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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, we had multiple competitors from...

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 Wellington, and of course, Veasley....

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 Rolli. Besides all the incredible...

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 to compete for the most...

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, ER featuring Kid Vishis, Collective...

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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 Groove” Joyner, The Interludes with...

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 will be Eckhardt, who will...

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 in the camp’s inaugural year...

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 Nitti, Patrick Pfeiffer, Rob Smith...

Ninth Annual Rocky Mountain Bass Slam Announced

Ninth Annual Rocky Mountain Bass Slam Announced

The Rocky Mountains will be shaking once again at the 9th Annual Rocky Mountain Bass Slam on May 15th, 2016. This year the Slam, held in Denver, will be headlined by bass legend Chuck Rainey and funkmeister Doug Johns along with local performers. “The Bass Slam will showcase the Colorado Bass Talent via several different formats: There will be solo...

Bass Bash Announces 2016 Date, New Location [Updated]

Bass Bash Announces 2016 Date, New Location [Updated]

Mark your calendars, because the Bass Bash is coming back for 2016! The annual bass-centric event will take place after the Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, California on January 21st from 6:30pm to 11:00pm and January 22nd from 7pm to midnight. Each night is packed with exhibits, raffles, and performances by some of the world’s best bassists. After nearly a...

Detroit Bass Day Returns for 2015

Detroit Bass Day Returns for 2015

If you hear a rumble coming from the Midwest, don’t worry. It’s just the buildup to Detroit Bass Day on August 8th, 2015. This year’s event will take place at the Detroit Institute of Music Education and promises to be the biggest one yet. Detroit Bass Day 2015 will be hosted by Lola George with special guest speaker Will Austin,...