Come check out RiverCity Rock Star Academy’s Teen, Adult & Advanced Performance Programs perform short sets of some great music at our Mid-Term Show! And enjoy The Space food and beverages! Show starts at 7:00pm on Sunday, June 2nd. All ages! Kids & Teens FREE! Adults only $5
Shout out to all of our RiverCity family that rocked Make Music Day - Salem! We want to thank all the teachers, students, parents, friends, and RiverCity family that made Make Music Day a success. It was a long day for many of us that started at 7:00 am and finished up at 1:00 am. Thanks to our interns Mackenzie Rolf and Hunter Winnen, as well as student volunteer John Watson in helping us set up early in the morning and assisting throughout the day and evening.
Thanks to all of our teachers and staff Kaylee Bonatakis, David Aizuss, Rebecca McDade, Monica Pomares, Douglas Hoffman, Topher Miguel Rodriguez, Jarred Venti, Wil Bakula, as well as staff Brian Hart, Abby King, Karen Hart Green, Danielle Green and Mark Green. Not only did our teachers help with gear set-up and break-down and directing our program performances, they also performed with their own bands or as solo acts Including the M69's, Lords of Blackpool, Sleep Millennium, City of Pieces, MARC & the Horsejerks, Mr. Frederick's product production co., Ukuladies, Center Mass String Quartet, Gabriel Cox Band, Sousapalooza, Percy Lounge, and Rebecca McDade.
Huge kudos to everyone for helping to make it a great Make Music Day Salem!
The RiverCity Rock Star Academy Summer Mix-Tape Session will play their season ending show along with sets by the Royals and Renegades on Thursday, August 31st from 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. The Space Concert Club at 1128 Edgewater Street NW, Salem 97304. ALL AGES UNTIL 9:00 p.m.
The RiverCity Rock Star Academy Royals will open the Heroes and Rebels: A Tribute to David Bowie show next Friday, August 11 at 6:30 PM - 9 PM with their own set of Bowie songs. This show is free and features many of Salem's top musicians playing a great set of David Bowie tunes. Keizer Rotary Amphitheater at Keizer Rapids Park. 1900 Chemawa Rd N, Keizer, Oregon 97303
Last night our Summer Rock Campers completed the camp week with a show at Shotski's Pizza. It was a great week of music and fun. The students learned how to play rock songs ranging from AC/DC. The Kinks, Green Day, Weezer, The Rolling Stones, and also wrote and composed three original rock songs. The campers learned how to record their original songs and you can listen here. In addition to all of this they created a music video, created custom t-shirts, buttons, and concert posters.
All Ages - 5 Bands - Food Truck at the Beautiful Oregon State Capitol's Wilson Park
The season ending show featuring all of the RiverCity Rock Star Academy program bands including the Renegades, Young Rockers, Rockers, Legends of Rock - Green Day, and Royals will be performing a FREE, ALL AGES and OUTSIDE show at Wilson Park next to the State Capitol Building! Concert starts at 3:00pm so bring your chairs or blankets and enjoy the music!
Bands featured include Rush, Kiss, The Cars, ZZ Top, Green Day, Journey, Pixies, Chuck Berry, The Ramones, Queen, Led Zeppelin, Elton John, Black Sabbath, The Commodores, The Kinks, Dead Kennedys, and The Beatles, just to name a few.
Join Sprague High School's Oly Pageant and the River City Rock Academy Royals for a benefit rock concert! Oly Pageant is an annual fundraiser at Sprague High School for Doernbecher Children's Hospital, and we're teaming up with River City for an amazing benefit show! Come join us on Friday, December 23rd. Doors open at 6:45 and show is from 7:30-9 at the Ike Box. Tickets are $10 CASH ONLY. ALL PROCEEDS GO TO DOERNBECHER (: We hope to see you there!