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  • 10th Annual Rocky Mountain Bass Slam Set for June 4th

    10th Annual Rocky Mountain Bass Slam Set for June 4th

    The Rocky Mountain Bass Slam is celebrating its 10th Anniversary in style. Dubbed “A Decade of Bass Celebration,” the annual event will take place June 4th in Golden, Colorado with a host of incredible bassists including two legends. “In 2017 the RMBS will be featuring two national bass performers in the Legendary Chuck Rainey and... »

  • Phil Jones Bass Hosts Second Solo Bass Competition

    Phil Jones Bass Hosts Second Solo Bass Competition

    Calling all solo bass players! Phil Jones Bass, La Bella Strings, MTD Basses, and Tsunami Cables are teaming up for a solo bass competition to be held June 3rd in Brooklyn, New York. The day-long event will also include a Bass Expo showing off all the best gear from the sponsors. “In the previous competition,... »

  • Gerald Veasley’s Bass Boot Camp Returns for 2017

    Gerald Veasley’s Bass Boot Camp Returns for 2017

    Gerald Veasley’s Bass Boot Camp is returning for 2017, and it’s promising to be another great event. The three-day camp will take place March 17th through the 19th in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a great lineup of instructors. This year participants will learn from Bryan Beller, Mike Pope, Adam Nitti, Justin Raines, Freekbass, Rob Smith, Anthony... »

  • Bass Bash Returns for 2017

    Bass Bash Returns for 2017

    The Bass Bash is back for 2017! Coinciding with the annual Winter NAMM Show, this year’s event is bound to be another great one. The lineup this year includes bass legends and international stars, featuring Chuck Rainey, Michael League, Janek Gwizdala, Federico Malaman, Amanda Ruzza, Bryan Ladd, Tony Grey, Andrew Gouché, Ida Nielsen and Maurizio... »

  • Bradetich Foundation Announces 2nd International Double Bass Solo Competition

    Bradetich Foundation Announces 2nd International Double Bass Solo Competition

    Attention double bassists: The Bradetich Foundation has announced its Second International Double Bass Solo Competition. Hosted at the University of North Texas in Denton, the event is set for September 1st through the 5th in 2017 and will have a first prize award valued at $30,000. “The finest solo performers in the world are invited... »

  • Detroit Bass Day 2016 to Honor Prince

    Detroit Bass Day 2016 to Honor Prince

    One of the best bass get togethers is back for 2016, and this year the Detroit Bass Day will be paying tribute to the late, great Prince. The event will once again take place at the Detroit Institute of Music Education with Lola George hosting. This year will feature performances by Amp Fiddler, Brad Russell,... »

  • Roy Vogt Presents the 6th Annual Thunder Row Bass Invitational at Summer NAMM 2016

    Roy Vogt Presents the 6th Annual Thunder Row Bass Invitational at Summer NAMM 2016

    Roy Vogt’s Thunder Row Bass Invitational is back for its sixth year. The two-day event will be held in Nashville, Tennessee at the Douglas Corner Café on June 23rd and 24th to coincide with the annual Summer NAMM show. This year’s event will have an incredible roster of bassists. Thursday night will showcase Anthony “Smooth... »

  • Fur Peace Ranch Announces 2016 Bass Workshops

    Fur Peace Ranch Announces 2016 Bass Workshops

    Jorma Kaukonen’s Fur Peace Ranch and Arts Center has announced its lineup of bass workshops for 2016, and it’s bound to be a good year. Kaukonen’s Hot Tuna partner and regular FPR educator Jack Casady will return while bassists Kai Eckhardt and Bobby Vega will teach their own workshops this summer and fall. First up... »

  • Victor Wooten’s VixCamps Open For Registration

    Victor Wooten’s VixCamps Open For Registration

    Registration is now open for Victor Wooten’s 2016 Music and Nature Camps. This season includes five main programs at Wooten Woods outside of Nashville, Tennessee plus three additional programs that branch out the educational offerings. VixCamps kicks off with the original Bass/Nature Camp from July 18th to the 24th. “Following the outline set in motion... »

  • Gerald Veasley’s Bass BootCamp Returns March 18-20

    Gerald Veasley’s Bass BootCamp Returns March 18-20

    Gerald Veasley’s Bass Boot Camp is back in Philadelphia again this year from March 18th through the 20th. Led by Veasley, the camp three-day camp includes workshops, lessons, masterclasses, and performances by world class bass players to teach bassists of all levels. This year’s workshop instructors include Gail Ann Dorsey, Andrew Gouché, Tony Grey, Adam... »