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Last Chances to Save on Summer Music Camps!

Summer Music Camps (Ages 6-12)

Only two more summer music camps to go with our upcoming July Summer Rock Camp (7/15-7/19) and August Summer Rock Camp (8/12-8/16). We are continuing our special pricing of saving $80 on these camps if you register now. Regular price for the week-long camp is $400 but now only $320 for a 20% savings. We also offer a family discount of 5% for each family enrolled. Open to all skill levels from the first time beginner to the advanced musician. You will be amazed at what your kids can accomplish in our summer camps from learning to play songs, write their own music, and perform in a band after just one week!

Teen Rock Band Workshop (Ages 13-18)

Our first Teen Rock Band Workshop (ages 13-18) finished up last week with an amazing performance of three songs including two original songs and opening for The Royals and Wild Ire at Blast Off Vintage. This is an excellent way for your teenager in your life to learn how to play in a band, gain confidence and have fun with music. Open to the first time beginner to advanced musicians. This workshop consists of 3 half-days of band rehearsal and performance on the last evening of the workshop at our studio. The August Teen Rock Band is on (8/7 - 8/9). The Teen Rock Band Workshop is open to all skill levels and instruments. The regular price for this workshop is $150, but we are also extending the exclusive 20% off if you enroll now and save $30! As always with all of our programs, we offer family discounts of an additional 5% each.

July Open Mic and Jam Session
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Our Open Mic & Jam Session ~ this coming Wednesday, July 10th, starting at 7:00pm! The Open Mic goes for an hour until 8:00pm & then the Jam Session starts from 8:00-9:00pm. And you'll get a chance to perform on RiverCity's Garage Stage in our new expanded space! Drop in anytime or stay the entire time | Open to all, family and friends invited | Free | All ages | All skill levels! 🎸🎤🥁🎷🎻

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Wild Ire Joins Forces With RiverCity!

Nick Turner

Nick Turner, drummer of Salem bands Wild Ire and Mandark, has recently joined the RiverCity team! Now, students are able to take private drum lessons from Nick and learn how to be a rockstar just like him. Nick is also helping with our programs such as Teen Rock Band Workshop and Summer Mix Tape. Nick is available for private drum lessons. Schedule your lesson now!

Taner Jones

Fellow Wild Ire band member, Taner Jones has joined the RiverCity team as well. Taner is our main retail repairman, meaning he fixes guitars, basses, amps, and anything else you need! Stop in today to our new Pro Shop to see Taner and get your musical instruments repaired or serviced.

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Wild Ire & RiverCity Royals Free Show at Blast Off Vintage Friday Night!

To celebrate our new staff members, our own RiverCity Royals and Wild Ire are playing together on July 12th at Blast Off Vintage at 8pm. Come see this amazing show! Free and all ages.

Adult Rock Music Classes for The Summer Begin July 7th & 8th!
Rebel is for adults ages 19-29 of all skill levels.

Rebel is for adults ages 19-29 of all skill levels.

Rebels (Ages 19-29)

Our Summer Rebels Program is for adult musicians ages 19-29 of all musical abilities from first-time beginners to advanced musicians looking to play in a band once again. Salem Oregon's Rock Academy provides the most unique experience for music lovers and music learners! From beginning musicians to advanced shredders, we provide music instruction in guitar, bass, drums, piano, & vocals. Students learn fast and most of all have fun! Summer season eight weeks and finished with a show on Thursday August 29th. Rehearsals Sunday evenings from 7:00-9:00 pm. Starts on July 7th. Register Here!

Renegades is for adults ages 30+ of all skill levels. We make music education fun.

Renegades is for adults ages 30+ of all skill levels. We make music education fun.

Renegades (Ages 30+)

Our Renegade Rockers Program is for adult musicians ages 30 years of age and older of all musical abilities from first-time beginners to advanced musicians looking to play in a band once again. Salem Oregon's Rock Academy provides the most unique experience for music lovers and music learners! From beginning musicians to advanced shredders, we provide music instruction in guitar, bass, drums, piano, & vocals. Students learn fast and most of all have fun! Summer season eight weeks and finished with a show on Thursday August 29th. Rehearsals Mondays 7:00-9:00 pm. Starts on July 8th. Register Here!

Sign Up & Save On Teen Rock Band Workshop
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Teen Rock Band Workshop (Ages 13-18)

We have also added this summer a Teen Rock Band Workshop (ages 13-18) and this an excellent way for your teenager in your life to learn how to play in a band, gain confidence and have fun with music. Open to the first time beginner to advanced musicians. This workshop consists of 3 half-days of band rehearsal and performance on the last evening of the workshop at our studio. The July Teen Rock Band Workshop is on (7/10-7/12), and the August Teen Rock Band is on (8/7 - 8/9). The Teen Rock Band Workshop is open to all skill levels and instruments. The regular price for this workshop is $150, but we are also extending the exclusive 20% off if you enroll now and save $30! As always with all of our programs, we offer family discounts of an additional 5% each.

Rock Pro Shop Now Open
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Recently RiverCity Rock Star Academy has expanded and become sponsored by some incredible music companies. This means we now sell D’Addario strings, Ernie Ball strings, as well as a number of Sterling by Music Man guitars and basses. We also now carry a wide range of Orange amps to cover all your needs. We are excited about these new opportunities and hope that you stop in to check everything out.

Royals Auditions-Calling Salem's Top Young Musicians Ages 14-20!
The Royals performing at Venti’s this past March. The Royals perform at 20 or more community events, private parties, special events, and opening for local and touring bands during the year.

The Royals performing at Venti’s this past March. The Royals perform at 20 or more community events, private parties, special events, and opening for local and touring bands during the year.

Audition for RiverCity's Show Band The Royals

The Royals Performance Group is an audition-only, skill and experience-based program for advanced students ages 14-20. Students of the Royals group will have a multitude of opportunities to perform at community and private events/parties, opening for other bands, in addition to their performance showcases for family and friends. This program is designed to give students the experience of a real working professional band and further excel their confidence and passion for music. Auditions Monday, July 1st, 6:00 pm. Rehearsals Mondays 6:00-9:00 pm. Complete Audition Details. 

Free Rock Show! Food Truck! Saturday June 29th at 12:00 pm!
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You can catch all the students, summer rock campers and teachers perform some pretty rad songs at RiverCity Rock Star Academy's End of Season & Camp Show! Music starts at noon at RiverCity Studio's Garage Stage! Free! All Ages! Fuego Tacos food truck on site! Studio tours! Program, lesson & camp sign-up discounts! Retail store now open!

July and August Summer Music Camps Sign Up & Save!
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Space is Limited On Summer Rock Camps

Our June Summer Rock Camp (ages 6-12) is sold out. However, there are a limited number of spots available for both the July Summer Rock Camp (7/15-7/19) and August Summer Rock Camp (8/12-8/16). We are continuing our special pricing of saving $80 on these camps if you register now. Regular price for the week-long camp is $400 but now only $320 for a 20% savings. We also offer a family discount of 5% for each family enrolled. Open to all skill levels from the first time beginner to the advanced musician. You will be amazed at what your kids can accomplish in our summer camps from learning to play songs, write their own music, and perform in a band after just one week!

Teen Rock Band Workshop (Ages 13-18)

We have also added this summer a Teen Rock Band Workshop (ages 13-18) and this an excellent way for your teenager in your life to learn how to play in a band, gain confidence and have fun with music. Open to the first time beginner to advanced musicians. This workshop consists of 3 half-days of band rehearsal and performance on the last evening of the workshop at our studio. The July Teen Rock Band Workshop is on (7/10-7/12), and the August Teen Rock Band is on (8/7 - 8/9). The Teen Rock Band Workshop is open to all skill levels and instruments. The regular price for this workshop is $150, but we are also extending the exclusive 20% off if you enroll now and save $30! As always with all of our programs, we offer family discounts of an additional 5% each.