Events

There's always something fun happening at Sweetwater. Whether you're looking to rock the open mic, participate in a group jam, catch a concert, jump into a workshop, or spend the summer in one of our amazing camps, we've got something to pique your interest. New events are posted regularly, so check back often.

September 20 & 27, 6-8PM

Intro to Guitar - Kids

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Take the first step on your path to guitar greatness in a fun 2-day course designed for anyone just starting out. Well provide the teaching materials - all you need is your guitar and some picks, and youll be on your way to learning the basics of guitar in no time.
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September 19-21

Recording Master Class Featuring Eric Gales

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Spend three days in a world-class studio with heavy-hitting blues guitarist Eric Gales, learning the intricacies of tracking, editing, mixing, and more.
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September 21 & 28, 1PM-4PM

Intro to Guitar - Adults

At Sweetwater

Take the first step on your path to guitar greatness in a fun 2-day course designed for anyone just starting out. Well provide the teaching materials - all you need is your guitar and some picks, and youll be on your way to learning the basics of guitar in no time.
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September 24 - 26

Recording Master Class Featuring Oz Noy

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Producer/engineer Mark Hornsby welcomes Oz Noy, Dennis Chambers, Will Lee, and Brian Charette to Studio A for this special 3-day class. Come to Sweetwater and learn new techniques and plenty of pro tips as you record tracks from Oz's newest album, working alongside Mark through the entire process.
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September 24

David Northrup Drum Clinic

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Hard-hitting session drummer, touring artist, and producer David Northrup is coming to Sweetwater for a free clinic - playing along to tracks from his latest solo album, talking about life on the road touring with Boz Scaggs, the Oak Ridge Boys, Travis Tritt, and Rick Derringer, and answering any questions you have about his impressive career, time-tested technique, and well-earned chops.
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September 26, 7-9PM

Ableton Live Workshop

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If youre in the business of making music, you know that Ableton Live is one of the most powerful and flexible ways to take your music from the studio to the stage. This versatile DAW has become the industry standard for small bands, DJs, and Grammy-winning touring artists alike, and if you want to get the most out of it in your live shows, then youll want to attend this workshop.
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October 4-5

Recording Master Class Featuring Al Di Meola

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Spend time in a world-class studio with Al Di Meola, one of the world's greatest jazz fusion guitarists, learning the intricacies of tracking, editing, mixing, and more.
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October 10-12

Recording Master Class Featuring Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley

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Spend three days in a world-class studio with acclaimed guitar duo Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley, learning the intricacies of tracking, editing, mixing, and more. Don't miss this opportunity to sit in on an incredible 3-day recording session with these two heroes of bluegrass, country, and rock.
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October 17-19

Recording Master Class Featuring Carl Verheyen

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Spend three days in a world-class studio with Carl Verheyen, a member of LA's session guitar elite, and the Cranktones - Jim Cox, Chad Wackerman, John Ferraro, Craig Copeland, and Tom Child - learning the intricacies of tracking, editing, mixing, and more.
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October 25 & 26

Contemporary Guitar Improvisation

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For more than 40 years, Marc Silver has been helping guitarists around the world to expand their improvisation skills by showing them how to use the entire fretboard. In this exciting 2-day class, Marc will work closely with intermediate to advanced guitar players, teaching five simple patterns that incorporate the hidden notes that add depth and complexity to every performance.
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John Patitucci Bass Master Class

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Sweetwater welcomes Grammy-winning jazz bassist and composer John Patitucci for an intimate and one-of-a-kind bass master class - during which he will discuss the interplay of a musician's sight, hearing, and touch as they bring out the best in their bass. Bring your bass and come prepared to learn tips and tricks from one of the world's greatest bass players.
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November 22 & 23

Discover Live Sound

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Whether you're new to live sound mixing or an experienced rig runner looking for tips and tricks to step up your game, Discover Live Sound can help. This 2-day workshop will guide you through, from starter-level basics to the everyday techniques you need to feel at home behind the console.
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September - November 2019

Tiny Musicians

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Tiny Musicians classes are full of nursery rhymes, songs, and rhythmic activities for you and your child to share. Sing, laugh, and play together, to build your child's physical, mental, and emotional skills! All while developing a strong and lasting bond.
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