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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”...

Bass Player Live! 2012

Bass Player Live! 2012

Bass Player Magazine’s annual exhibition Bass Player Live! is set to take place October 20th and 21st at SIR Studios and the Key Club in Los Angeles, California. The event brings guest artists to present clinics and concerts as well as exhibits from bass-centric companies. The highlight of weekend is the presentation of this year’s “Lifetime Achievement Award,” which will...

Victor Wooten Offering Free Groove Workshop at Wooten Woods

Victor Wooten Offering Free Groove Workshop at Wooten Woods

Victor Wooten will be wrapping up his three-week residency camp at Wooten Woods by holding a free Groove Workshop on August 11, 2012. Scheduled for 3pm to 5pm, the clinic will feature Wooten, his staff and students, and will be tailored to those who attend. Fellow bass instructor Anthony Wellington explains that since the full Wooten Woods staff will be...

Krist Novoselic to Present Keynote At First CBGB Festival

Krist Novoselic to Present Keynote At First CBGB Festival

The first ever CBGB Festival is set to take place in various venues across New York City on July 5-8. The four-day celebration will include music at over 20 venues, business/industry conferences, film screenings, and a spirits day that will bring artisan distilleries for a day of drinking. The festival’s keynote address will be given by none other than former...

Revolver To Honor Gene Simmons with Golden God Award, Name Best Bassist Nominees

Revolver To Honor Gene Simmons with Golden God Award, Name Best Bassist Nominees

Revolver Magazine has announced the nominees for their 4th Annual Golden Gods awards show, which honors members of the hard-rock and heavy-metal community. The Golden God award, which is given to one special honoree each year, will be presented to KISS bassist Gene Simmons for “embodying the spirit of hard rock and metal.” “It’s an honor and privilege to accept...