Three days, four stages and 40 bands at the beautiful Natural Chimneys Park and Campground in Mt Solon, VA, in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley.Over on the Kinfolk Stage, you’ll find great music, dancing and awesome presentations for the children. There are TONS of playgrounds and games and activities for them to do while you enjoy the music.
Trampled by Turtles,
Steep Canyon Rangers,
I’m With Her,
The Secret Sisters,
The War and Treaty,
Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters,
The Scott Miller,
David Wax Museum,
Ellis Dyson & the Shambles,
The Ghost of Paul Revere,
Jon Stickley Trio,
Old Man Luedecke,
Songs From The Road Band,
Nora Jane Struthers & The Party Line,
The Judy Chops,
The Brother Brothers,
Leah Blevins Music,
The Way Down Wanderers,
Furnace Mountain Band,
The Walking Roots Band
Hampton Inn South is our official Red Wing VI hotel sponsor.
The closest hotels are located in Harrisonburg and Staunton, VA, each only about 15 miles away.
Bed & Breakfasts/Inns
There are numerous Inns and B&Bs in the area. Here’s a partial list:
2487 Hankey Mountain Hwy, Churchville 540-337-8660
Belle Hearth Bed & Breakfast
320 Wayne Ave, Waynesboro 540-943-1910
B&B at Penmerryl Farm
273 Penmerryl Dr, Greenville 540-337-0622/540-292-0897
Blueberry Hill Farm
956 Spottswood Rd, Steeles Tavern 540-377-2240
Cross House Garden Inn
1224 Keezletown Rd, Weyers Cave 540-234-8065
28 N. New St, Staunton 540-885-4220
Inn at Old Virginia
1329 Commerce Rd., Staunton 540-248-4650
Iris Inn B&B of Waynesboro
191 Chinquapin Dr, Waynesboro 540-943-1991
Montclair Bed & Breakfast
320 N. New St, Staunton 540-885-8832
Olde Staunton Inn
260 N. Lewis St, Staunton 540-886-0193
Shenandoah Mountain Inn
434 Shen. Mtn. Dr, West Augusta 540-939-4164
Speckled Trout Bed and Breakfast
607 Oak Ave, Waynesboro 540-946-4899
Staunton Choral Gardens
216 W. Frederick St, Staunton 540-885-6556
Sugar Tree Inn
Hwy 56, Steeles Tavern 800-377-2197
Tree Streets Inn
421 Walnut Ave, Waynesboro 540-949-4484
By The Side Of The Road B&B
491 Garbers Church Rd, Harrisonburg 540-801-0430
High Laurel Inn
51 Horsehead Rd, Grottoes 540-249-3936
Joshua Wilton House
412 S. Main St, Harrisonburg 540-434-4464
Old Massanutten Lodge
3448 Caverns Dr, Keezletown 540-269-8800
Shenandoah Valley Farm Inn
882 Bloomer Springs Rd., McGaheysville 540-289-5402
Silver Lake Bed & Breakfast
1331 Silver Lake Rd, Dayton 540-879-2717
Stonewall Jackson Inn
547 E. Market St, Harrisonburg 540-433-8233
|Red Wing Academy is hosted by Eric Brubaker of The Steel Wheels as a four-day intensive camp held July 8-11, 2018 at Eastern Mennonite University, leading up to a performance on stage with the band at Red Wing Roots Music Festival.
Red Wing Academy is open to non-beginner violin, viola, cello, bass, guitar, mandolin and banjo students ages 5 – 19. Students will receive individual and group instruction from highly trained music teachers and will also be coached by members of The Steel Wheels throughout the week. Daily curriculum will include group classes, mini lessons, improv and jam sessions, technique and tone development, stage performance, electives, recreation, panel discussions, showcases, and more. Each day will close with a camp wide rehearsal to practice for Red Wing performance.
Throughout the 4-day workshop, students will learn several tunes to perform collectively. On Friday, July 13, 2018 the Academy experience will culminate at Red Wing Roots Music Festival with a live, on-stage performance with The Steel Wheels.
Scholarship opportunities are available for qualifying students. Admission to the festival and a T-shirt are included for participants.
Detailed schedule and class descriptions will be announced this spring!
Registration deadline: May 25 (late registrations will be accepted on a space-available basis) Refunds cannot be given after the registration deadline.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 540-588-0332 for more information or to inquire about overnight accommodations on campus if you are traveling from out of town.
Red Wing Academy Volunteer and Sponsorship opportunities are available in exchange for passes to Red Wing Roots Music Festival and other perks. You may also order additional T-shirts for family and friends! Please also consider donating to Red Wing Academy’s scholarship fund. Stay updated at www.redwingroots.com/academy and on facebook!