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Special Events

There’s always a fun new way to grow at Sweetwater. Whether you’re looking to jump into a workshop, learn from national and international experts, spend the summer at one of our amazing camps, sharpen your skills, or develop new ones, we’ve got something to help you live your music dream. New events are posted regularly, so check back often.

Rock Camp '21

Rock Camp '21

Summer 2021! | Sweetwater

Rock Camp is a thrilling, five-day crash course in rock 'n' roll for aspiring musicians ages 12-18. You'll form a band, write your own song together, and record it in Sweetwater's world-class recording studios. Best of all, your band will end the week performing onstage in Sweetwater's state-of-the-art Performance Theatre.
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Dueling Pianos: An evening with Joseph Martin and Joel Raney

Dueling Pianos: An evening with Joseph Martin and Joel Raney

August 6 | 7PM | Sweetwater

Enjoy an evening of dueling pianos highlighting the sacred-piano repertoire of Joseph Martin and Joel Raney. A meet and greet with the award-winning musicians will follow. Books and CDs will be available for purchase and signing.
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Sacred Choral Reading Session with Joel Raney and Joseph Martin

Sacred Choral Reading Session with Joel Raney and Joseph Martin

August 7, 9AM-4PM | 7PM | Sweetwater

Take your church choir to the next level, and plan your next year's choir direction by attending the Sacred Choral Reading Session. This event at Sweetwater features the expertise and repertoire of Joseph Martin and Joel Raney, as well as the repertoire of several other composers. Ideal for churches, choirs, choir directors, or sacred-music enthusiasts!
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John Jorgenson's Eclectic Electric Guitar Workshop

John Jorgenson's Eclectic Electric Guitar Workshop

August 12-14, 10AM-5PM | 7PM | Sweetwater

Learn from three of the world's top 10 guitarists at this electric guitar workshop led by John Jorgenson and his friends Laurence Juber and Carl Verheyen. These icons will offer guitarists a wealth of information collected from their 150 years of combined experience from recording and performing with some of the biggest artists of all time. This is a three-day, in-person event hosted at Sweetwater.
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Recording Workshop Featuring J.D. Simo

Recording Workshop Featuring J.D. Simo

August 13-14 | 9AM-5PM | Sweetwater

This 2-day hands-on studio session with producer/engineer Shawn Dealey features the psychedelic-blues style of JD Simo and his band. Learn how to capture a live-show feel of free-form psychedelic blues recorded in a controlled studio environment.
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Recording Workshop Featuring Lee Roy Parnell

Recording Workshop Featuring Lee Roy Parnell

August 27-28 | 9AM-5PM | Sweetwater

Join Sweetwater's Shawn Dealey as he leads a two-day workshop with Grammy-nominated slide guitar master Lee Roy Parnell. Prepare, record, mix, and finish a song with pro techniques you can take back to your own studio.
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