Blues Camp 2017

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Registration is now CLOSED for 2017 Blues Camp

10th Annual

A Blues Music Summer Day Camp

For Young Musicians

August 8 – 11, 2017


Play on Stage at the 2017 TD Kitchener Blues Festival!

Deadline For Registration

Friday July 14, 2017

Experience … The Blues!


Grand River Blues Camp

Kitchener Collegiate Institute., Kitchener

Camp Hours

Drop Off:           8:30—9:00AM

Blues Camp:     9:00—3:30PM

Pick Up:            3:30—3:45PM

Camp Fee

$175 Per Participant

(with Registration Form)

Registration Deadline:  Friday July 14, 2017

Lunch Included with Registration Fee


Snacks and Refreshments provided each day for Campers

Need More Information?

Phone:  519-496-9449 or 519-638-5268



Who Should attend Blues Camp?

  • You are between 12 and 18 years of age (with exceptions)
  • You play guitar, drums, bass, keyboard, horns, harmonica, vocals
  • You have acquired basic skills on your instrument
  • You want to learn to play the blues
  • You want to make new friends and meet other young musicians
  • You want to learn from working professional blues musicians
  • You want to learn blues licks and techniques
  • You want to form your own band/group
  • You want to learn to perform on stage and jam with the Pros
  • You want to learn to set up sound system and stage equipment
  • You want to compose some original blues music


THE GRAND RIVER BLUES CAMP is an opportunity for young, aspiring musicians, who want to perform!  The camp is a perfect supplement to private lessons and practicing.  Play with other young artists and learn from and perform with local, professional blues musicians.  The camp is a great opportunity to improve your music skills and to learn about blues. The music that is the foundation for rock, hip hop, r&b and most modern popular music.


Take Part in the Grand River Blues Camp Showcase

Friday August 11th, 2017

Blues Campers will perform their final concert, Friday afternoon on stage at the 2017 TD Kitchener Blues Festival.  It’s K-W’s FREE blues festival so invite your friends and family to hear you 


Grand River Blues Camp Registration Options

1. Register On-line By clicking Here

Pay on-line with PayPal to complete your registration

Please enter camper name



Send the Full Registration Fee to complete your registration

Make Cheques Payable to:     The Grand River Blues Society

(Send Cheques to Address below)


2. Send In Registration Form 

Print, Complete and Send In Registration Form.

Blues Camp Brochure/Registration Form 2017


Send Cheques and/or Registration Forms to: 

The Grand River Blues Camp

P.O. Box 40109

Waterloo Town Square Post Office