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Bass Event to Help Bring More Music to Disadvantaged Schools

Bass Event to Help Bring More Music to Disadvantaged Schools

Want to help some kids learn more about music while getting your bass fix? You might need to find a way to get yourself to the Second Annual Lords of the Low End event. The 1:00 – 8:30 p.m. Oct. 25 La Bella Strings-sponsored event at the Cutting Room in New York City will benefit “Little Kids Rock,” a nonprofit...

Seventh Annual Rocky Mountain Bass Slam Set for May 18

Seventh Annual Rocky Mountain Bass Slam Set for May 18

The Rockies will be rumbling this spring at the 7th Annual Rocky Mountain Bass Slam. The day of bass celebration is set for Sunday, May 18th from 1pm to 6pm at the historic Oriental Theatre in Denver, Colorado. The Bass Slam will include solo bass and bass duo performances with a jam session at the end of the show. Performers...

Winery Dogs with Billy Sheehan Announce Dog Camp

Winery Dogs with Billy Sheehan Announce Dog Camp

If you’ve ever wanted to hang out and learn with Billy Sheehan, here’s your chance. The Winery Dogs has announced the Dog Camp, an immersive program for musicians of all ages and levels. The event is set for July 21st through July 25th at Full Moon Resort in Big Indian, New York. Formed in late 2012, The Winery Dogs is...

Detroit Bass Day 2013 Taking Place This Weekend

Detroit Bass Day 2013 Taking Place This Weekend

The bassists in Detroit have a great tradition of getting together every year in front of the Motown Museum for a photo shoot to get the most bass players together in a single picture. As if that’s not cool enough, the event has been expanded with the introduction of Detroit Bass Day, a day-long celebration honoring the legendary Motown bassist...

Victor Wooten Announces Two Day Music Theory Camp

Victor Wooten Announces Two Day Music Theory Camp

Victor Wooten has added a Music Theory camp to his VixCamps schedule at the Wooten Woods Retreat in Only, Tennessee. Scheduled for September 23rd and 24th, the educational event offers classes for beginning, intermediate, and advanced players in addition to full group classes. The scheduled instructors are Victor Wooten, Anthony Wellington and Bob Franceschini, with more to be announced. Subjects...

Victor Wooten Announces 2013 Camps, Mike Stern Tour Dates

Victor Wooten Announces 2013 Camps, Mike Stern Tour Dates

One of the busiest bassists in the business is gearing up for a busy summer. Victor Wooten’s Wooten Woods Camps are starting later this month and running through October. Four different camps have been announced, uniquely focused on music and nature, as Victor’s camps are designed. Things kick off with the Three Week Residency (July 22 through August 11), a...

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Fourth Annual Bass Coalition Summer Workshop Set for June 28-29

Fourth Annual Bass Coalition Summer Workshop Set for June 28-29

The fourth annual Bass Coalition Summer Workshop is set for Friday, June 28th and Saturday, June 29th on the campus of the Shenandoah Conservatory in Winchester, Virginia. The two day educational event includes bass ensembles, masterclasses, clinician concerts, one-on-one instruction, and clinics that range from classical and jazz to alternative playing styles (upright slap bass, etc.), amplification, looping, and more....

Yes Announce Yestival

Yes Announce Yestival

Yes fans, mark your calendars: the iconic progressive rock band has announced their first ever festival, called “Yestival.” Set for Saturday, August 3rd at Camden, New Jersey’s Susquehanna Bank Center, the day long event will include performances by the band as well as The Musical Box, Renaissance featuring Anne Haslam, Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy and other acts to be announced....

2013 ISB Convention Headliners to Include Victor Wooten, Ron Carter

2013 ISB Convention Headliners to Include Victor Wooten, Ron Carter

The International Society of Bassists’ biennial convention is set for June 2nd through June 8th, 2013 at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York, and this year promises to be another great get-together. The week-long bass hang features over 200 events for bassists of all walks, including clinics, classical and jazz competitions, bass making competitions, performances and more....

BassUp! 2012

BassUp! 2012

BassUp! is returning for 2012 this year on November 10th. Held in Atlanta, Georgia, the annual bass festival will focus on solo bass with performances by players from around the country. Bassists for the event include Trip Wamsley, Edo Castro, Darren Michaels, Scott Fernandez, Myron Bennell Carroll, Aaron Gibson, Brittany Frompovich, Russ Rodgers, Craig Shaw, Luke Putney, and Christopher “C3”...