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Great Lakes Music Camp 2018

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Peghead Nation instructors Bruce Molsky, Joe K. Walsh, and Bill Evans are part of the lineup of teachers for this inspiring weekend on the shore of Lake Michigan.

by Dan Gabel
October 04, 2018

Hey Pegheads! There is still time to join three of Peghead Nation's instructors and a host of other amazing teachers at Great Lakes Music camp, October 11 - 14! Bill Evans Banjo, Joe K. Walsh, and Bruce Molsky will all be on hand in West Olive, Michigan for a weekend full of classes, concerts, jams and much more.

The Great Lakes Music Camp (Oct 11-14, 2018 / Oct 3-6, 2019) is held at Camp Blodgett in West Olive, Michigan. The camp offers mandolin, guitar, banjo, fiddle, and songwriting workshops, ensemble courses, hosted jams, music documentary nights, staff concerts, and student performances throughout a four-day period. Highlighted by a private beach on Lake Michigan, the camp offers inspiration and serenity to accompany an all-star cast of instructors that include (in 2018) Bruce Molsky, Bill Evans, Joe K. Walsh, Don Julin, David Benedict, Kenny Smith, Hayes Griffin, Jason Wheeler, Bruce Ling, May Erlewine, Keith Billik, and John Mailander.

Last minute communter/"Day Camper" packages are available at

Great Lakes Music Camp: OCT 11-14 | Camp Blodgett | West Olive, Michigan

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