bluegrass
Levelland, TX
Camp Bluegrass 2024 is six-day residential camp which attracts bluegrass musicians from across the nation and around the world. This year will be our 37th year to provide world class instruction on guitar, banjo, mandolin, bass, vocal, songwriting, dobro and fiddle. Emphasis is placed on perfecting individual skills and addressing individual musical concerns. The camp will also offer songwriting classes, special sound reinforcement workshops, traditional slow jam sessions and Master classes for each instrument. The faculty concerts and the nightly jams make this a week you do not want to miss
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July 24 - 25
Strawberry Jam Camp
Strawberry Point, IA
Strawberry Jam Camp is a 3-day day camp where you can learn jamming decorum, how to play in different keys, and train your ear allowing you to venture from standard notation or tablature
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August 25 - 30
Pete Wernick’s Level 2 Bluegrass Camp at Silver Bay
Silver Bay, NY
Silver Bay is a large Y Camp and Conference Center, on Lake George in the Adirondacks. 87 Silver Bay Road Silver Bay, NY 12874
All Bluegrass Skills Taught
9am-12:30pm: Daily classes for banjo, guitar, fiddle, mandolin, dobro, bass…AND… Coached small jam groups, intermediate/advanced.
1:50-5pm: coaching on harmony singing (one coach per trio), classes on songwriting, basic music theory, practice “boot camp”, playing under pressure, stagecraft, and more!
Activities every evening: fiddle tune jam, open mics, karaoke, history, jamming, beautiful sunsets!
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August 5 - 8
Th 16th Targhee Music Camp
Alta, Wyoming
Registration for the 15th Annual Targhee Music Camp has been temporarily suspended. Once registration opens back up, please follow the directions below to register for a life changing musical experience.
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August 22 - 25
Blue Ridge Fiddle Camp
Brevard, NC
Blue Ridge Fiddle Camp is where it's at if you're serious about taking your musical chops to the next level. Led by the singular Casey Driessen, it’s all about exploring new directions, experimenting with different styles, and pushing boundaries to unleash full musical potential. Building on the legacy of exceptional fiddle camps, we believe that trying new things is the key to unlocking creativity and aren’t afraid to dive headfirst into uncharted musical territory. Our grooves are deep, our tech skills are sharp, and our musical experiences are nothing short of epic.
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September 23 - 26
Sisters Folk Festival - AMERICANA SONG ACADEMY
Sisters, Oregon
The Americana Song Academy inspires people to believe in their creativity and helps develop a community that supports that pursuit. Participants deeply engage and nurture their music, songs, and aspirations with the help of professional touring musicians.
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