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Labor Day Weekend
Aug 30, 31, & Sept 1, 2024

Grove, OK

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Contest, Bluegrass,
Swing, and more...
All Musicians Welcome!
    All Levels
All Ages
Great Food
Great Music
    Individual and
Group Sessions
RV and Tent Camping,
Fishing, Boating
    Learn from The Best Bring the Whole Family
and Enjoy!
Enjoy Oklahoma's beautiful fall weather
on Grand Lake O' the Cherokees

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Fiddle Camp Schedule
(subject to change) REGISTER ONLINE

Daytime Events

Foundation Free Will Baptist Church
23800 US-59, Grove OK 74344

Saturday and Sunday
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
(Doors open 8:30 a.m.)
 Workshops, Master Demonstrations
and Group Sessions

Special appearances by
fiddle groups, master fiddlers,
top contest fiddlers

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Evening Events
Snider's Camp

Friday evening
6:00 p.m.
Fish Fry Dinner and Kick-off Party
Bluegrass Friends & Jamming
Meet your friends and practice up for the Workshops and Amateur Fiddle Play-In

Saturday evening
6:00 p.m.
Bar BQ Dinner
Amazing Amateur Play-In
Open Stage, Jam Sessions

Sunday evening
Informal Pickin' Party
Open Stage, Jam Sessions
Stay as long as you like!

Groups and individuals welcome to perform on Snider's Camp Stage.

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Further Information:


Fri. evening, 6:00 p.m., at Snider's Camp - Bar BQ Dinner, Kick-off Party & Jam. Saturday, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., at Grove Civic Center - Workshops, Master Demonstrations and Group Sessions. Sat. evening, 6:00 p.m., at Snider's Camp - Fish Fry, Amazing Amateur Play-In   Sunday, 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m., at Grove Civic Center - Workshops, Master Demonstrations and Group Sessions.

Sun. evening, at Snider's Camp - Informal Pickin' Party and Jams continue at Snider's Camp.  Stay as long as you like!  


ZOOM Schedule available soon. Check in 4pm Friday for technical check, then two intensive days of learning with Top Instructors:

Babette Allen - Fiddle Tunes, Technique, Improv
Junior Marriott - Contest & Swing
Shirley Adams - Old Time Fiddle & Spoons
Jim Garling - Guitar
Russ Weeks - Mandolin
Barry Patton - Rhythm Bones
Jana Jae - Fiddle tricks and tips - dress up a tune 




Workshop Registration Fee: $150.00 (if postmarked by Aug. 15, $100).  One day only: $80.00.  More than one family member: $85.00 ea.

ZOOM Participants Fee: $100.00, use online Registration Form


We are holding a SAFE event with all
  Covid safety precautions in place:
- Masks available and encouraged
- Hand sanitizer available
- Wash hands before and after class
- Wash hands before and after meals
- Practice social distancing
- Be courteous and avoid touching
Because of no hands on instruction this year, the minimum age to register is 7 years old and all participants must have a working knowledge of how to hold the violin and bow.  There are good tutorials online.


Meals available at cost, per person
Lunch $
7; Dinner $10 Camping available (at Snider's Camp):
   - RV $12.00 per night (normally $15)
   - Tent $8.00 per night
Mail check or money order to: Jana Jae Fiddle Camp, P.O. Box 451590, Grove, OK 74345


From Whom

Itís an inspiring weekend filled with answers for better playing and help with individual problems or questions. Master fiddlers and instructors who are on hand this year to demonstrate, teach, and perform, include*
Brad Adams - Multi-instrumentalist with lots of festival experience

*Shirley Adams - Wonderful instructor - you'll learn a lot

*Babette Allen - Great reader and fiddle player, in demand at many fiddle camps
*Jack Boydstun - Master guitarist, great backup for fiddlers, great lead
*Junior Marriott - Junior Marriott is the epitome of a champion fiddler, with a track record of championship wins and running contests, teaching and mentoring fiddlers of all ages. We are fortunate to have Junior with us to coach advanced contest fiddling aficionados!
*Jim Garling - Singer, songwriter and guitarist. Jim will work with musicians in the guitar workshop.
*David Karnes - Fantastic percussionist who will give master classes and performances during fiddle camp!
*Sydni Coleman - Reads and plays by ear, novice contest fiddling

Rosie Gorrell - Plays bass in the Osage Stomp String Band and many other groups. She will conduct a bass workshop and will be onstage with several groups over the weekend.

Jocelyn Rowland Khalaf - TU graduate, in demand, excellent Suzuki teacher, member of "We the Ghost" rock band, will be teaching rock, Celtic and Lindsey Stirling styles!
Faye Millen - Outstanding teacher, Suzuki instructor
*Judy Jones - Judy is a seasoned teacher of all string instruments, an arranger, a composer, and founder of her own very successful bluegrass band.
*Russ Weeks - Contest fiddler, great teacher with many students; owns music store. MANDOLIN WORKSHOP scheduled for Saturday, 12:30-1:30 pm
*Shelly Williams - Outstanding violinist, fiddler and instructor. Great with kids!
Will Bush - Will is a member of the Northwest Arkansas Symphony, a soloist and a teacher. He has coached at Fiddle Camp many years and is always outstanding and in demand!
*Jim Christian - Jim is a multi-instrumentalist, proficient on guitar, mandolin, and fiddle. He comes all the way from Colorado to teach and entertain. Ask hiim - he'll know the answer and help you achieve your goals!

*Barry Patton - 2019 World Champion bones player, great instructor, adds to any performance with amazing technique and rhythms.

*Jana Jae - Winning contest fiddler, concertmaster and soloist, string music educator, television, recording and touring artist

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