Weekend 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

Weekend Bluegrass 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

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

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)