Bluegrass Jam Camp

Myrtle Beach KOA Campground 613 5th Avenue South, Myrtle Beach, SC, United States

Bluegrass Jam Camp

Kings Mountain State Park 1277 Park Rd, Blacksburg, SC, United States

Jam Camp

Boiling Springs, SC private residence, Boiling Springs, SC, United States

Weekend Jam Camp

Kings Mountain State Park 1277 Park Rd, Blacksburg, SC, United States

Weekend Jam Camp

Taught by Gilbert Nelson using the Wernick Method Abingdon, VA at the Jubilee House Retreat Center 822 East Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210 March 17-19, 2023 Friday 4-8pm; Saturday 10-6pm; Sunday 10-4pm Assisted by Leigh Nelson Tuition: $325 Saturday and Sunday lunch included. $100 deposit holds your spot; 50% refundable for cancellations more than one...

Weekend Jam Camp

Myrtle Beach KOA Campground 613 5th Avenue South, Myrtle Beach, SC, United States

Weekend Jam Camp

Taught by Gilbert Nelson using the Wernick Method Abingdon, VA at the Jubilee House Retreat Center 822 East Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210 March 17-19, 2023 Friday 4-8pm; Saturday 10-6pm; Sunday 10-4pm Assisted by Leigh Nelson Tuition: $325 Saturday and Sunday lunch included. $100 deposit holds your spot; 50% refundable for cancellations more than one...

Weekend Jam Camp

New Faith Baptist Church 1224 Mayberry Rd, Dallas, NC, United States

Register now for Gilbert’s camp!

  • All bluegrass instruments welcome
  • No jamming experience necessary
  • You will be jamming in the first class!
  • Friendly, encouraging, knowledgeable teaching
  • Hands-on learning in large and small groups
  • Gentle tempos! Mistakes expected!
  • Music/tab reading not needed or used
  • Singing not required, but encouraged and taught
  • Soloing not required! “Faking” solos taught

Do you qualify? It’s easier than you may think!
If you play guitar, mandolin, banjo, fiddle, bass, or dobro… you can be part of a bluegrass jam. Only requirements - be able to:

  • Tune your instrument and
  • Change smoothly between G, C, D, and A (or the notes that work on bass and fiddle)

Bluegrass Jam Camp prior to MerleFest

Camp Harrison 7901 South NC Highway 18, Boomer, NC, United States

Taught by Gilbert Nelson using the Wernick Method Boomer, NC just prior to MerleFest Camp Harrison, 7901 South NC Highway 18, Boomer NC 28606 (10 miles south of Wilkesboro) Monday – Thursday 9:15am-5:00pm each day Tuition: $485 Includes lunches, snacks, and Camp Harrison student fee. $15 off through Feb 1. $100 deposit holds your spot; 50%...

Weekend Jam Camp

Jubilee House Retreat Center 822 East Main St, Abingdon, VA, United States

Register now for Gilbert’s camp!

  • All bluegrass instruments welcome
  • No jamming experience necessary
  • You will be jamming in the first class!
  • Friendly, encouraging, knowledgeable teaching
  • Hands-on learning in large and small groups
  • Gentle tempos! Mistakes expected!
  • Music/tab reading not needed or used
  • Singing not required, but encouraged and taught
  • Soloing not required! “Faking” solos taught

Do you qualify? It’s easier than you may think!
If you play guitar, mandolin, banjo, fiddle, bass, or dobro… you can be part of a bluegrass jam. Only requirements - be able to:

  • Tune your instrument (electronic tuning devices welcome) and
  • Change smoothly between G, C, D, and A. (Fiddles and basses need to know which notes work with which chords)

Bluegrass Jam Camp

Jubilee House Retreat Center 822 East Main St, Abingdon, VA, United States

Calling All Pickers!
You'll be sent student materials as soon as you register.

  • Learn to jam with people like you
  • Hands-on instruction: rhythm, lead, harmony singing
  • Learn standard bluegrass repertoire and etiquette
  • Friendly, encouraging, knowledgeable teaching
  • Intermediates welcome, given extra challenges
  • Only requirement: play G, C, D, A chords (or matching notes on fiddle or bass