Tuesday, August 9, 2011
The FUTURE of ROCK, right now
Girls Rock! DC Camper Showcase
Saturday, August 13.
Doors open at 10:30 a.m.
Bands & DJs begin @ 11 a.m.
$10 to a great organization
9:30 Club, 815 V St., NW, Washington, D.C.
Why? Because GIRLS ROCK DC! Forget about kiddie talent shows, you won't find that here. They'll be Blowing the roof Off! Wear dancing gear- Bring your hydropack & lunch money, cuz you will work up a serious appetite jumping around with these Awesome Girls!
"The Future of Rock Is In Their Hands
Fourth-annual All-Girl Music Camp Raises Self-Esteem and
Puts Girls On Stage
WASHINGTON , D.C. — Girls Rock! DC, a local non-profit aimed at establishing a supportive and
creative space for girls to develop their self-confidence, is hosting their fourth week-long girls music
camp this month. The camp will run daily from Monday, August 8 through Friday, August 12 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and will be held at the Mary McLeod Bethune Public Charter School in Northeast
Over the course of the week, an all volunteer staff of educators, musicians, artists and community
organizers, provide campers with instruction on electric guitar, bass, drums, keyboards, vocals,
turntables and digital music production. Campers form bands, and are coached by volunteer musicians to write and perform original songs and DJ sets. And, most importantly, the camp gives young women a safe place to create music and a healthy self-image.
After a week of camp, the girls will showcase their new musical skills by presenting their original works at DC’s 9:30 Club on Saturday, August 13 at 11:00 am. The showcase is open to the public. Tickets are $10 and are available at the 9:30 Club box office and at the door. Free admission for youth 8 and under.
Campers come from all four quadrants of DC and surrounding areas. Scholarship funds were
available for a significant portion of campers. Additionally, campers do not need any musical
experience to participate.
We invite the media to attend one day during camp on Media Day, Thursday, August 11. New to this
year’s workshop curriculum, campers will learn and implement various camera techniques to use
media as a vehicle for their voices." - http://www.girlsrockdc.org