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.

October 17 at 7PM

Jazz Jam

At Sweetwater

Get together for an evening of musical exploration in a relaxed, laid-back environment. A piano, drum kit, amps, and mics will be provided. Just bring your instrument and your passion for jazz!

October 21 at 6:30PM

Open Mic Night

At Sweetwater

Just show up and play! It's that simple. Whether you've never performed, or you're a seasoned performer, come join in the fun in a supportive, encouraging atmosphere. It's all about having a great time making music in a relaxed, coffee house-style setting.

October 22 at 5PM

Open Acoustic Jam

At Sweetwater

Open to players of all skill levels, just grab your guitar and join us for a great time. Play, hang out, exchange ideas, share songs, and have fun!

October 25 & 26

Contemporary Guitar Improvisation

At Sweetwater

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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November 5 at 7PM

Drum Circle

At Sweetwater

Come together to share the rhythm and excitement of Sweetwater's Drum Circle. Something magical happens as people of all ages participate in a musical event where energy is enhanced but talent is not required.

John Patitucci Bass Master Class

At Sweetwater

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 9

Mixing Master Class Featuring Chris Lord+Alge

At Sweetwater

Chris Lord-Alge's remarkable work with countless renown artists including Green Day, Daughtry, My Chemical Romance, James Brown, Tina Turner and more is evidence of his total mastery of the mixing craft. Chris's sound is so highly coveted that Waves created an entire line of signature plug-ins based on his personal gear. If you want to mix like a rock star and learn how to use compression to make phenomenal-sounding mixes, Chris is the man to show you how.
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Tuesday, November 12

Guitars & Violins: Tone Wood & Structure

At Sweetwater

Two master luthiers - one specializing in violin, the other guitar - are coming to Sweetwater to demonstrate the ways in which they approach and practice their craft. This is a free discussion and demonstration with master luthiers.
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November 21-23

Recording Master Class Featuring Jonatha Brooke

At Sweetwater

Record, Edit & Mix Tracks of Jonatha's Next Album! Spend three days in a world-class studio with singer/songwriter and guitarist Jonatha Brooke, learning the intricacies of tracking, editing, mixing, and more.
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November 22 & 23

Discover Live Sound

At Sweetwater

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

At Sweetwater

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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Saturday, December 7

Sounds & Rhythms: A Sensory-Friendly Music Event

At Sweetwater

Sweetwater invites music lovers and music makers of all ages and abilities to join us for our Sounds & Rhythms event. All are welcome, and we encourage you to bring your own blankets, pillows, wedge seats, headphones, or any other items that will ensure your comfort and enjoyment of this enriching sensory-friendly experience.
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