Midwest Banjo Camp 

Next Dates: June 6-9, 2019

Our Fifteenth Year!

This Was Our 2018 Schedule

Registration for Our 2019 Camp Begins October 2018

Midwest Banjo Camp XV will take place on June 6-9, 2019 at the Olivet College Campus in Olivet, Michigan. Come study old-time or bluegrass banjo with some of today's best players and teachers in both styles. Our program features hands-on classes, demonstrations, two faculty concerts, and still leaves lots of time for jamming with your fellow banjo enthusiasts.

MBC 2018 Group photo

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Midwest Banjo Camp offers the following instruction options

  • Four levels of old-time banjo
  • Four levels of bluegrass banjo
  • Full time program in 19th Century Banjo, featuring Minstrel Banjo, Classic Banjo & Other Early Banjo Styles.
  • Full time program in tenor banjo (tuned CGDA)
  • Full time programs in bass, fiddle, fingerstyle guitar, flatpicking guitar, and mandolin

Format: MBC runs from Thursday evening to Sunday afternoon and offers nine class sessions -- three on Friday, four on Saturday and two on Sunday. There are staff concerts on both Friday and Saturday evenings; over the course of the weekend you'll have the opportunity to hear our entire staff in concert.

The 2018 T-Shirt Design

We had a really special T-shirt design for 2018 courtesy Lansing-area artist Dennis Preston and "the Bard." We figured Romeo and Juliet made beautiful music together, but who knew it was on banjo!!

We'll post our 2019 T-shirt design as soon as it becomes available.