Midwest Banjo Camp Is Now Open

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Dates: June 7-10, 2018

Our Fourteenth Year!

Just Posted, Our 2018 Schedule!!

Midwest Banjo Camp XIV will take place on June 7-10, 2018 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 2017 Group Photo

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Midwest Banjo Camp offers instruction at four levels in both old-time and bluegrass banjo. We also offer full time programs in bass, fiddle, fingerstyle guitar, flatpicking guitar, and mandolin. But wait, there's more . . .

NEW THIS YEAR: MBC expands its exploration of banjo playing styles by introducing two new full-time programs:

  • 19th Century Banjo, featuring Minstrel Banjo, Classic Banjo & Other Early Banjo Styles.
  • 4-String Banjo,  featuring both Tenor Banjo (tuned CGDA) and Plectrum Banjo (tuned (CGBD)

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.