Bluegrass Jam Camp

Taught by Gilbert Nelson using the Wernick Method*

Big Stone Gap, VA during the Blue Highway Festival

Big Stone Gap Visitor Center, 306 Wood Ave E, Big Stone Gap, VA 24219

October 4-6, 2023

Wednesday 2-7pm; Thursday 10am-6pm; Friday 10am-4pm

Tuition: $325

$100 deposit holds your spot; 50% refundable for cancellations more than one month in advance. You will be sent the full set of of student materials as soon as you register.

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Weekend Bluegrass 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

November 3-5, 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 month in advance.

You will be sent the full set of of student materials as soon as you register.

Lodging on-site available at Jubilee House. Contact Leigh Nelson for more information.

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Weekend Bluegrass Jam Camp

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Taught by Gilbert Nelson using the Wernick Method*

Abingdon, VA at the Jubilee House Retreat Center

822 East Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210

July 28-30, 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 month in advance.

You will be sent the full set of of student materials as soon as you register.

Lodging on-site available at Jubilee House. Contact Leigh Nelson for more information.

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Weekend Bluegrass Jam Camp

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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 month in advance.

You will be sent the full set of of student materials as soon as you register.

Lodging on-site available at Jubilee House. Contact Leigh Nelson for more information.

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Free Bluegrass Jam Class

Taught by Gilbert Nelson using the Wernick Method*

Big Stone Gap, VA during Mountain Music Heritage Week (just prior to Blue Highway Fest)

Big Stone Gap Visitor Center, 306 Wood Ave E, Big Stone Gap, VA 24219

October 6-8, 2022

Thursday 2-4pm; Friday and Saturday 10am-12pm

Tuition: FREE!! No festival admission required.

Attend any/all of the 3 sessions. You will be sent the full set of of student materials as soon as you register.

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Bluegrass Jam Camp

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Taught by Vince May using the Wernick Method*

Syria, VA at Grave’s Mountain Farm & Lodges

205 Graves Mountain Lane, Old Blue Ridge Turnpike, Syria, VA 22743

October 28-30, 2022

Friday 6-10pm; Saturday 10am-6pm; Sunday 10am-2pm

Tuition: $250

$20 off through Sep 28. $50 deposit holds your spot; 50% refundable for cancellations more than one month in advance. You will be sent the full set of of student materials as soon as you register.

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Weekend Bluegrass Jam Camp

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Taught by Gilbert Nelson using the Wernick Method*

Abingdon, VA at the Jubilee House Retreat Center

822 East Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210

June 2-5, 2022

Thursday 4-8pm; Friday and Saturday 10-6pm; Sunday 10-4pm

Assisted by Leigh Nelson

Tuition: $425

Friday, Saturday and Sunday lunches included. $150 deposit holds your spot; 50% refundable for cancellations more than one month in advance.

You will be sent the full set of of student materials as soon as you register.

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Weekend Bluegrass Jam Camp

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Taught by Gilbert Nelson using the Wernick Method*

Abingdon, VA at the Jubilee House Retreat Center

822 East Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210

October 14-16, 2022

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 month in advance.

You will be sent the full set of of student materials as soon as you register.

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Weekend Bluegrass Jam Camp

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Taught by Gilbert Nelson using the Wernick Method*

Abingdon, VA at the Jubilee House Retreat Center

822 East Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210

March 11-13, 2022

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 month in advance.

You will be sent the full set of of student materials as soon as you register.

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About Gilbert Nelson

Teacher Gilbert Nelson with banjo

Gilbert Nelson has been a regular on the jam scene for 30 years, with a passion for jamming, performing and teaching a variety of instruments. Gilbert’s teaching is action packed and always encouraging, emphasizing fun and success, providing a safe and supportive learning environment while still finding ways to stretch comfort zones and bring students to a higher level of musical maturity.

Gilbert leads his own band “The Jam Town Grass” as well as coaching other groups in musicianship and stagecraft.

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